Top Daily Stories for May 2012

May 1 2012

Navy fires 4 in 2 separate incidents

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-05-01 18:20
The Navy has sacked two commanding officers, an executive officer and a senior enlisted leader.
May 1 2012

Higher profile sought for Pentagon’s Cyber Command

Washington Post - World - Tue, 2012-05-01 16:59
Senior military leaders are recommending that the Pentagon’s cyberwarfare unit be elevated to full combatant command status.
May 1 2012

USNA mid dismissed for wrongful sexual contact

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-05-01 16:45
A Naval Academy midshipman has been dismissed from service after he was found guilty of wrongful sexual contact by a military court.
May 1 2012

LCS-2 Arrive in San Diego Today

Navy News from - Tue, 2012-05-01 16:18
The littoral combat ship USS Independence (LCS-2) is scheduled to arrive at Naval Base San Diego today, marking the completion of her maiden voyage to her homeport.
May 1 2012

Opinion: Transfer of Okinawa Marines a doubly good move - Tue, 2012-05-01 16:11
The long-term strategy the repositioning in Asia is gradually revealing itself. A series of moves in recent months set the stage for rebalancing U.S. naval, air and ground forces in the region.
May 1 2012

U.S. to seek death penalty in Somali yacht hijacking

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2012-05-01 13:09
Federal prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty against three Somalis if they are convicted of murder in the deaths of four Americans who were shot aboard a hijacked yacht last year.
May 1 2012

Unease Mounting, China and U.S. to Open Military Talks

The New York Times - Global - Tue, 2012-05-01 12:43
Despite escalating tensions in the Asia and Pacific region, the two nations have been unable to agree on a serious agenda for the talks that open Wednesday.
May 1 2012

Panetta to Warn That Bad Press Hurts War Effort - Headlines - Tue, 2012-05-01 05:55
When Defense Secretary Leon Panetta visits Fort Benning, Ga., on Friday he'll tell soldiers of the harm that lapses in judgment can inflict on the U.S. strategy in Afghanistan.
May 1 2012

Some Pilots Shun F-22 Over Oxygen-related Dangers - Headlines - Tue, 2012-05-01 05:50
Some of the nation's 200 F-22 Raptor pilots want to be moved into other jobs because of oxygen-deficit problems with the stealth fighter, an Air Force general said Monday.


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