Top Daily Stories for May 2012

May 21 2012

Pentagon: No Guard attacked in Yemen

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-05-21 09:31
The Pentagon says three civilian contractors — not Coast Guard members — helping train Yemen's coast guard were attacked in Yemen.
May 21 2012

Yemen Bomb Kills 38; U.S. Coast Guardsmen Attacked

Military.com - Headlines - Mon, 2012-05-21 07:29
The death toll from a suicide bombing in Sanaa has risen to 38 troops. In the port city of Hodeida, three U.S. Coast Guard trainers were attacked by militants Sunday.
May 19 2012

Biofuel pits SECNAV vs. House Republicans

Navy Times - Sat, 2012-05-19 10:21
The Navy this summer plans to sail a carrier strike group powered by a biofuel mix amid efforts by congressional Republicans to cut off funds for Secretary Ray Mabus’ signature initiative.
May 19 2012

Beijing rejects U.S. report on Chinese military

Washington Examiner World News - Sat, 2012-05-19 09:22
Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said Saturday the Pentagon report made irresponsible comments about China's legitimate and normal defense development.
May 18 2012

Navy Announces New Uniform Components and Regulations

Navy.mil Top Stories - Fri, 2012-05-18 19:15
NAVADMIN 164/12 announced the chief of naval operations' (CNO) approval of a number of changes to uniforms and uniform wear policy.
May 18 2012

Navy Reserve gets first female commander

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-05-18 15:17
President Obama has nominated Rear Adm. Robin Braun for promotion to vice admiral and chief of the Navy Reserve, the Pentagon said Friday.
May 18 2012

House OKs $642B defense bill

Fox News - Fri, 2012-05-18 14:25
It adds $8 billion, calls for an East Coast missile defense site the military opposes, restricts the president's ability to reduce N-weapons under a 2010 treaty, and preserves ships and aircraft the Pentagon hoped to retire.
May 18 2012

Top U.S. officials say Pakistan to get no apology

Fox News - Fri, 2012-05-18 12:29
A second senior U.S. official is saying the administration has decided not to apologize to Pakistan for the recent accidental killings of Pakistani troops—following months of top-level discussions.
May 18 2012

Pentagon Study Says China Military Getting Stronger

The New York Times - Fri, 2012-05-18 10:37
The annual appraisal of China’s military modernization also suggests Beijing leaders want to project power while avoiding confrontation with neighbors and the United States.
May 18 2012

Coast Guard gets new vice commandant

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-05-18 09:27
A Maine native is being sworn in as the second-in-command of the Coast Guard.

 
 

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