Top Daily Stories for May 2012

May 9 2012

New CG Cutter Has Rust, Holes in Hull

Coast Guard News - Wed, 2012-05-09 08:58
When a boat springs a leak, it's often the Coast Guard to the rescue. But who rescues the Coast Guard when one its new ships does the same thing?
May 9 2012

Poll: U.S. support for Afghan war hits new low

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-05-09 08:25
Support for the war in Afghanistan has reached a new low, with only 27 percent of Americans saying they back the effort.
May 9 2012

House Spares Pentagon, Homeland Security From Cuts

Military.com - Headlines - Wed, 2012-05-09 06:17
Republicans in the House are sparing the Pentagon, veterans and most homeland security programs from the budget knife as action begins on a set of spending bills setting budgets for federal agencies.
May 8 2012

Spouses: Most troops don't seek military help with PTSD

The Washington Times - Tue, 2012-05-08 18:10
More than 60 percent of troops who believe they have post-traumatic stress disorder are not seeking treatment through the military, according to spouses surveyed in a report due for release Wednesday.
May 8 2012

The Sullivans skipper relieved of command

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-05-08 16:34
The skipper of the destroyer The Sullivans was relieved of command Tuesday—the third commanding officer on the Mayport, Fla.-based ship fired in less than two years.
May 8 2012

U.S. sending military trainers back into Yemen

The Washington Times - Tue, 2012-05-08 10:11
The Pentagon is sending military trainers back into Yemen for what it calls "routine" cooperation with Yemeni security forces.
May 8 2012

SOCOM to Train with Digital Brain Games

Wired.com - Tue, 2012-05-08 05:30
The military's latest commando training program will rely on a virtual-reality system already employed by pro sports teams.
May 7 2012

Ship to be named for Navy hero of Korean War

San Diego Union - Mon, 2012-05-07 18:14
The United States will name its newest destroyer after Thomas J. Hudner Jr., the last living Navy recipient of the Medal of Honor from the Korean War.
May 7 2012

Panetta welcomes Chinese general at Pentagon

The Washington Times - Mon, 2012-05-07 15:02
Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta on Monday welcomed China's defense minister to the Pentagon for a broad discussion of security issues that include North Korea, Afghanistan and counter-piracy.
May 7 2012

Navy: Trials successful for newest LCS

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-05-07 13:45
The newest littoral combat ship successfully completed its acceptance trials May 4, the Navy announced Monday, clearing the way for the ship’s delivery.

 
 

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