Top Daily Stories for June 2012

Jun 30 2012

Amphib Wasp to get combat system upgrade

Navy Times - Sat, 2012-06-30 15:36
The amphibious assault ship Wasp’s combat system is obsolete, the Navy says, and has been that way for years, leading to the ship’s withdrawal in 2009 from the regular deployment schedule.
Jun 30 2012

6 months after U.S. left, Iraq violence surges

Navy Times - Sat, 2012-06-30 15:29
Half a year after the U.S. military left Iraq, dire predictions seem to be coming true: The country is mired in violence and the government is on the verge of collapse.
Jun 29 2012

Veterans Outraged at Court For Letting Fake Heroes Lie

Fox News - Fri, 2012-06-29 14:40
A day after the Supreme Court struck down a law that made it a crime to lie about military service, veterans groups and lawmakers are gearing up for another battle.
Jun 29 2012

CO, CMC sacked at Pax River health clinic

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-06-29 14:04
The commander and command master chief of Naval Health Clinic Patuxent River, Md., have been fired after an inspector general’s investigation and administrative reviews.
Jun 29 2012

S. Korea, Japan put military pact on hold after outcry - Fri, 2012-06-29 04:58
South Korea and Japan on Friday postponed the signing of a landmark military intelligence pact after the prospect stirred discontent among Koreans.
Jun 28 2012

LCS Freedom passes key weapons test

San Diego Union - Thu, 2012-06-28 18:13
Sailors on board the high speed vessel successfully tested a package of weapons designed to be moved on and off the ship.
Jun 28 2012

Plebes arrive for Naval Academy Induction Day

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-06-28 14:11
More than 1,200 new students have arrived in Annapolis for Induction Day at the U.S. Naval Academy.
Jun 28 2012

Lies About Military Honors Not Illegal, Court Finds

The New York Times - Global - Thu, 2012-06-28 10:04
A divided Supreme Court said that a federal law making it a crime to lie about having earned a military decoration was an unconstitutional infringement on free speech.
Jun 28 2012

China starts combat-ready patrols in disputed seas

Reuters (World) - Thu, 2012-06-28 05:48
China has begun combat-ready patrols in the waters around a disputed group of islands in the South China Sea, its Defense Ministry said Thursday.
Jun 28 2012

South Korea to Sign Military Pact With Japan

The New York Times - Thu, 2012-06-28 05:39
A treaty between South Korea and Japan will encourage the sharing of military data on their common concerns: North Korea’s threats and China’s military expansion.


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