Top Daily Stories for June 2012

Jun 4 2012

Can character be taught? Navy finding out

San Diego Union - Mon, 2012-06-04 19:32
Can you teach someone to have character and integrity? The Navy is giving it a try with a new mandatory training course for its aircraft units.
Jun 4 2012

CNO Honors 70th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway Top Stories - Mon, 2012-06-04 19:15
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert delivered remarks at a wreath-laying ceremony commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Midway, June 4.
Jun 4 2012

Marine Corps chief addresses lapses in ranks

USA Today - Mon, 2012-06-04 19:02
The head of the Marine Corps is embarking on a worldwide visit of bases to remind his leaders of the kind of conduct he expects.
Jun 3 2012

China steps up Afghan role as Western pullout nears

Reuters - Sun, 2012-06-03 11:57
China and Afghanistan will announce in coming days a deepening of ties, Afghan officials say, the strongest signal yet that Beijing wants a role beyond economic partnership as Western forces prepare to leave.
Jun 3 2012

Expert: Google’s ship-tracking claim not true

Navy Times - Sun, 2012-06-03 11:24
Can Google track ships — even Navy ships — better than the government can?
Jun 3 2012

12 new ships coming to Coast Guard in Fla. Keys

Navy Times - Sun, 2012-06-03 09:26
Coast Guard officials say new vessels undergoing sea trials in Key West will help the agency stop more smugglers.
Jun 3 2012

Panetta visits former U.S. base in Vietnam - Sun, 2012-06-03 04:58
Leon Panetta visited a former U.S. base in Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam, on Sunday, marking the first trip there by an U.S. defense secretary since the war ended.
Jun 2 2012

U.S., China relations key topic at defense meeting

AP News - Sat, 2012-06-02 04:15
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Saturday rejected suggestions that America's new focus on the Asia-Pacific will fuel conflict in the region or that the emerging strategy is meant as a threat to Beijing.
Jun 1 2012

Panetta: U.S. shifting 60% of warships to Pacific by 2020

USA Today - Fri, 2012-06-01 22:18
The Pentagon will shift more Navy warships to the Asia-Pacific region over the next several years.
Jun 1 2012

Female Marines report for new combat jobs

San Diego Union - Fri, 2012-06-01 17:30
The first female Marines who volunteered for combat positions newly opened to them began reporting for duty Friday, including personnel assigned to the 1st Marine Division at Camp Pendleton, Marine officials said.


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