Top Daily Stories for June 2012

Jun 20 2012

VA fixes problem with vets job training program

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-06-20 19:05
With just 10 days before new education benefits debut to help jobless veterans learn a new skill, the VA has rushed to fix a problem that could have left community colleges in 18 states and Puerto Rico ineligible.
Jun 20 2012

Report cites threat from military's political correctness

The Washington Times - Wed, 2012-06-20 15:12
The U.S. military is guilty of political correctness toward domestic Islamic terror, a congressional report says. It concludes al Qaeda is using U.S.-based radicals to plan mass casualty attacks.
Jun 20 2012

Top General Accused of Blocking Corruption Probe to Help Obama - Wed, 2012-06-20 11:35
One of the U.S. Army's rising stars stands accused of obstructing an inquiry into widespread corruption and mismanagement of the Afghan forces he mentored.
Jun 19 2012

Navy: Ships recover about 10 tons of marijuana

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-06-19 15:16
An aircraft carrier group recovered nearly 10 tons of marijuana dumped from small boats in the Pacific Ocean near California's border with Mexico, the Navy said Tuesday.
Jun 19 2012

Navy CO was fired for record falsifying

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2012-06-19 14:10
An investigative report shows the commander of a Maryland squadron that flies Navy leaders in corporate-style jets was fired after she acknowledged falsifying records.
Jun 19 2012

Captain of the Essex fired for oiler collision

San Diego Union - Tue, 2012-06-19 11:43
Capt. Chuck Litchfield was relieved of his command based on an investigation that found that problems on the Essex's bridge contributed to the accident.
Jun 19 2012

Problem pops ups for vets' job training program

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-06-19 10:54
A problem has arisen for a vets’ training program expected to launch July 1: Classes at community colleges in 18 states and territories will not be covered because the schools also provide bachelors’ degrees.
Jun 19 2012

U.S. Plans Significant Military Presence in Kuwait

Fox News - Tue, 2012-06-19 05:28
The United States is planning to put 13,500 troops in Kuwait to provide the flexibility to respond to sudden regional conflicts, according to a congressional report.
Jun 18 2012

Eisenhower CSG braces for nine-month deployment

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-06-18 15:44
The Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group is days away from a nine-month deployment — one of the longest CSG cruises in decades.
Jun 18 2012

USS Wasp skirts major deployments for 8 years

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-06-18 11:22
By its own admission, the Navy is straining to meet operational demands. But one vessel—the amphibious assault ship Wasp—has been conspicuously absent from the deployed battle force.


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