Top Daily Stories for June 2012

Jun 14 2012

Greenert, Winnefeld throw weight behind treaty

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-06-14 15:28
Proponents of a treaty governing the high seas rolled out military star power Thursday to try to lift the prospects for a long-spurned pact that faces strong conservative Republican opposition.
Jun 14 2012

Funding glitch blocks military suicide prevention

The Washington Times - Thu, 2012-06-14 11:06
A legal technicality is preventing the Pentagon from spending millions of dollars set aside to curb suicides, even as suicide in the ranks is on the rise, a nonprofit advocacy group says.
Jun 14 2012

USNA plans stadium upgrades for Big East move

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-06-14 10:07
The Naval Academy Athletic Association plans to spend $16 million to increase seating in Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in preparation for the academy’s move to the Big East Conference in 2015.
Jun 14 2012

U.S.-South Korea-Japan Naval Exercises Set Top Stories - Thu, 2012-06-14 08:15
The United States, the Republic of Korea and Japan will conduct a two-day, trilateral naval exercise June 21-22 in the waters south of the Korean peninsula.
Jun 14 2012

Five injured in USAF Osprey crash in Florida

Fox News - Thu, 2012-06-14 06:37
All five airmen aboard an Air Force aircraft that crashed in northwest Florida late Wednesday have been taken to the hospital, an Air Force spokeswoman said.
Jun 13 2012

U.S. expands secret intelligence ops in Africa

Washington Post - World - Wed, 2012-06-13 21:02
The U.S. military is expanding its secret intelligence operations across Africa, establishing a network of small air bases to spy on terrorist hideouts from the fringes of the Sahara to jungle terrain along the equator.
Jun 13 2012

100-year-old Battleship Texas springs leak

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-06-13 17:11
The battleship that fought in World Wars I and II and has served since 1948 as a memorial and museum flooded over the weekend.
Jun 13 2012

Panetta fears 'another Pearl Harbor' in cyberattack

The Washington Times - Wed, 2012-06-13 16:32
The Defense Secretary warned that a cyberattack on the United States could black out private and government electic power grids, throwing the nation into a panic.
Jun 13 2012

Survey: Young vets respected, seen as stressed

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-06-13 16:06
A new survey ranks the U.S. military among the most “valuable figures” in U.S. society, but it finds a widely held perception that most Iraq and Afghanistan vets suffer from post-traumatic stress.
Jun 13 2012

Coast Guard to break ground on Yorktown training center

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2012-06-13 04:55
The Coast Guard is ready to start building a training facility for enlisted personnel in Yorktown, with a groundbreaking ceremony set for this morning for the construction of Samuel Travis Hall.


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