Top Daily Stories for August 2012

Aug 21 2012

Fund helps Pentagon add clinics for veteran care

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-08-21 11:45
The military gets a hand from a private foundation that is building medical centers specializing in the signature physical and psychological injuries of Iraq and Afghanistan.
Aug 21 2012

Gen. Dempsey arrives in Baghdad for talks

Washington Examiner World News - Tue, 2012-08-21 10:07
Iraqi state television says the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff has arrived in Baghdad for talks with Iraqi officials.
Aug 21 2012

Dempsey's aircraft damaged by rockets in Afghanistan

Reuters - Tue, 2012-08-21 05:26
Insurgents fired two rockets at the NATO airbase in Afghanistan, damaging an aircraft used by U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Martin Dempsey. Hel was not on board at the time.
Aug 21 2012

New Navy electric bills to reward low users

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-08-21 05:10
Starting next year, Navy families in on-base housing who use electricity sparingly will earn a check, while heavy energy users will get a bill.
Aug 21 2012

Iran unveils new missile, other weapons

Yahoo Top News - Tue, 2012-08-21 02:38
Iran unveiled upgrades to six weapons on Tuesday, including a more accurate short-range missile, a more powerful naval engine and an airborne testing laboratory, Iranian media reported.
Aug 20 2012

Obama: Military budget deal unlikely by November

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2012-08-20 22:15
President Obama says he doesn’t believe Congress can reach a deal before the November elections that avoids deep cuts in military spending, but says he is optimistic that the reductions won’t occur.
Aug 20 2012

USCG Cutter Completes Voyage on Biofuel

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2012-08-20 15:17
The U.S. Coast Guard has completed a trip of 3,500 nautical miles on alternative fuel in an effort to help the Navy expand its understanding of potential renewable fuel sources.
Aug 20 2012

Obama draws 'red line' for Syria on CBW

MSNBC - Mon, 2012-08-20 14:10
President Barack Obama said he would have to rethink his current opposition to U.S. military engagement in Syria if the regime there were to use or move its chemical and biological weapons.
Aug 20 2012

Dial back pay raises, report says

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2012-08-20 08:15
The time is right to scrimp on military pay raises, says a new report that appears to agree with a Pentagon proposal to cap basic pay hikes starting in 2015.
Aug 20 2012

Dempsey in Afghanistan to discuss attacks

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2012-08-20 08:15
The U.S. military’s top general was meeting with senior officials in Afghanistan on Monday to attempt to stop the recent wave of attacks by Afghan soldiers and police against international forces in the country.


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