Top Daily Stories for September 2012

Sep 18 2012

U.S. troops ordered to trim joint operations with Afghan forces

Washington Post – Pacific - Tue, 2012-09-18 06:56
U.S. troops in Afghanistan have been ordered to significantly scale back operations with Afghan military and police forces after a spike in fratricidal that has seriously undermined U.S. trust.
Sep 18 2012

Chinese ships sail into waters near disputed islands

Deutsche Welle - Tue, 2012-09-18 04:47
Chinese ships have entered waters surrounding disputed islands and the media report a flotilla of about 1,000 Chinese fishing boats is en route to the area
Sep 17 2012

Study: Military drinking 'culture' now a 'crisis'

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2012-09-17 17:20
A new report says substance use and misuse among troops and their families has become a "public health crisis" and that Pentagon methods for dealing with it are out of date.
Sep 17 2012

Gates, Mullen Blast Congress on Budget Stalemate

The Wall Street Journal - - Mon, 2012-09-17 13:16
Two former top military leaders on Monday blasted Congress for failing to work together on a budget agreement, warning that it could imperil national security if large military cuts kick in next year.

Sep 17 2012

Philippines modernizing to accommodate Corps

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2012-09-17 13:15
As talk intensifies concerning new Marine rotations to the Philippines, its military is realigning and modernizing to accommodate plans for expanded interaction with U.S. forces.
Sep 17 2012

Navy names Adm. Stockdale award winners

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-09-17 12:05
The Navy awarded its top leadership prize to the former commanding officer of a destroyer and the CO of an attack submarine, the chief of naval personnel announced Monday.
Sep 17 2012

Oceana's fleet readiness commander removed

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2012-09-17 10:00
The commanding officer of Oceana Naval Air Station's Fleet Readiness Center Mid-Atlantic has been removed from the post after questions over his leadership.
Sep 16 2012

Panetta Appeals for Restraint in Asian Territory Dispute

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2012-09-16 13:47
China and other Asian countries could end up at war over territorial disputes if governments keep up their provocative behavior, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Sunday.
Sep 16 2012

CO fired amid investigation of relationship

Navy Times - Sun, 2012-09-16 10:07
The commanding officer of Navy Operational Support Center Nashville, Tenn., was relieved of command Friday, because of a loss of confidence in her ability to command.
Sep 15 2012

Mistakes behind Navy’s 34-7 loss to Penn State

Navy Times - Sat, 2012-09-15 21:10
The Nittany Lions raced out to an early lead before pouncing on Midshipmen mistakes to hand Navy its second straight loss, 34-7 on Saturday.


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