Top Daily Stories for September 2012

Sep 12 2012

U.S. ambassador to Libya killed in attack

Reuters - Wed, 2012-09-12 06:08
The U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other embassy staff were killed in a rocket attack on his car in Benghazi, a Libyan official said on Wednesday.
Sep 11 2012

VA falls behind on disability ratings overhaul

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2012-09-11 12:15
The Veterans Affairs Department is more than a year behind on its plan to overhaul its disability rating schedules according to a new report.
Sep 11 2012

U.S. Missile Defense Protections Are Called Vulnerable

The New York Times - Global - Tue, 2012-09-11 11:59
Scientists and military experts working for the National Research Council are critical of the Obama administration’s strategy and suggest changes to the United States’ antimissile system.
Sep 11 2012

Panetta: Navy SEAL writer should be punished

USA Today - Tue, 2012-09-11 08:52
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is suggesting punishment for the retired Navy SEAL who wrote a book about the Osama bin Laden operation.
Sep 11 2012

Al Qaeda leader confirms June death of No. 2

Top Headlines - Tue, 2012-09-11 06:35
The leader of al Qaeda confirmed the death of the group's second-in-command, who was killed in a U.S. drone strike in northwestern Pakistan in June.
Sep 11 2012

China send ships to contested islands

Deutsche Welle - Tue, 2012-09-11 03:10
China has dispatched patrol ships to the East China Sea islands, which are at the center of a dispute with Japan. The move comes a day after Tokyo completed its purchase of the islands.
Sep 11 2012

China Gains Use of Another N. Korean Port

The Chosun Ilbo - Tue, 2012-09-11 00:47
China has gained the rights to use the North Korean port of Chongjin on the East Sea. The move is part of a Chinese push for access to the East Sea.
Sep 10 2012

DOD, VA roll out new suicide awareness effort

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2012-09-10 18:15
The Defense and Veterans Affairs departments announced an awareness campaign, “Stand by Them: Help a Veteran” as part of a national strategy on suicide prevention unveiled Monday.
Sep 10 2012

Amphib CMC fired for ‘alleged misconduct’

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-09-10 16:56
The top enlisted man on the Norfolk-based USS Gunston Hall has been fired for “alleged misconduct” during the ship’s deployment to 5th Fleet.
Sep 10 2012

U.S. War Game Finds Gaps in Amphibious Ops

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2012-09-10 05:05
The Navy and Marine Corps together have successfully stormed more beaches than any team in history. Yet, by its own admission, the team is rusty.

 
 

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