Top Daily Stories for September 2012

Sep 7 2012

Suspected pirates fire on Italian navy helicopter

Top Headlines - Fri, 2012-09-07 06:58
Suspected pirates opened fire on an Italian navy helicopter on patrol off the east coast of Somalia, hitting a window and slightly injuring a pilot, the force said on Friday.
Sep 7 2012

Japan to boost isle defense capability despite cuts

Reuters (World) - Fri, 2012-09-07 02:04
Japan's defense budget will post the biggest drop in more than half a century next year but Tokyo will make new investments in equipment to help defend remote islands, the defense ministry said on Friday.
Sep 6 2012

Marine Corps evaluates prospect of homesteading

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2012-09-06 16:15
Commandant Gen. James Amos says the Marine Corps could save money by allowing “homesteading,” a practice in which some Marines stay in one region for long periods.
Sep 6 2012

Readjustment issues may spur PTSD treatment

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-09-06 12:23
The stress of readjusting to civilian life is a major reason some soldiers seek treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder, a new study finds.
Sep 6 2012

Neil Armstrong to be buried at sea

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-09-06 10:37
Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, will be buried at sea.
Sep 6 2012

Coast Guard planning for first fitness test

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-09-06 09:01
The Coast Guard is narrowing its list of exercises that eventually could serve as a first-ever service-wide physical fitness test.
Sep 5 2012

Nigeria navy retakes hijacked oil tanker off coast

Top Headlines - Wed, 2012-09-05 11:18
Nigeria's navy retook an oil tanker hijacked off the country's largest city, freeing 23 Indian sailors held hostage. The pirates fled as the navy arrived.
Sep 5 2012

Pirates seize oil tanker, kidnap crew off Nigeria

Washington Examiner World News - Wed, 2012-09-05 06:00
Pirates attacked and seized an oil tanker off the coast of Nigeria's largest city Wednesday, kidnapping an unknown number of sailors who were trying to hide from their assailants.
Sep 4 2012

Pentagon: Navy SEAL book contains classified information

Reuters - Tue, 2012-09-04 16:55
A former Navy SEAL's book about the U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden contains classified information and the Pentagon is reviewing legal options, a DOD spokesman said Tuesday.
Sep 4 2012

F-35B Completes First Airborne Engine Start Tests Top Stories - Tue, 2012-09-04 16:15
The F-35 integrated test force announced the completion of a major prerequisite test for in-flight performance on the short take-off and vertical landing variant of the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighte.


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