Top Daily Stories for October 2013

Oct 10 2013

Rooney Nominated as Navy Undersecretary

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2013-10-10 21:16
Jo Ann Rooney, a former university president and Massachusetts financial attorney with two years' experience in the Pentagon, has been nominated to become undersecretary of the Navy.
Oct 10 2013

Raytheon Wins Key Navy Radar Competition

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2013-10-10 18:18
Raytheon on Thursday won the contract to build a new radar for the Aegis Combat System.
Oct 10 2013

Navy astronaut pioneer Scott Carpenter dies

Navy Times - Thu, 2013-10-10 18:12
Scott Carpenter, the second American to orbit the Earth, was guided by two instincts: overcoming fear and quenching his insatiable curiosity.
Oct 10 2013

VA doctors tell of opiate pressures

San Diego Union - Thu, 2013-10-10 17:32
VA physicians told a House subcommittee today that hospital administrators regularly pressured them to prescribe highly addictive narcotics to patients, even those they had not personally examined.
Oct 10 2013

Military academy sports to go on despite shutdown

Navy Times - Thu, 2013-10-10 15:09
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has decided that football games and other sports will go on at the military service academies this weekend, and continue through the end of the month.
Oct 10 2013

Deputy defense secretary Ashton Carter to step down

Navy Times - Thu, 2013-10-10 15:00
He'll leave on Dec. 4 after more than two years as the No. 2 civilian at the Pentagon.
Oct 10 2013

Two Navy ex-football players to face courts-martial

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2013-10-10 14:20
Two U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen will face courts-martial in an alleged sexual assault at an off-campus party while a third will not, the academy's superintendent decided on Thursday.
Oct 10 2013

N. Korean Leader Tightens Grip with Removal of Top General

The New York Times - Thu, 2013-10-10 06:18
Kim Jong-un engineered recent reshuffles to retire or sideline old generals and promote a new set of aides more loyal to him.
Oct 10 2013

Ingalls Shipbuilding Starts Sixth NSC Cutter Construction

Maritime News - Security - Wed, 2013-10-09 23:57
Huntington Ingalls Industries' Ingalls Shipbuilding division has started fabrication on the U.S. Coast Guard's sixth National Security Cutter, the Munro.
Oct 9 2013

Navy 3-star fired as No. 2 nuclear commander

Navy Times - Wed, 2013-10-09 16:10
The Navy says a three-star admiral has been relieved of duty as second-in-command at the military organization that oversees all U.S. nuclear forces. He is under investigation in a gambling matter.


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