Top Daily Stories for December 2013

Dec 2 2013

1st of 3 Norfolk-based Navy ships heading to Fla.

Navy Times - Mon, 2013-12-02 10:38
The first of three Virginia-based Navy ships is heading to a new homeport in Florida this week.
Dec 2 2013

U.S. Navy's massive power in Pacific

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 2013-12-02 06:59
By his own admission, one of the U.S Navy's top commanders says his Pacific Fleet "gets all the best stuff" when it comes to state-of-the-art weaponry—a reflection of the so-called pivot toward Asia.
Dec 2 2013

VA doctors renewed prescriptions without seeing patients

San Diego Union - Mon, 2013-12-02 03:00
San Francisco VA Medical Center doctors regularly renewed prescriptions for highly addictive narcotic painkillers for veterans they had never seen, according to VA inspector general's report.
Dec 1 2013

Analysis: In the East China Sea, a Far Bigger Test of Power Looms

The New York Times - Sun, 2013-12-01 21:00
In an era when the Obama administration has been focused on new forms of conflict, the dangerous contest erupting in the East China Sea seems almost a throwback to the Cold War.
Dec 1 2013

Generals' emails raise questions in Marine officer's legal case

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2013-12-01 09:57
A Marine Corps officer facing a board of inquiry wants the service to replace the three-star general overseeing his prosecution, saying he may have discouraged another general from testifying in the case.
Dec 1 2013

Marine Corps expands eligibility for lucrative cyber security jobs

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2013-12-01 09:51
Marines in 16 additional military occupational specialties are eligible to make lateral moves into the Corps' growing cyber security community, a career change that could come with a meaty cash bonus.
Dec 1 2013

Report: Iran's navy deploys 3 warships after overhaul

Fox News - World - Sun, 2013-12-01 06:32
Iran's official news agency says the country has redeployed two warships after refitting them with new anti-ship missiles.


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