Top Daily Stories for January 2013

Jan 27 2013

Pentagon to Beef Up Cybersecurity Force to Counter Attacks

The New York Times - Global - Sun, 2013-01-27 23:58
The expansion would increase the Defense Department’s Cyber Command by more than 4,000 people, officials said.
Jan 27 2013

U.S. announces successful missile flight test

Fox News - Sun, 2013-01-27 00:28
The U.S. military says it has successfully launched a missile interceptor rocket on a test flight from the central California coast.
Jan 25 2013

Pentagon: Budget crisis could hurt war effort

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2013-01-25 20:15
The Afghan war effort eventually would be harmed by across-the-board budget cuts, even as the administration intends to shield the combat mission from the reductions, the Pentagon's No. 2 official said Friday.
Jan 25 2013

Attack sub commander fired

Navy Times - Fri, 2013-01-25 17:34
The Navy fired the commanding officer of a drydocked attack submarine on Friday “due to a loss of confidence in executing his duties as the submarine’s commanding officer.”
Jan 25 2013

Pentagon cutting jobs, maintenance due to budget fears: official

Top Headlines - Fri, 2013-01-25 13:31
The Pentagon has begun laying off many of its 46,000 temporary and contract employees and cutting maintenance on ships and aircraft ito slow spending, Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Friday.
Jan 25 2013

Navy ship will have to be lifted off Philippine reef - Fri, 2013-01-25 08:51
The U.S Navy minesweeper that grounded on a Philippine reef last week has taken on water and sustained too much damage to be towed off, the Navy says.
Jan 24 2013

CNO: Sequester could halt strike group ops

Navy Times - Thu, 2013-01-24 21:01
Should sequestration occur after March 1, he warns, the Fleet will be forced to stop “nearly all non-deployed operations,” a move “which will ultimately prevent CSGs and ARGs from deploying.”
Jan 24 2013

Navy reprimands former Porter CO for crash

Navy Times - Thu, 2013-01-24 18:59
The Navy has reprimanded the former commanding officer of the destroyer Porter for dereliction of duty and hazarding his vessel after a review of the ship’s Aug. 12 collision with an oil tanker.
Jan 24 2013

CNO: Hiring freeze, shipyard cuts coming

San Diego Union - Thu, 2013-01-24 17:09
Belt-tightening in the Navy starts now, according to a memo that outlines cancellation of ship and aircraft maintenance, firing of temporary employees, a civilian hiring freeze, and other measures.
Jan 24 2013

Statement from Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus Top Stories - Thu, 2013-01-24 14:15
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus released the following statement Jan. 24 on the Women in Service Review.


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