Top Daily Stories for January 2013

Jan 24 2013

Panetta: Women are integral to military's success

Top Headlines - Thu, 2013-01-24 13:53
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says women have become integral to the military's success and have shown they are willing to fight and die alongside their male counterparts.
Jan 24 2013

N. Korea warns of nuke test, rocket launches

Navy Times - Thu, 2013-01-24 07:19
North Korea’s top governing body warned Thursday the regime will conduct its third nuclear test in defiance of U.N. punishment and made clear that its long-range rockets are designed to carry warheads.
Jan 24 2013

Grounded Navy minesweeper taking on water

The Washington Times - World - Thu, 2013-01-24 06:45
The USS Guardian, which was grounded on a Philippine reef on Jan. 17, is badly damaged and taking on water, according to a U.S. Navy official.
Jan 23 2013

Pentagon Lifting Ban on Women in Combat

The New York Times - Global - Wed, 2013-01-23 17:34
Women in the military have long chafed at the restrictions meant to keep them out of combat, and in fact many of them have been killed and injured on the battlefront despite the rule.
Jan 23 2013

Sailors will be subject to random alcohol tests, Navy says

Fox News - Wed, 2013-01-23 17:14
The Navy says its sailors in the United States will be subject to random blood-alcohol tests starting next month.
Jan 23 2013

Report: New vets show Gulf War illness symptoms

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2013-01-23 16:15
Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan may be suffering from the 20-year-old set of symptoms known as Gulf War Illness, according to a report released Wednesday by the federal Institute of Medicine.
Jan 23 2013

Navy Announces Conversion Opportunities to Navy Counselor Top Stories - Wed, 2013-01-23 16:15
The Navy seeks motivated first and second class petty officers with career counselor experience to consider applying for a rating conversion to Navy Counselor (NC), officials said Jan. 23.
Jan 22 2013

Gen. John Allen cleared in misconduct inquiry

Washington Post - World - Tue, 2013-01-22 17:20
The Pentagon’s inspector general has cleared the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan of wrongdoing following an investigation into whether he exchanged inappropriate e-mails with a Tampa socialite
Jan 22 2013

Minesweeper remains stuck, assessment begins

Navy Times - Tue, 2013-01-22 16:53
The minesweeper Guardian remains stuck on the Tubbataha Reefs in the Philippines, but salvage teams have managed to board the ship several times to determine the vessel’s condition, Navy officials say.
Jan 22 2013

Corps buys new Light Armored Vehicles for $24M

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2013-01-22 14:15
The Marine Corps has awarded a $24 million contract for 13 new Light Armored Vehicles, an effort to keep its fleet battle-ready after a decade-plus of constant combat, officials said.


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