Top Daily Stories for February 2013

Feb 22 2013

Boehner says veterans' claims system is broken

Fox News - Fri, 2013-02-22 13:06
U.S. House Speaker John Boehner says the system for handling veterans' disability claims is broken and he wants the head of the VA to explain what is being done to fix it.
Feb 21 2013

USS Monitor Interment Open to the Public Top Stories - Thu, 2013-02-21 20:15
The Navy announced Feb. 21 that the March 8 graveside interment ceremony of the remains of two unknown Sailors recovered from the USS Monitor shipwreck will be open to the public.
Feb 21 2013

Corps moving on Africa crisis-response unit

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2013-02-21 17:16
The Marine Corps is near announcing the formation of a new crisis-response unit to respond to emergencies in northern Africa and eastern Europe, according to a Marine official.
Feb 21 2013

Source: AF's Breedlove likely pick to lead NATO

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2013-02-21 11:15
Gen. Philip M. Breedlove, the top U.S. Air Force commander in Europe, is the likely choice to become commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Europe, a senior NATO official said Thursday.
Feb 20 2013

Navy: Cuts Could Delay ARG's Move To Mayport

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2013-02-20 15:13
Impending budget cuts could delay the move of nearly 3,000 sailors in the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group from Norfolk, Va., to Mayport, Fla.
Feb 20 2013

MV-22 Ospreys Land on Bonhomme Richard Top Stories - Wed, 2013-02-20 12:15
For the first time while forward-deployed, amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) conducted landing operations with the MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft, Feb. 19.
Feb 20 2013

Norfolk trial begins for Somalis who fired on Navy ship

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2013-02-20 11:59
A jury trial began Wednesday for five Somali men who opened fire in 2010 on a 609-foot Navy ship off the coast of Africa.
Feb 20 2013

7 Marines hurt in Thailand helo mishap

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2013-02-20 10:16
Seven Marines were injured Wednesday afternoon when a CH-46E helicopter made a hard landing during a training exercise in Thailand, Marine officials said.
Feb 20 2013

Navy Undersecretary Work to step down

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2013-02-20 10:16
Navy Undersecretary Robert Work will step down as the Navy Department’s No. 2 and will become CEO of the Center for New American Security think tank in Washington.
Feb 20 2013

China Says Army Is Not Behind Attacks in Report

The New York Times - Global - Wed, 2013-02-20 05:08
The Ministry of Defense said an information security company's research linking a military unit to thousands of hacking attempts against U.S. targets "has no foundation in fact."


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