Top Daily Stories for February 2013

Feb 13 2013

Pentagon Inks Deal for Smartphone Tool to Scan Face, Eyes, Thumbs - Wed, 2013-02-13 06:30
A California company has signed a research contract with the Pentagon for a biometrics identification system that can be hosted on a smartphone.
Feb 13 2013

6 disciplined at Coast Guard Academy

Navy Times - Wed, 2013-02-13 06:15
Officials at the Coast Guard Academy say a service member and five civilian employees were disciplined for misusing the school’s computers and engaging in consensual sex during the workday.
Feb 12 2013

Senate panel approves Hagel as SecDef

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2013-02-12 18:17
The nomination of Chuck Hagel to be the next defense secretary was approved Tuesday by the Senate Armed Services Committee on a party-line vote.
Feb 12 2013

Monitor sailors' remains to be interred at Arlington

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2013-02-12 16:00
Remains from two sailors, recovered from the USS Monitor, will be interred in Arlington National Cemetery March 8.
Feb 12 2013

Marine Corps’ expansion of 29 Palms gets OK

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2013-02-12 15:15
The Marine Corps has cleared a final hurdle in its plan to expand the premier desert warfare training center at Twentynine Palms, Calif., a senior officer said.
Feb 12 2013

Plan aims to keep China out of U.S. networks

Fox News - Tue, 2013-02-12 15:05
The White House is expected to unveil a new cybersecurity executive order Wednesday that's described as the most comprehensive plan yet for confronting electronic attacks on America's computer networks.
Feb 12 2013

USMC budget chief: More personnel cuts possible

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2013-02-12 13:15
Sequestration could force the Marine Corps to cut even more Marines than planned under the drawdown, according to the general who serves as the Commandant’s top adviser on financial matters.
Feb 12 2013

Obama set to take 34,000 troops out of Afghanistan

The Washington Times - World - Tue, 2013-02-12 10:58
The U.S. drawdown in Afghanistan has shifted into a higher gear, with nearly half the troops set to leave over the next year.
Feb 12 2013

Admiral: Budget cuts 'corrosive' to morale

Navy Times - Tue, 2013-02-12 10:24
The Navy’s No. 2 officer told lawmakers Tuesday that billions in impending budget cuts will “adversely impact” fleet readiness.
Feb 12 2013

Navy catamaran makes maiden voyage to Fla.

Navy Times - Tue, 2013-02-12 08:38
A 338-foot-long catamaran is docked at the Port of St. Petersburg, and it’s dwarfing all other ships in the city.


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