Top Daily Stories for June 2013

Jun 24 2013

Costly repairs to flag, general officer quarters questioned

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2013-06-24 09:21
A Senate committee is again asking the Defense Department to try to rein in—or at least better justify—excessive costs for flag and general officer quarters.
Jun 23 2013

Raytheon Working on Extending Range of Griffin Missile

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2013-06-23 15:15
Recognizing that the Griffin missile won't have the range needed be deployed on the littoral combat ship when it is fully operational, Raytheon is paying for a new motor and guidance system.
Jun 22 2013

Naval Academy to offer cyber major this fall

Navy Times - Sat, 2013-06-22 09:21
Thirty-six mids from the Class of 2016 will major in cyber operations this fall—the first time the Naval Academy is offering the option.
Jun 22 2013

Navy Receives First F-35C Lightning II Top Stories - Sat, 2013-06-22 02:37
Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 101 received the Navy's first F-35C Lightning II carrier variant aircraft from Lockheed Martin today at the squadron's home at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.
Jun 22 2013

CNO Delivers Naval War College Graduation Address Top Stories - Sat, 2013-06-22 00:06
U.S. Navy Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert delivered the keynote address to graduating U.S. and international students and their guests at the U.S. Naval War College on Friday.
Jun 20 2013

New CO officer takes helm of Coast Guard Activities Europe

Coast Guard News - Thu, 2013-06-20 20:26
Capt. James B. Robertson relieved Capt. John S. Kenyon as Commanding Officer of U.S. Coast Guard Activities Europe in Schinnen, the Netherlands, on Friday.
Jun 20 2013

Report: Taiwan Deploys New Rocket System

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2013-06-20 18:15
Taiwan has deployed a powerful multiple-launch rocket system on an offshore island to guard against any amphibious landing by China, local media reported Wednesday.
Jun 20 2013

LCS Suffers Engine Problem

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2013-06-20 18:15
The USS Freedom, first of the Navy's littoral combat ships, was forced to return to port in Singapore after sediment was discovered in the ship's lube oil system.
Jun 20 2013

Report: Minesweeper's loss was 'preventable'

Navy Times - Thu, 2013-06-20 14:58
A lone seaman recommended the USS Guardian avert course out of a restricted zone, yet his warning was ignored. The ship soon smacked into a protected reef.
Jun 20 2013

VA clears 97 percent of claims two years and older

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2013-06-20 11:09
More than 65,000 veterans' disability compensation claims have been eliminated during a two-month push to process the oldest claims first, VA officials announced Thursday.


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