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Jan 3 2013

U.S. drone kills key Pakistan Taliban commander

Reuters - Thu, 2013-01-03 06:20
A U.S. drone killed a key Taliban commander, his deputy and eight others in Pakistan, intelligence sources and tribal leaders say.
Jan 3 2013

Obama signs $633 billion defense bill

Navy Times - Thu, 2013-01-03 06:15
President Obama has signed a $633 billion defense bill for next year that tightens penalties on Iran and bolsters security at diplomatic missions worldwide.
Dec 28 2012

U.S. Navy sailors sue Japan over nuclear accident - Fri, 2012-12-28 21:20
Eight U.S. Navy sailors who were aboard a U.S. aircraft carrier off Japan after last year's Fukushima nuclear accident have sued the Tokyo Electric Power Company alleging a series of failures, including lying.
Dec 28 2012

USS Monitor memorial dedicated today

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-12-28 12:00
A memorial is being dedicated to the Civil War ironclad Monitor and its crew.
Dec 28 2012

Iran's navy begins maneuvers near Strait of Hormuz

Fox News - World - Fri, 2012-12-28 00:59
Iran's state TV is reporting the country's navy has begun maneuvers in the area of the Strait of Hormuz, where one-fifth of the world's oil passes
Dec 27 2012

Coast Guard relieves captain of Seattle cutter

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-12-27 21:34
The U.S. Coast Guard has announced that the captain of the Seattle-based cutter Mellon has been relieved of his post.
Dec 27 2012

Retired General Norman Schwarzkopf dies

USA Today - Thu, 2012-12-27 02:26
Schwarzkopf commanded the coalition that drove Saddam Hussein's forces out of Kuwait in 1991.
Dec 24 2012

4 foreign sailors kidnapped off Nigeria coast

Washington Examiner World News - Mon, 2012-12-24 06:00
An anti-piracy watchdog says four sailors have been kidnapped off the coast of Nigeria's oil-rich southern delta.
Dec 24 2012

India and Russia seal new defense deals, trumpet partnership

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2012-12-24 05:53
India agreed Monday to buy dozens of Russian helicopters and kits for the assembly of Sukhoi jets as the leaders of both countries reaffirmed their commitment to a strategic partnership.
Dec 24 2012

Army teams going to Africa as terror threat grows

Fox News - Mon, 2012-12-24 03:21
A U.S. Army brigade will begin sending small teams into as many as 35 African nations early next year, part of an intensifying Pentagon effort to train countries to battle extremists.


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