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Nov 9 2012

Citing Affair, Petraeus Resigns as C.I.A. Director

The New York Times - Fri, 2012-11-09 16:45
David H. Petraeus resigned Friday, citing “extremely poor judgment” after 37 years of marriage. The highly decorated general had been expected to remain in President Obama’s administration.
Nov 8 2012

Navy SEALs punished for secrets breach

Fox News - Thu, 2012-11-08 23:27
Seven members of Navy SEAL Team 6, including one involved in the mission to get Osama bin Laden, have been punished for disclosing classified information.
Nov 8 2012

Navy official removed amid waste allegations

San Diego Union - Thu, 2012-11-08 19:05
The head of the Navy’s ship maintenance center in San Diego has been removed from his command following allegations of wasteful spending.
Nov 8 2012

Pentagon Says Iran Fired at Surveillance Drone Last Week

The New York Times - Thu, 2012-11-08 18:23
While the unmanned American military drone was not hit, the incident prompted a strong protest to Tehran.<
Nov 8 2012

Shipyard worker pleads guilty in $400M submarine fire - Thu, 2012-11-08 14:07
A shipyard worker in Maine pleaded guilty to arson Thursday for setting a fire that did $400 million in damage to a U.S. nuclear attack submarine.
Nov 8 2012

Admiral cleared of misconduct in Pentagon probe

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2012-11-08 09:15
Defense officials say the head of U.S. European Command has been cleared of misconduct after a lengthy investigation into questions that derailed his chances of becoming the Navy’s top officer.
Nov 7 2012

China submarines soon to carry nukes, draft U.S. report says

Reuters - Wed, 2012-11-07 22:09
China appears to be within two years of deploying submarine-launched nuclear weapons, a draft report by a congressionally mandated U.S. commission says.
Nov 7 2012

Inside the Pentagon: Panetta’s future

The Washington Times - World - Wed, 2012-11-07 18:29
Tuesday's re-election of President Obama triggered immediate speculation about the future of Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, who will turn 75 in June.
Nov 6 2012

Navy Consolidates Spy Plane Units; Critics Say ISR Will Suffer

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2012-11-06 16:17
Despite an ever-increasing demand for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, the Navy plans to cut nearly a quarter of its specialized multi-intelligence aircraft in the next few years.
Nov 6 2012

Iran says missile test sinks warship-sized target - Tue, 2012-11-06 13:08
The Iranian navy fired four missiles into the Persian Gulf, sinking a target the size of a warship, the country's military said, according to state-run Press TV.


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