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Jan 23 2013

Navy Announces Conversion Opportunities to Navy Counselor Top Stories - Wed, 2013-01-23 17:15
The Navy seeks motivated first and second class petty officers with career counselor experience to consider applying for a rating conversion to Navy Counselor (NC), officials said Jan. 23.
Jan 22 2013

Gen. John Allen cleared in misconduct inquiry

Washington Post - World - Tue, 2013-01-22 18:20
The Pentagon’s inspector general has cleared the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan of wrongdoing following an investigation into whether he exchanged inappropriate e-mails with a Tampa socialite
Jan 22 2013

Minesweeper remains stuck, assessment begins

Navy Times - Tue, 2013-01-22 17:53
The minesweeper Guardian remains stuck on the Tubbataha Reefs in the Philippines, but salvage teams have managed to board the ship several times to determine the vessel’s condition, Navy officials say.
Jan 22 2013

Corps buys new Light Armored Vehicles for $24M

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2013-01-22 15:15
The Marine Corps has awarded a $24 million contract for 13 new Light Armored Vehicles, an effort to keep its fleet battle-ready after a decade-plus of constant combat, officials said.
Jan 22 2013

Japanese envoy in Beijing to talk about islands

Fox News - World - Tue, 2013-01-22 06:57
China welcomed a Japanese envoy Tuesday for talks as both sides took steps to cool tensions over an island dispute that has raised fears of an armed confrontation.
Jan 22 2013

Philippines taking S. China Sea fight to tribunal

Top Headlines - Tue, 2013-01-22 05:46
The Philippines took a desperate legal step against China's claims to virtually the entire South China Sea on Tuesday, saying it would seek international arbitration to declare Beijing's moves "unlawful."
Jan 21 2013

Japan, China struggle to curb tensions

Washington Post – Pacific - Mon, 2013-01-21 15:15
Judging by some of the commentary in the Chinese media, an outside observer might think war with Japan is imminent.
Jan 21 2013

Officials: Pirates seize oil tanker in Ivory Coast

Top Headlines - Mon, 2013-01-21 06:46
Ivory Coast's government says armed men have hijacked an oil tanker in the country's commercial capital.
Jan 20 2013

Corps extends officer retirement waivers

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2013-01-20 15:15
The Marine Corps has extended time-in-grade retirement waivers for colonels and lieutenant colonels, a move designed to trim the senior ranks and restore upward mobility for junior officers seeking a career in uniform.
Jan 18 2013

Navy Continues Efforts to Free Grounded Ship Top Stories - Fri, 2013-01-18 11:15
While the U.S. Navy continues operations to free the grounded USS Guardian (MCM-5) from Tubbataha Reef, all 79 crew members were transferred by small boat to nearby support vessels.


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