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Dec 12 2012

Report: Fire can melt NWUs to your skin

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-12-12 09:17
The Navy working uniform will melt when exposed to flames, a new report has found, potentially putting sailors at risk.
Dec 12 2012

U.S. defense chief in Kabul for talks on future U.S. presence

Reuters (World) - Wed, 2012-12-12 06:41
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta arrived on an unannounced visit to Kabul on Wednesday for talks with military commanders ahead of a decision on how large a U.S. military presence to keep in the country.
Dec 12 2012

U.S. military to boost Philippines presence

Reuters (World) - Wed, 2012-12-12 06:16
U.S. and Philippine officials are expected to agree on an increase in the number of U.S. military ships, aircraft and troops rotating through the Philippines.
Dec 12 2012

North Koreans Launch Rocket in Defiant Act

The New York Times - Wed, 2012-12-12 04:57
Washington and its allies have said they think North Korea’s rocket program has less to do with putting a satellite into orbit than with developing a vehicle for a nuclear warhead.
Dec 11 2012

Two Hawkeyes in accident aboard Truman

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-12-11 17:51
Two E-2C Hawkeyes were involved in an accident Sunday while on the deck of the aircraft carrier Harry S. Truman.
Dec 10 2012

Veteran homeless drops 7 percent, VA says

Washington Post - Mon, 2012-12-10 17:40
Homeless veterans in the United States counted on a single night this year declined 7.2 percent from the previous year, a reduction significantly higher than that seen in the general population.
Dec 10 2012

New plan aims to help crush excessive drinking

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2012-12-10 09:15
Marines will be subject to random breathalyzer tests twice a year as the Corps expands its fight in the coming year against alcohol abuse and underage drinking.
Dec 10 2012

Cruisers, manpower held in limbo

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-12-10 08:46
A move to decommission nine ships and save $4 billion remained in abeyance as Congress wraps up its 2012 defense work, leaving services to ponder the future should lawmakers keep the ships in service.
Dec 10 2012

SEAL killed rescuing doctor from Afghanistan

Fox News - Mon, 2012-12-10 06:35
A member of a U.S. special operations team was killed during a weekend rescue mission in Afghanistan that freed an American doctor abducted by the Taliban five days ago.
Dec 10 2012

North Korea Might Delay Rocket Launch

The New York Times - Mon, 2012-12-10 03:59
North Korea said Monday that a technical glitch could delay the rocket it had planned to launch as early this week to try to put a satellite into orbit.


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