Top Daily Stories

Oct 13 2012

Returning vets swell ranks of entrepreneurs

Fox News - Sat, 2012-10-13 11:11
A former Navy truck driver running his own transport business is one of a growing number of veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan making a new life as entrepreneurs.
Oct 12 2012

Six Key Words: Warfighting First, Operate Forward, and Be Ready Top Stories - Fri, 2012-10-12 08:15
Text of CNO Admiral Jonathan Greenert's message on the occasion of the Navy's 237th birthday.
Oct 11 2012

Panetta Warns of Dire Threat of Cyberattack on U.S.

The New York Times - Thu, 2012-10-11 21:56
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warned that the United States was facing the possibility of a “cyber-Pearl Harbor” and was increasingly vulnerable to foreign computer hackers.
Oct 11 2012

CNO: Two carriers in 5th Fleet through March

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-10-11 16:03
The Navy’s top officer said Thursday that the service will continue stationing two aircraft carriers in 5th Fleet through March, a standing requirement that has pushed the fleet’s pace.
Oct 10 2012

Ex-CNO: Cut defense, but not with deficit ax

San Diego Union - Wed, 2012-10-10 22:51
Retired Admiral Vern Clark says defense spending should shrink, after years of ballooned wartime budgets. But he said the draconian deficit-cutting plan facing the nation will leave a "hollow force."
Oct 10 2012

Gens. Allen, Dunford tapped for top commands

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2012-10-10 14:15
President Obama nominated Marine Gen. John Allen as next supreme allied commander Europe. Marine Corps Assistant Commandant Gen. Joseph Dunford was tapped to succeed Allen in Afghanistan.
Oct 10 2012

General Atomics delivers huge 'railgun' to Navy

San Diego Union - Wed, 2012-10-10 13:37
General Atomics formally provided the Navy with the prototype of a ship-borne railgun designed to use electromagnetic energy to shoot projectiles about 100 miles.
Oct 10 2012

Panetta: U.S. sends troops to Jordan

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-10-10 08:37
The United States has sent military troops to the Jordan-Syria border to help build a headquarters in Jordan and bolster that country’s military capabilities.
Oct 9 2012

Corps to add 18 athletic trainers to battalions

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2012-10-09 14:15
Marines who have been through boot camp in the past decade might have interacted with athletic trainers. Now, all infantrymen can expect to see them in their battalions — and the initiative could go Corps-wide.
Oct 9 2012

N. Korea claims its missiles can reach U.S.

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 2012-10-09 05:29
North Korea said Tuesday that its missiles can reach the U.S. mainland -- days after South Korea announced a deal with the United States to extend its missile range.


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