Top Daily Stories

May 7 2012

Ship to be named for Navy hero of Korean War

San Diego Union - Mon, 2012-05-07 19:14
The United States will name its newest destroyer after Thomas J. Hudner Jr., the last living Navy recipient of the Medal of Honor from the Korean War.
May 7 2012

Panetta welcomes Chinese general at Pentagon

The Washington Times - Mon, 2012-05-07 16:02
Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta on Monday welcomed China's defense minister to the Pentagon for a broad discussion of security issues that include North Korea, Afghanistan and counter-piracy.
May 7 2012

Navy: Trials successful for newest LCS

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-05-07 14:45
The newest littoral combat ship successfully completed its acceptance trials May 4, the Navy announced Monday, clearing the way for the ship’s delivery.
May 7 2012

Fleet plans major review of female uniforms

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-05-07 13:55
The Navy’s top personnel officer has directed a wide-ranging review of female uniforms for comfort and fit after a random sampling of sailors revealed room for improvement.
May 7 2012

Where in the world ... ?

CNN.com - Mon, 2012-05-07 08:38
Do you know where this photo was taken?
May 7 2012

Retired Military Officers Teaching at Ivy League Schools

The New York Times - Mon, 2012-05-07 05:57
Campuses that once turned a cold shoulder to the military are now inviting former top officers, such as Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal and Adm. Mike Mullen, to come and teach.
May 6 2012

Airstrike kills Cole-bombing figure in Yemen

AP News - Sun, 2012-05-06 17:15
An airstrike Sunday killed a top al-Qaida leader on the FBI's most wanted list for his role in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole, Yemeni officials said.
May 6 2012

Congressional leaders say Taliban is stronger

The Washington Times - Sun, 2012-05-06 12:45
The heads of the House and Senate intelligence committees on Sunday declared that the Taliban has grown stronger since President Obama's deployment of 33,000 more troops to Afghanistan in 2010.
May 5 2012

New name for PTSD could mean less stigma

Washington Post - World - Sat, 2012-05-05 19:58
Military officers and psychiatrists are embroiled in a heated debate over whether to change the name of a condition as old as combat.
May 5 2012

Cutter fleet rebuilding too slowly, Adm. Papp says

Navy Times - Sat, 2012-05-05 11:33
As the Coast Guard’s aging fleet becomes less capable of carrying out its missions, a tight budget is delaying acquisition of two cutters seen as crucial to the service’s modernization plans.

 
 

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