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Jul 5 2012

Navy probe: No truth to exam-cheating claims

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-07-05 12:19
An investigation by the Navy’s inspector general for the Atlantic submarine force has found that allegations of widespread cheating on exams are unsubstantiated.
Jul 5 2012

Base closures, mergers save less money than projected

McClatchy News Service - Thu, 2012-07-05 07:14
In 2005, the Pentagon said joint bases would save $2.3 billion over 20 years. In reality, the Government Accountability Office says, the savings likely will total about $249 million.
Jul 3 2012

China aligns with India, Japan on piracy patrols

Washington Examiner World News - Tue, 2012-07-03 06:01
China is closely cooperating with the navies of Japan and India in patrolling against piracy off Somalia, a sign of the country's greater willingness to work with other nations in safeguarding global trade.
Jul 3 2012

Iran says long-range missiles launched in exercise

Fox News - Tue, 2012-07-03 04:39
Iran test-fired several ballistic missiles on Tuesday, including a long-range type capable of hitting U.S. bases in the region as well as Israel, Iranian media reported.
Jul 3 2012

U.S. Adds Forces in Persian Gulf, a Signal to Iran

The New York Times - Tue, 2012-07-03 02:41
The quiet but significant American military buildup in the Strait of Hormuz, in response to Iran’s threat Monday to disrupt sea traffic, carries risks of confrontation.
Jul 2 2012

New problems for troubled LCS Freedom

San Diego Union - Mon, 2012-07-02 20:59
Three news organizations have raised fresh concerns about the design, construction and operability of the Navy's littoral combat ship Freedom, a new type of vessel that has had problems virtually from the start.
Jul 2 2012

Tricare Prime enrollment fees to increase

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-07-02 19:44
Enrollment fees for military retirees will increase Oct. 1 but within limits set by Congress last year.
Jul 2 2012

For F-22, Oxygen Problems Elude Air Force’s Fixes

The New York Times - Mon, 2012-07-02 14:24
A breakthrough on the oxygen flow problems seemed to come last month, but then another pilot told of discomfort from intermittent airflow in the cockpit.
Jul 2 2012

Navy to resume sinking of old ships in U.S. waters

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-07-02 13:45
The Navy is resuming its practice of using old warships for target practice and sinking them in U.S. coastal waters after a nearly two-year moratorium spurred by environmental and cost concerns.
Jul 2 2012

Navy Weeding Out Users of Designer Drugs Top Stories - Mon, 2012-07-02 13:15
The implementation of drug testing for synthetic compounds such as "Spice" and "Bath Salts" is helping the Navy close ranks on sailors who use the prohibited substances, officials said July 2.


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