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May 18 2012

House OKs $642B defense bill

Fox News - Fri, 2012-05-18 14:25
It adds $8 billion, calls for an East Coast missile defense site the military opposes, restricts the president's ability to reduce N-weapons under a 2010 treaty, and preserves ships and aircraft the Pentagon hoped to retire.
May 18 2012

Top U.S. officials say Pakistan to get no apology

Fox News - Fri, 2012-05-18 12:29
A second senior U.S. official is saying the administration has decided not to apologize to Pakistan for the recent accidental killings of Pakistani troops—following months of top-level discussions.
May 18 2012

Pentagon Study Says China Military Getting Stronger

The New York Times - Fri, 2012-05-18 10:37
The annual appraisal of China’s military modernization also suggests Beijing leaders want to project power while avoiding confrontation with neighbors and the United States.
May 18 2012

Coast Guard gets new vice commandant

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-05-18 09:27
A Maine native is being sworn in as the second-in-command of the Coast Guard.
May 18 2012

Navy Commissions New LPD tomorrow

Navy News from - Fri, 2012-05-18 09:05
The Navy will commission the newest San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego during a ceremony tomorrow in San Diego.
May 17 2012

Essex arrives at San Diego Bay after collision

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-05-17 15:15
The amphibious assault ship Essex arrived to cheers in San Diego Bay on Thursday, 24 hours after it collided with a tanker in the Pacific when the warship’s steering apparently failed.
May 17 2012

Chinese boats seized by N. Korea in rare public spat

Reuters (World) - Thu, 2012-05-17 01:46
North Korea is demanding payment before Chinese fishing boats with 29 men on board will be released, Chinese media reported on Thursday.
May 16 2012

Essex collides with oiler off California coast

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-05-16 17:26
The amphibious assault ship Essex collided with the oiler Yukon during an underway replenishment operation Wednesday in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of southern California, 3rd Fleet said in a statement.
May 16 2012

Army Rangers Considering Going Co-Ed - Headlines - Wed, 2012-05-16 15:35
In addressing the specifics of the plan to allow females to join infantry battalions the Army is considering making the prestigious Ranger School co-ed, Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno said.
May 16 2012

Brain Disease Is Found in Veterans Exposed to Bombs

The New York Times - Global - Wed, 2012-05-16 14:50
The same degenerative brain disease found in football players and boxers has been found in veterans exposed to roadside bombs, a finding with potentially profound implications.


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