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Jun 2 2012

U.S., China relations key topic at defense meeting

AP News - Sat, 2012-06-02 05:15
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Saturday rejected suggestions that America's new focus on the Asia-Pacific will fuel conflict in the region or that the emerging strategy is meant as a threat to Beijing.
Jun 1 2012

Panetta: U.S. shifting 60% of warships to Pacific by 2020

USA Today - Fri, 2012-06-01 23:18
The Pentagon will shift more Navy warships to the Asia-Pacific region over the next several years.
Jun 1 2012

Female Marines report for new combat jobs

San Diego Union - Fri, 2012-06-01 18:30
The first female Marines who volunteered for combat positions newly opened to them began reporting for duty Friday, including personnel assigned to the 1st Marine Division at Camp Pendleton, Marine officials said.
Jun 1 2012

Assistant Navy Secretary Pfannenstiel resigns

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-06-01 16:36
Jackalyne Pfannenstiel, assistant secretary of the Navy for energy, installations and environment, announced her resignation Friday for health reasons, the Navy said. The resignation is effective July 1.
Jun 1 2012

NECC Establishes Coastal Riverine Force

Navy.mil Top Stories - Fri, 2012-06-01 16:15
The Coastal Riverine Force (CORIVFOR) was formally established during a ceremony held at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story on 1 June.
Jun 1 2012

Navy: Harassment behind Beach Group Two firing

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-06-01 13:02
The chief of staff of Naval Beach Group Two was fired for “misconduct” after an investigation determined he was sexually harassing a woman in his command, Naval Surface Forces Atlantic said.
Jun 1 2012

Once set to retire, Ponce deploys for new role

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2012-06-01 11:54
A decades-old Navy vessel that six months ago was set to be decommissioned deployed to the Middle East on Friday to serve as a floating staging base.
Jun 1 2012

Navy Awards LHA-7 Construction Contract

Navy.mil Top Stories - Fri, 2012-06-01 00:15
The Navy has awarded a $2.38 billion contract to Huntington Ingalls Industries for the detail design and construction of the future USS Tripoli, the Navy's next large-deck amphibious assault ship.
May 31 2012

Technology key to Pacific pivot, Panetta says

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-05-31 21:04
The Pentagon needs to “invest in new technologies that will help us build a stronger power projection” in the Pacific region, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says.
May 31 2012

Beijing Projects Power in Strategic South China Sea

The New York Times - Global - Thu, 2012-05-31 21:00
The long-dominant United States and fast-growing China are both seeking to bolster their naval power in the region.

 
 

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