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May 1 2012

U.S. to seek death penalty in Somali yacht hijacking

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2012-05-01 14:09
Federal prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty against three Somalis if they are convicted of murder in the deaths of four Americans who were shot aboard a hijacked yacht last year.
May 1 2012

Unease Mounting, China and U.S. to Open Military Talks

The New York Times - Global - Tue, 2012-05-01 13:43
Despite escalating tensions in the Asia and Pacific region, the two nations have been unable to agree on a serious agenda for the talks that open Wednesday.
May 1 2012

Panetta to Warn That Bad Press Hurts War Effort

Military.com - Headlines - Tue, 2012-05-01 06:55
When Defense Secretary Leon Panetta visits Fort Benning, Ga., on Friday he'll tell soldiers of the harm that lapses in judgment can inflict on the U.S. strategy in Afghanistan.
May 1 2012

Some Pilots Shun F-22 Over Oxygen-related Dangers

Military.com - Headlines - Tue, 2012-05-01 06:50
Some of the nation's 200 F-22 Raptor pilots want to be moved into other jobs because of oxygen-deficit problems with the stealth fighter, an Air Force general said Monday.
Apr 30 2012

Navy's secret Sea Shadow may end up on scrap heap

McClatchy News Service - Mon, 2012-04-30 08:03
A secret chapter in American naval research could soon reach an ignoble close when a rusty barge and its once-classified contents leave Suisun Bay for the scrap heap.
Apr 30 2012

Navy Nears Deal to Help Avoid Calif. Blackouts

Military.com - Headlines - Mon, 2012-04-30 07:06
The U.S. Navy is nearing a first-time agreement to curb electricity use at its sprawling San Diego-area bases if power runs short in Southern California this summer.
Apr 28 2012

U.S. officials: Core al Qaeda 'essentially gone'

USA Today - Sat, 2012-04-28 04:53
A year after the Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden, the al Qaeda that carried out the Sept. 11 attacks is essentially gone but its affiliates remain a threat to America, counterterrorist officials say.
Apr 28 2012

As defense cuts loom, U.S looks south to boost security, strengthen ties

Fox News - World - Sat, 2012-04-28 04:04
In these days of shrinking defense budgets, the United States is looking to its southern neighbors to help monitor and protect the Asia Pacific region in the years ahead.
Apr 27 2012

U.S. deploys stealth jets to base in Southwest Asia

Washington Post - World - Fri, 2012-04-27 22:58
The United States has deployed a number of stealth jets, its most modern, fifth-generation fighter bomber, to an air base in Southwest Asia, according to the Air Force.
Apr 27 2012

9,000 Marines To Relocate From Okinawa

Military.com - Headlines - Fri, 2012-04-27 08:02
About 9,000 U.S. Marines stationed on the Japanese island of Okinawa will move to the U.S. territory of Guam and other locations in the Asia-Pacific, including Hawaii, under an agreement announced Thursday.

 
 

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