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Sep 18 2012

Enterprise inactivation ceremony to be 1 December

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2012-09-18 21:30
After 51 years of service, the aircraft carrier Enterprise will inactivate on Dec. 1, in a ceremony at Norfolk Naval Station.
Sep 18 2012

U.S.: Laws of war apply to cyber attacks

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2012-09-18 21:15
The U.S. government believes that cyber attacks can amount to armed attacks, and are subject to international humanitarian law and rules of war, the top State Department lawyer said Tuesday.
Sep 18 2012

Report Warns of Widening Gaps in U.K. Maritime Surveillance

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2012-09-18 18:00
Capability already compromised by the axing of the Nimrod MRA4 patrol aircraft, Britain faces a further decline in maritime surveillance capabilities as other key assets are withdrawn, a Parliamentary report says.
Sep 18 2012

Chinese, U.S. Ships Conduct Joint Antipiracy Drill

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2012-09-18 07:15
Chinese and U.S. naval vessels have conducted their first joint antipiracy exercise in the Gulf of Aden, officials said Tuesday, citing the drill as a sign of improving security ties.
Sep 18 2012

Iran deploys Russian-made submarine in gulf

Top Headlines - Tue, 2012-09-18 06:59
Iran has deployed a Russian-made submarine after it was overhauled earlier this year.
Sep 18 2012

U.S. troops ordered to trim joint operations with Afghan forces

Washington Post – Pacific - Tue, 2012-09-18 06:56
U.S. troops in Afghanistan have been ordered to significantly scale back operations with Afghan military and police forces after a spike in fratricidal that has seriously undermined U.S. trust.
Sep 18 2012

Chinese ships sail into waters near disputed islands

Deutsche Welle - Tue, 2012-09-18 04:47
Chinese ships have entered waters surrounding disputed islands and the media report a flotilla of about 1,000 Chinese fishing boats is en route to the area
Sep 17 2012

Study: Military drinking 'culture' now a 'crisis'

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2012-09-17 17:20
A new report says substance use and misuse among troops and their families has become a "public health crisis" and that Pentagon methods for dealing with it are out of date.
Sep 17 2012

Gates, Mullen Blast Congress on Budget Stalemate

The Wall Street Journal - - Mon, 2012-09-17 13:16
Two former top military leaders on Monday blasted Congress for failing to work together on a budget agreement, warning that it could imperil national security if large military cuts kick in next year.

Sep 17 2012

Philippines modernizing to accommodate Corps

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2012-09-17 13:15
As talk intensifies concerning new Marine rotations to the Philippines, its military is realigning and modernizing to accommodate plans for expanded interaction with U.S. forces.


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