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Nov 4 2012

Iran reportedly sets up naval base near disputed islands

Fox News - World - Sun, 2012-11-04 05:58
Iran's state TV is reporting that the country's Revolutionary Guards has established a new naval base to reinforce its authority over three Persian Gulf islands also claimed by neighboring United Arab Emirates.
Nov 4 2012

Australia, Philippines to bolster military drills

Washington Examiner World News - Sun, 2012-11-04 04:01
The Philippine defense chief says his Australian counterpart plans to visit early next year to discuss ways to bolster security cooperation and the entry of Australian forces for military exercises under a new pact.
Nov 3 2012

Coast Guard Cutter William Flores commissioned in Florida

Coast Guard News - Sat, 2012-11-03 20:31
The Coast Guard Cutter William Flores, the third of a planned 58 Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters, was commissioned at the Port of Tampa, Saturday.
Nov 3 2012

Frigate's CO, 3 officers sacked after Russia visit

Navy Times - Sat, 2012-11-03 10:10
The commanding officer of the frigate Vandegrift was fired and three key officers were removed from the ship after an investigation uncovered misconduct.
Nov 1 2012

Lejeune MEU to support storm recovery efforts

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2012-11-01 21:15
Marines and sailors with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit deployed Thursday aboard the amphibious assault ship Wasp to support disaster relief efforts in New York and New Jersey.
Nov 1 2012

Marine Corps sending training force to UAE

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2012-11-01 15:15
The Marine Corps is creating a small rotational force that will make yearlong deployments to the United Arab Emirates and help build the Persian Gulf nation’s defense capabilities.
Nov 1 2012

Interview: Adm. Bernard Rogel

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2012-11-01 09:04
The chief of staff of the French Navy is looking for an OK on a new generation of offshore patrol vessels, a third plank of fleet renewal on top of the FREMM frigates and Barracuda nuclear submarines.
Oct 31 2012

Navy readies three ships for Sandy relief

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-10-31 12:48
The Navy is preparing to send three gators from the Norfolk, Va., region to assist with relief efforts in the wake of the superstorm Sandy.
Oct 30 2012

As Marines leave Afghanistan, more go to sea

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2012-10-30 19:16
It’s official. The Marine Corps has returned to its amphibious roots.
Oct 30 2012

Enterprise to return from final deployment on Sunday

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2012-10-30 15:49
The aircraft carrier Enterprise and some 5,500 sailors and Marines will return to Norfolk Naval Station on Sunday as the 51-year-old ship completes its 25th and final deployment.

 
 

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