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Aug 22 2012

Navy Seal's Book to Describe Raid That Killed bin Laden

The New York Times - Global - Wed, 2012-08-22 13:54
The book, written under a pseudonym by a member of Seal Team Six, will be published on Sept. 11 and offer a "blow-by blow narrative" of the raid that ended in the death of the al Qaeda leader.
Aug 22 2012

Navy to renovate historic quarters in Norfolk

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2012-08-22 13:47
The Navy says it will renovate four historic bachelor enlisted quarters at Norfolk Naval Station for $16.5 million.
Aug 22 2012

Pentagon taps Dunford as Afghan commander

Reuters (World) - Wed, 2012-08-22 12:01
Defense Secretary Panetta has recommended Marine General Joseph Dunford to lead the war effort in Afghanistan once General John Allen rotates out of the post.
Aug 21 2012

Fund helps Pentagon add clinics for veteran care

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-08-21 12:45
The military gets a hand from a private foundation that is building medical centers specializing in the signature physical and psychological injuries of Iraq and Afghanistan.
Aug 21 2012

Gen. Dempsey arrives in Baghdad for talks

Washington Examiner World News - Tue, 2012-08-21 11:07
Iraqi state television says the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff has arrived in Baghdad for talks with Iraqi officials.
Aug 21 2012

Dempsey's aircraft damaged by rockets in Afghanistan

Reuters - Tue, 2012-08-21 06:26
Insurgents fired two rockets at the NATO airbase in Afghanistan, damaging an aircraft used by U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Martin Dempsey. Hel was not on board at the time.
Aug 21 2012

New Navy electric bills to reward low users

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-08-21 06:10
Starting next year, Navy families in on-base housing who use electricity sparingly will earn a check, while heavy energy users will get a bill.
Aug 21 2012

Iran unveils new missile, other weapons

Yahoo Top News - Tue, 2012-08-21 03:38
Iran unveiled upgrades to six weapons on Tuesday, including a more accurate short-range missile, a more powerful naval engine and an airborne testing laboratory, Iranian media reported.
Aug 20 2012

Obama: Military budget deal unlikely by November

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2012-08-20 23:15
President Obama says he doesn’t believe Congress can reach a deal before the November elections that avoids deep cuts in military spending, but says he is optimistic that the reductions won’t occur.
Aug 20 2012

USCG Cutter Completes Voyage on Biofuel

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2012-08-20 16:17
The U.S. Coast Guard has completed a trip of 3,500 nautical miles on alternative fuel in an effort to help the Navy expand its understanding of potential renewable fuel sources.


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