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Sep 11 2012

Panetta: Navy SEAL writer should be punished

USA Today - Tue, 2012-09-11 07:52
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is suggesting punishment for the retired Navy SEAL who wrote a book about the Osama bin Laden operation.
Sep 11 2012

Al Qaeda leader confirms June death of No. 2

Top Headlines - Tue, 2012-09-11 05:35
The leader of al Qaeda confirmed the death of the group's second-in-command, who was killed in a U.S. drone strike in northwestern Pakistan in June.
Sep 11 2012

China send ships to contested islands

Deutsche Welle - Tue, 2012-09-11 02:10
China has dispatched patrol ships to the East China Sea islands, which are at the center of a dispute with Japan. The move comes a day after Tokyo completed its purchase of the islands.
Sep 11 2012

China Gains Use of Another N. Korean Port

The Chosun Ilbo - Mon, 2012-09-10 23:47
China has gained the rights to use the North Korean port of Chongjin on the East Sea. The move is part of a Chinese push for access to the East Sea.
Sep 10 2012

DOD, VA roll out new suicide awareness effort

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2012-09-10 17:15
The Defense and Veterans Affairs departments announced an awareness campaign, “Stand by Them: Help a Veteran” as part of a national strategy on suicide prevention unveiled Monday.
Sep 10 2012

Amphib CMC fired for ‘alleged misconduct’

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-09-10 15:56
The top enlisted man on the Norfolk-based USS Gunston Hall has been fired for “alleged misconduct” during the ship’s deployment to 5th Fleet.
Sep 10 2012

U.S. War Game Finds Gaps in Amphibious Ops

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2012-09-10 04:05
The Navy and Marine Corps together have successfully stormed more beaches than any team in history. Yet, by its own admission, the team is rusty.
Sep 7 2012

Suspected pirates fire on Italian navy helicopter

Top Headlines - Fri, 2012-09-07 06:58
Suspected pirates opened fire on an Italian navy helicopter on patrol off the east coast of Somalia, hitting a window and slightly injuring a pilot, the force said on Friday.
Sep 7 2012

Japan to boost isle defense capability despite cuts

Reuters (World) - Fri, 2012-09-07 02:04
Japan's defense budget will post the biggest drop in more than half a century next year but Tokyo will make new investments in equipment to help defend remote islands, the defense ministry said on Friday.
Sep 6 2012

Marine Corps evaluates prospect of homesteading

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2012-09-06 16:15
Commandant Gen. James Amos says the Marine Corps could save money by allowing “homesteading,” a practice in which some Marines stay in one region for long periods.


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