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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.
Aug 20 2012

Obama draws 'red line' for Syria on CBW

MSNBC - Mon, 2012-08-20 15:10
President Barack Obama said he would have to rethink his current opposition to U.S. military engagement in Syria if the regime there were to use or move its chemical and biological weapons.
Aug 20 2012

Dial back pay raises, report says

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2012-08-20 09:15
The time is right to scrimp on military pay raises, says a new report that appears to agree with a Pentagon proposal to cap basic pay hikes starting in 2015.
Aug 20 2012

Dempsey in Afghanistan to discuss attacks

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2012-08-20 09:15
The U.S. military’s top general was meeting with senior officials in Afghanistan on Monday to attempt to stop the recent wave of attacks by Afghan soldiers and police against international forces in the country.
Aug 20 2012

Britain reveals design of new warship

BBC News - Mon, 2012-08-20 04:37
The Ministry of Defence releases images showing the design of the Royal Navy's latest warship, the Type 26 Global Combat Ship.
Aug 20 2012

Little boat may pose big danger

The Telegraph (U.K.) - Mon, 2012-08-20 03:33
As tensions rise in the Persian Gulf, does a British speedboat pose the biggest threat to coalition naval forces?
Aug 20 2012

S. Korea-U.S. drills begin amid North's protest

Washington Examiner World News - Mon, 2012-08-20 02:46
South Korea and the United States have begun annual military drills that North Korea calls a precursor to war.
Aug 19 2012

'Old Ironsides' sails again

CNN Top Stories - Sun, 2012-08-19 18:31
The USS Constitution, or "Old Ironsides," sailed under her own power Sunday for just the second time in some 130 years.
Aug 17 2012

VA to adjust list of Agent Orange disorders

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-08-17 18:02
Veterans suffering peripheral neuropathy from exposure to the toxic herbicide Agent Orange could be eligible for compensation from the Veterans Affairs Department.


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