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Sep 28 2012

Veterans Wait for Aid VA Amid Growing Backlog

The New York Times - Fri, 2012-09-28 06:40
A crushing inventory of claims for disability, pension and educational benefits has overwhelmed the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Sep 28 2012

Fleet readiness center CO sacked

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-09-28 05:00
The commander of a fleet readiness center was fired Thursday after an investigation found he was abusive to subordinates and used them to conduct personal favors.
Sep 27 2012

Navy tests mine-seeking UUV during Gulf drills

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2012-09-27 11:13
The admiral commanding the Navy's 5th Fleet says a prototype mine-detecting drone was put through more tests during military exercises in and around the Persian Gulf this month.
Sep 27 2012

New German Corvette Heads to Med on First Mission

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2012-09-27 09:06
The German navy has finally deployed its new corvette Class 130 warships--four years after the vessel was commissioned.
Sep 27 2012

Air Force insiders foresaw F-22 woes

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2012-09-27 08:36
Years before F-22 pilots began getting dizzy in the cockpit, a small circle of U.S. Air Force experts knew something was wrong with the prized stealth fighter jet.
Sep 27 2012

U.S. Officials Opening Up on Cyberwarfare

The New York Times - Thu, 2012-09-27 03:19
The federal government’s announcement of a program to enlist contractors to develop technology is seen as a turning point in a long-secret program.
Sep 26 2012

Navy: 4 missile cruisers to remain in service

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-09-26 18:20
Four Aegis missile cruisers scheduled to end their active careers in March will instead be kept in service, the Navy said Wednesday.
Sep 26 2012

Fewer submarines planned in Groton

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-09-26 07:02
The Navy’s top admiral says the Navy plans to keep fewer submarines in Groton as the military shifts its focus toward Asia.
Sep 25 2012

DOD cracks down on sexual assaults by trainers

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-09-25 15:15
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has ordered a “comprehensive assessment” of all boot camps and entry-level training programs across the military to identify ways to reduce the frequency of sexual assault.
Sep 25 2012

China White Paper Claims Ownership of Japan-Controlled Islands

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2012-09-25 13:41
China has issued a white paper saying the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands are its “inherent territory in all historical, geographical and legal terms, and China enjoys indisputable sovereignty.”


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