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Aug 17 2012

Navy's oldest commissioned warship to sail again

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2012-08-17 17:43
The Navy's oldest commissioned warship will sail under its own power for just the second time in more than a century to commemorate the battle that won it the nickname "Old Ironsides."
Aug 17 2012

Navy to repair arson-damaged submarine

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2012-08-17 17:01
The Navy says a nuclear-powered attack submarine that was severely damaged by a fire at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard is going to be repaired.
Aug 16 2012

USMC: Pilot error caused Osprey crash in April

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2012-08-16 19:15
A Marine Corps investigation has concluded that operator error caused the deadly April crash of an MV-22 Osprey aircraft in Morocco.
Aug 15 2012

China Slams Western Involvement in South China Sea Issue

The Chosun Ilbo - Wed, 2012-08-15 18:54
China is responding to accusations that it scuttled Southeast Asian unity over the South China Sea by lashing out at what it calls Western meddling among rival claimants.
Aug 15 2012

Navy Special Forces units: How many are needed?

Washington Post - World - Wed, 2012-08-15 18:43
Is the Navy’s increased interest in irregular warfare and counterterrorism “partly motivated” by concerns about relevance, or by a desire to secure some of the growing funding for Special Forces units—or both?
Aug 15 2012

U.S., Japan eye missile-defense ship upgrades

Reuters (World) - Wed, 2012-08-15 18:24
The United States and Japan are discussing system upgrades for two Japanese destroyers to boost defenses against a ballistic missile attack, an executive at the Pentagon's top contractor says.
Aug 15 2012

Marine Corps to base Ospreys at Kaneohe Bay

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2012-08-15 17:15
The Marine Corps will bring two squadrons of its latest transport aircraft, the Osprey, and one light attack helicopter squadron to Kaneohe Bay. H
Aug 15 2012

Breath tests due for Annapolis mids

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2012-08-15 17:15
For off-duty midshipmen, it’s one more thing to be worried about when they get back to the Naval Academy: blowing in a Breathalyzer tube.
Aug 15 2012

Army 4-star investigated over spending

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2012-08-15 17:15
A four-star Army general who was the first head of the new U.S. Africa Command is under investigation for allegedly spending hundreds of thousands of dollars improperly.
Aug 15 2012

Norfolk team going to inspect damaged Porter

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2012-08-15 00:14
A team from Norfolk Naval Station has been sent to the United Arab Emirates to help assess damage to the guided-missile destroyer Porter.


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