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Jul 6 2012

Big dip in unemployment rate for young veterans

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-07-06 09:29
The jobless rate for Iraq and Afghanistan veterans fell dramatically in June despite an overall economy that produced few jobs and left the national unemployed rate unchanged.
Jul 5 2012

Navy probe: No truth to exam-cheating claims

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-07-05 12:19
An investigation by the Navy’s inspector general for the Atlantic submarine force has found that allegations of widespread cheating on exams are unsubstantiated.
Jul 5 2012

Base closures, mergers save less money than projected

McClatchy News Service - Thu, 2012-07-05 07:14
In 2005, the Pentagon said joint bases would save $2.3 billion over 20 years. In reality, the Government Accountability Office says, the savings likely will total about $249 million.
Jul 3 2012

China aligns with India, Japan on piracy patrols

Washington Examiner World News - Tue, 2012-07-03 06:01
China is closely cooperating with the navies of Japan and India in patrolling against piracy off Somalia, a sign of the country's greater willingness to work with other nations in safeguarding global trade.
Jul 3 2012

Iran says long-range missiles launched in exercise

Fox News - Tue, 2012-07-03 04:39
Iran test-fired several ballistic missiles on Tuesday, including a long-range type capable of hitting U.S. bases in the region as well as Israel, Iranian media reported.
Jul 3 2012

U.S. Adds Forces in Persian Gulf, a Signal to Iran

The New York Times - Tue, 2012-07-03 02:41
The quiet but significant American military buildup in the Strait of Hormuz, in response to Iran’s threat Monday to disrupt sea traffic, carries risks of confrontation.
Jul 2 2012

New problems for troubled LCS Freedom

San Diego Union - Mon, 2012-07-02 20:59
Three news organizations have raised fresh concerns about the design, construction and operability of the Navy's littoral combat ship Freedom, a new type of vessel that has had problems virtually from the start.
Jul 2 2012

Tricare Prime enrollment fees to increase

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-07-02 19:44
Enrollment fees for military retirees will increase Oct. 1 but within limits set by Congress last year.
Jul 2 2012

For F-22, Oxygen Problems Elude Air Force’s Fixes

The New York Times - Mon, 2012-07-02 14:24
A breakthrough on the oxygen flow problems seemed to come last month, but then another pilot told of discomfort from intermittent airflow in the cockpit.
Jul 2 2012

Navy to resume sinking of old ships in U.S. waters

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-07-02 13:45
The Navy is resuming its practice of using old warships for target practice and sinking them in U.S. coastal waters after a nearly two-year moratorium spurred by environmental and cost concerns.

 
 

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