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Jan 12 2012

Norway: NATO Losing Self-Defense Ability

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2012-01-12 19:13
NATO's ability to defend member nations against aggression by a conventional enemy force may be atrophying, Norway's Defense Minister said Friday.
Jan 12 2012

Military Networks 'Not Defensible,' Says Gen. Alexander

Wired.com - Thu, 2012-01-12 17:33
The Defense Department's networks, as currently configured, are "not defensible," according to the general in charge of protecting those networks.
Jan 12 2012

Some fear 'new' focus on Asia is a muddle

McClatchy News Service - Thu, 2012-01-12 16:22
The Obama administration pledge to shift American military strategy toward Asia overlooks a key fact: The United States never really dropped its focus on the region.
Jan 12 2012

Pacific Fleet to get new commander

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-01-12 12:56
Admiral Cecil D. Haney will take command of the Pacific Fleet from Admiral Patrick Walsh at Pearl Harbor on Jan. 20.
Jan 11 2012

Photo: FIrst F-35Bs Arrive At Eglin

Aviation Week - Wed, 2012-01-11 20:09
The U.S. Marine Corps ferried its first production F-35Bs, BF-6 and BF-8, to Eglin AFB, Fla., Jan. 11 to join the small fleet of F-35As already there.
Jan 11 2012

Marines probe video of men urinating on Taliban corpses

Reuters - Wed, 2012-01-11 19:06
The Marine Corps said on Wednesday it would investigate a video showing what appears to be American forces in Afghanistan urinating on the bodies of dead Taliban fighters.
Jan 11 2012

Pakistan fires defense secretary in memo flap

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-01-11 14:41
Pakistan’s prime minister fired the defense secretary Wednesday in a dispute over a memo sent to Washington, escalating a crisis pitting the civilian government against its military leadership.
Jan 11 2012

First lady to unveil effort on treatment for troops

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2012-01-11 01:00
In a visit to Virginia for this afternoon, first lady Michelle Obama is to announce an initiative to train more doctors—civilian and military—to diagnose and treat post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injuries.
Jan 10 2012

Navy readies for Chinese power grab on shipping

The Washington Times - Tue, 2012-01-10 21:52
The Navy's top officer detailed a strategy for making sure the South China Sea and Western Pacific remain open to international shipping, saying an emerging China might try to "limit access in the region."
Jan 10 2012

Obama sending 5 military officers to S. Sudan

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-01-10 17:24
President Obama is sending five American military officers to South Sudan amid recent outbreaks of violence in the newly independent African nation.

 
 

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