Top Daily Stories

Sep 6 2012

Coast Guard planning for first fitness test

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-09-06 09:01
The Coast Guard is narrowing its list of exercises that eventually could serve as a first-ever service-wide physical fitness test.
Sep 5 2012

Nigeria navy retakes hijacked oil tanker off coast

Top Headlines - Wed, 2012-09-05 11:18
Nigeria's navy retook an oil tanker hijacked off the country's largest city, freeing 23 Indian sailors held hostage. The pirates fled as the navy arrived.
Sep 5 2012

Pirates seize oil tanker, kidnap crew off Nigeria

Washington Examiner World News - Wed, 2012-09-05 06:00
Pirates attacked and seized an oil tanker off the coast of Nigeria's largest city Wednesday, kidnapping an unknown number of sailors who were trying to hide from their assailants.
Sep 4 2012

Pentagon: Navy SEAL book contains classified information

Reuters - Tue, 2012-09-04 16:55
A former Navy SEAL's book about the U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden contains classified information and the Pentagon is reviewing legal options, a DOD spokesman said Tuesday.
Sep 4 2012

F-35B Completes First Airborne Engine Start Tests Top Stories - Tue, 2012-09-04 16:15
The F-35 integrated test force announced the completion of a major prerequisite test for in-flight performance on the short take-off and vertical landing variant of the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighte.
Sep 4 2012

Iran’s navy aims to sail off U.S. shores soon

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2012-09-04 08:16
The head of Iran’s navy says the country aims to put its warships in international waters off the U.S. coast “in the next few years.”
Sep 4 2012

China warns U.S. not to take sides in sea disputes

Reuters - Tue, 2012-09-04 05:18
China warned the United States not to get involved in South China Sea disputes as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton heads to Beijing with a strong message on calming regional tensions.
Sep 3 2012

With military at ‘turning point,’ SecDef avoids bold moves

Washington Post - World - Mon, 2012-09-03 18:48
Leon Panetta has cut few major weapons programs and steered clear of any bold moves aimed at remaking the military for a new era. The watchword for his tenure, senior officials say, is “humble.”
Sep 3 2012

DOD report finds good care, long delays

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2012-09-03 11:15
An inspector general’s report says Marines and sailors received good care and support at Wounded Warrior Battalion-West but faced long delays for reviews and insufficient support for family members.
Sep 3 2012

Coast Guard rescues a lost Russell Crowe - Mon, 2012-09-03 02:34
The actor and a friend were plucked from the waters off New York's Long Island after the pair lost their way while kayaking.


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