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Aug 6 2012

Obama signs bill helping Lejeune water victims

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2012-08-06 16:15
President Obama has signed a bill providing health benefits to Marines and family members exposed to contaminated drinking water at Camp Lejeune from 1957 to 1987.
Aug 6 2012

Obama signs veterans' aid bill

USA Today - Mon, 2012-08-06 16:05
President Obama signed a bill today designed to improve veterans' health care and prevent political protests near military funerals.
Aug 6 2012

Secretary of the Navy Visits Enterprise Top Stories - Mon, 2012-08-06 15:15
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus visited aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN-65) in the Arabian Sea 6-7 August as the carrier continued its 25th and final deployment.
Aug 6 2012

China media tell U.S. to "shut up" over South China Sea tensions

Reuters (World) - Sun, 2012-08-05 23:25
The Chinese Communist Party's top newspaper Monday told Washington to "shut up" over tensions in the South China Sea, charging it with "fanning flames" of division in the region.
Aug 2 2012

Australia rejects idea to base U.S. carrier there

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-08-02 06:49
Australia on Thursday rejected a proposal by a Washington-based think tank to base a nuclear aircraft carrier strike group on Australia's west coast.
Aug 2 2012

GPS-Guided Hypersonic Bullets: Navy's Next Dream Weapon - Thu, 2012-08-02 05:30
What's crazier than an electrically fired, 5,600 mph bullet? An electrically fired, 5,600 mph bullet that's GPS-guided, too. The Navy wants one to use with its cutting-edge electromagnetic rail gun.
Aug 2 2012

Top U.S. commander in Afghanistan visits Pakistan

Top Headlines - Thu, 2012-08-02 05:24
Gen. John Allen discussed border coordination with Pakistan's army chief Thursday during his first visit since Islamabad ended its seven-month blockade of NATO troop supplies.
Aug 1 2012

Navy to Host Memorial Service for Former CNO Top Stories - Wed, 2012-08-01 20:15
A service for Admiral James D. Watkins, will be Friday at 11 a.m. in the Crypt Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.
Aug 1 2012

New Problems Found on Avondale LPD 17s

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2012-08-01 17:31
A new issue involving improperly installed bolts has emerged in the latest ships built by the Avondale shipyard near New Orleans, delaying the delivery of one ship and affecting another.
Aug 1 2012

Obama authorizes secret U.S. support for Syrian rebels

Reuters - Wed, 2012-08-01 16:58
The president has signed a secret order authorizing U.S. support for rebels seeking to depose Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his government, sources familiar with the matter said.


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