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Apr 19 2012

A Few Good Women: Marines Open Infantry to Females

Wired.com - Thu, 2012-04-19 11:33
Chalk up another advance for gender equality in the U.S. military. The Marine Corps will open its infantry course to women for the first time in its 236-year history.
Apr 19 2012

India Says It Successfully Tests Nuclear-Capable Missile

The New York Times - Thu, 2012-04-19 01:00
India said Thursday it had successfully launched a missile with nuclear capability and a 3,100-mile range, giving it the ability to strike Beijing and Shanghai.
Apr 19 2012

Veterans Affairs Dept. to Increase Mental Health Staffing

The New York Times - Thu, 2012-04-19 00:10
The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to hire about 1,600 psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and other clinicians in an effort to reduce wait times for services.
Apr 18 2012

CIA seeks new OK to expand Yemen drone campaign

Washington Post - World - Wed, 2012-04-18 18:53

The CIA is seeking authority to expand its covert drone campaign in Yemen by launching strikes against terrorism suspects even when it does not know the identities of those who will be killed.

Apr 18 2012

Germans Prepare To Pursue Pirates Ashore

Aviation Week - Wed, 2012-04-18 10:47
The German government today approved the extension of the area of operations of German forces participating in the EU's counterpiracy mission off the coast of Somalia.
Apr 18 2012

Several nations target U.S. cyber-networks: ex-FBI official

Washington Post - World - Tue, 2012-04-17 23:01
At least half a dozen countries are probing U.S. corporate and military computer systems, looking for data and a toehold should they want to disrupt or destroy the networks, the FBI’s former top cyber-sleuth says.
Apr 17 2012

Army General Tapped to Head DIA

Military.com - Headlines - Tue, 2012-04-17 14:43
Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, who vowed to fix intelligence to better fight the Afghan war, has been nominated to head the Defense Intelligence Agency.
Apr 17 2012

Squadron commander fired after records probe

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-04-17 14:22
The commander of the Navy squadron charged with transporting senior Navy and Marine Corps leaders has been fired after an investigation revealed the possible falsification of administrative records.
Apr 17 2012

Pentagon names Navy's next 'air boss'

San Diego Union - Tue, 2012-04-17 14:00
Vice Adm. David H. Buss has been nominated for the dual job of commander of Naval Air Forces and commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet's naval air forces, both based at North Island Naval Air Station.
Apr 17 2012

Navy to send floating hospital to Asia

The Washington Times - Tue, 2012-04-17 12:57
The Navy next month will send one of its two medical ships—the USNS Mercy—on a goodwill mission to Southeast Asia.

 
 

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