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Jul 10 2012

Pentagon will consider creating medals database

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-07-10 16:09
After years of rejecting the idea, the Pentagon is now considering the creation of a publicly accessible database of military valor awards as a way to deter military fakers.
Jul 10 2012

India Develops Malacca Strait Monitoring Base

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2012-07-10 11:35
India has completed infrastructure development work on one of the Andaman and Nicobar islands in the Indian Ocean to improve monitoring of the Malacca strait.
Jul 10 2012

Report: Russia sends Black Sea warship to Syria

Top Headlines - Tue, 2012-07-10 10:30
Russia dispatched a destroyer to Syria on Tuesday, a source in the Russian navy told Reuters, and another military source was quoted as saying four more Russian ships were en route to the violence-torn country.
Jul 10 2012

Chinese official calls for closer defense ties with Australia

Fox News - World - Tue, 2012-07-10 06:28
A Chinese official called Tuesday for closer defense and economic ties with Australia and warned against what he said was a growing "Cold War mentality" in the United States.
Jul 10 2012

Sikorsky wins 5-year U.S. military helicopter deal

Top Headlines - Tue, 2012-07-10 04:41
Sikorsky Aircraft has signed a five-year, $8.5 billion contract to build 653 H-60 Black Hawk and Seahawk helicopters for the U.S. Navy and Army.
Jul 9 2012

House approves COLA bill for veterans

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-07-09 20:33
The House of Representatives passed a bill guaranteeing a Dec. 1 cost-of-living adjustment in veterans disability and survivor benefits that will match Social Security increases.
Jul 9 2012

USCYBERCOM chief urges Congress to act

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-07-09 18:55
The head of the Cyber Command wants swift action in Congress to sort out roles, standards and authorities for government agencies charged with defending against destructive computer attacks.
Jul 9 2012

DOD unfazed by call for valor awards database

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-07-09 17:49
The Pentagon appears unmoved by the recent Supreme Court recommendation that a publicly accessible database of valor awards would be a viable way to deter military fakers.
Jul 9 2012

Gender-neutral Ford layout nixes urinals

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-07-09 07:11
Gerald R. Ford-class carriers will have gender-neutral berthing and heads without urinals, differentiating them from all previous carriers.
Jul 7 2012

U.S. beefs up naval force amid tension with Iran

Reuters (World) - Sat, 2012-07-07 11:04
A U.S. navy ship that had been slated for decommissioning has been sent instead to the Persian Gulf, the latest move in a gradual U.S. build-up as tensions with Iran smoulder.


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