Top Daily Stories

Sep 1 2012

Somali Pirates kill hostage over delayed ransom

AP News - Sat, 2012-09-01 13:15
Somali pirates who have been holding a hijacked ship for nearly two years killed a Syrian hostage crew member and wounded another to protest delayed ransom payment, a pirate leader said.
Sep 1 2012

Commander of Norfolk helicopter squadron relieved

Virginian-Pilot - Sat, 2012-09-01 11:51
The Navy has relieved the commanding officer of a helicopter squadron following a July crash that resulted in the deaths of two sailors.
Aug 31 2012

Pirates reportedly release Greek-run oil tanker

Top Headlines - Fri, 2012-08-31 06:57
Pirates released a Greek-operated oil tanker seized off Togo on Tuesday after stealing 3,000 tons of fuel from it, an official for the ship's operator said.
Aug 30 2012

Report: Misjudged wake caused USAF CV-22 crash

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2012-08-30 21:15
An Air Force report blames human error for the crash of a CV-22 Osprey in June near Hurlburt Field, Fla., but also identified shortfalls in training and techniques that are “areas of concern.”
Aug 30 2012

DOD may take legal action against SEAL author

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-08-30 19:55
The Pentagon’s top lawyer has told the former Navy SEAL who wrote a book describing the raid that killed Osama bin Laden that legal action against him is being considered.
Aug 30 2012

Destroyer commander relieved after Hormuz collision

Fox News - Thu, 2012-08-30 11:50
The skipper of the USS Porter has been removed from command after his ship collided with an oil tanker just outside the strategic Strait of Hormuz.
Aug 30 2012

S. Korean Navy Operates 3rd Aegis Ship

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2012-08-30 09:58
South Korea's navy took over its third Aegis-equipped destroyer from the Defense Acquisition Program Administration on Thursday.
Aug 30 2012

New squadron will deploy, train UAV pilots

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-08-30 09:10
After three years of testing on frigates, the Navy is creating its first squadron to deploy and train pilots to operate the unmanned MQ-8B Fire Scout and MQ-8C Fire-X helicopters.
Aug 29 2012

SEAL book raises questions about bin Laden's death

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2012-08-29 04:18
A firsthand account of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden contradicts previous accounts by administration officials.
Aug 28 2012

Piracy Around Horn of Africa Has Plunged, U.S. Says

The New York Times - Tue, 2012-08-28 13:40
The Navy credits aggressive patrolling by international forces and increased vigilance by the commercial shipping industry for the decrease.


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