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Aug 12 2012

Photo of damage to USS Porter

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2012-08-12 13:20
The U.S. Navy destroyer and a Japanese-owned tanker collided near the Strait of Hormuz at 0100 on 12 August.
Aug 12 2012

Update on USS Porter's collision with tanker

Navy Times - Sun, 2012-08-12 13:20
The collision between the destroyer tanker near the Strait of Hormuz on Sunday tore a hole in the destroyer’s starboard side above the waterline but left both crews unharmed, 5th Fleet said.
Aug 12 2012

U.S. destroyer collides with oil tanker

CNN Top Stories - Sun, 2012-08-12 04:58
The U.S. Navy says the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG-78) collided with a Japanese-owned oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz early Sunday morning.
Aug 11 2012

Study backs plan for Twentynine Palms growth

Marine Corps Times - Sat, 2012-08-11 11:15
A new environmental study supports the Marine Corps’ plan to expand its desert warfare training center in California by more than 25 percent.
Aug 11 2012

New therapy lessens PTSD, depression symptoms

Marine Corps Times - Sat, 2012-08-11 09:15
A therapy that simulates eye movements similar to those in REM sleep is showing promise in reducing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder and depression.
Aug 11 2012

DOD considers 4 sequester scenarios

Marine Corps Times - Sat, 2012-08-11 09:15
Increasingly concerned time is running out for Congress, the Pentagon is assessing all options, including the implications of a one-year, $100 billion, government-wide “mini-sequester” deficit-reduction deal.
Aug 9 2012

Pentagon proposes more robust role for its cyber-specialists

Washington Post - World - Thu, 2012-08-09 20:11
Proposal gives military cyber-specialists OK to take action outside computer networks to defend critical U.S. computer systems—a move officials say would set a significant precedent.
Aug 9 2012

USCG Rescue pilot, blinded by laser, lands helo safelypper - Thu, 2012-08-09 17:06
A Coast Guard chopper responding to a possibly distressed boater off the South Carolina coast was forced to make an emergency landing when the pilot was temporarily blinded by a laser.
Aug 9 2012

F-35 Completes First Airborne Weapons Separation Top Stories - Thu, 2012-08-09 14:15
The F-35 Lightning II accomplished a significant test milestone Aug. 8 when the aircraft successfully released a weapon in flight.
Aug 9 2012

U.S. and Gulf Allies Pursue a Missile Shield Against Iranian Attack

The New York Times - Global - Thu, 2012-08-09 04:10
Such a regional defense system is meant to send a pointed message to Tehran, but will require partners to put aside historic rivalries, share information and coordinate their arsenals.


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