Top Daily Stories

Aug 8 2012

5 Somalis indicted again for Navy ship attack

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-08-08 17:08
Five Somalis have been charged with piracy again after a federal appeals court ruled that an armed attack on a U.S. vessel can be considered piracy even if no one ever boards or robs the ship.
Aug 7 2012

Third LCS called 'a much improved product'

San Diego Union - Tue, 2012-08-07 20:09
Vice Adm. Thomas Copeman, commander of Naval Surface Forces San Diego says the future Fort Worth is “is a much improved product over LCS-1, as you would expect. The learning curve is almost exponential.”
Aug 7 2012

Newest LCS Begins Sailaway Top Stories - Tue, 2012-08-07 15:15
The Navy's newest littoral combat ship, the future USS Fort Worth, has departed the Marinette Marine Corp. shipyard in Wisconsin beginning her journey to the commissioning site, Galveston, Texas.
Aug 7 2012

Navy Distribution Processes Under Scrutiny

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2012-08-07 14:39
An initiative is under way to review a broad swath of U.S. Navy distribution and transportation processes to improve efficiency.
Aug 7 2012

Destroyer Edson headed for Michigan museum

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-08-07 13:55
Hundreds of people lined the shore in Bay City on Tuesday to watch the arrival of a 418-foot destroyer that’s expected to become the centerpiece of a ship museum in Michigan.
Aug 7 2012

India's First Nuclear Sub Set for Trials

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2012-08-07 07:37
India said its first home-built nuclear submarine was set for sea trials as it detailed billion-dollar projects to arm its navy with warships, aircraft and modern weaponry.
Aug 7 2012

Navy tests ocean drones in Narragansett Bay

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-08-07 06:39
Just beneath the placid, sailboat-dotted surface of Narragansett Bay, torpedo-shaped vehicles spin and pivot to their own rhythm, carrying out missions programmed by their Navy masters.
Aug 6 2012

Coast Guard prepares for expanded Arctic role

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-08-06 19:37
The Coast Guard is ready for expanded activity in Arctic waters, Commandant Robert Papp told a U.S. Senate panel, even though the nearest base is more than 750 miles from the Bering Strait on Kodiak Island.
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.


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