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Feb 8 2012

General: U.S. advisory teams heading to Afghanistan

USA Today - Wed, 2012-02-08 13:46
U.S. military will begin sending advisory teams to help Afghan combat forces as they take a more prominent role in fighting the Taliban.
Feb 8 2012

Navy Separation Process Leaves Sailors in the Dark

Military.com - Headlines - Wed, 2012-02-08 08:00
As the Navy downsizes, some of those caught in the involuntary separation crossfire are left stunned and with little recourse.
Feb 8 2012

U.S. and Japan Pave Way to Send Okinawa Marines to Guam

The New York Times - Wed, 2012-02-08 07:36
The transfer of U.S. Marines to Guam will not require the prior closure of a base on the southern Japan island of Okinawa, the United States and Japan announced Wednesday.
Feb 7 2012

Navy to Test Railgun Prototype

Navy News from Military.com - Tue, 2012-02-07 22:40
The Office of Naval Research's electromagnetic railgun program will take an important step forward in the coming weeks when the first industry railgun prototype launcher is tested in Dahlgren, Va.
Feb 7 2012

Admiral: Spec Ops’ Afghan Role May Expand

Military.com - Headlines - Tue, 2012-02-07 14:48
Adm. Bill McRaven said Tuesday that special operations forces in Afghanistan are preparing for a possible expanded role as overall U.S. forces begin to draw down after a decade of war.
Feb 7 2012

U.S. Sending Gen. Mattis to Repair Ties With Pakistan

The New York Times - Tue, 2012-02-07 07:30
The head of the U.S. Central Command will discuss the airstrike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers and wrecked relations.
Feb 6 2012

DOD: Tricare beneficiaries should go to MTFs

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-02-06 18:50
The Pentagon wants more Tricare beneficiaries to get their health care at military hospitals and clinics.
Feb 6 2012

Senators question Pentagon decision on F-35B

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-02-06 18:47
The leaders of the Senate Armed Services Committee suggested that Defense Secretary Leon Panetta rushed a decision to develop the Marine Corps version of the strike fighter jet despite new technical problems.
Feb 6 2012

Naval Academy puts ‘spice’ scandal behind it

Washington Post - Mon, 2012-02-06 14:44
A year after the U.S. Naval Academy expelled seven midshipmen for using synthetic marijuana, the “spice” investigation is over, and school officials say the drug problem is past.
Feb 6 2012

Advanced Sight Could Double Range for Shooters

Military.com - Headlines - Mon, 2012-02-06 08:27
The next generation of battlefield optics will empower infantrymen to hit enemy targets from twice the effective range of the M4 carbine if Defense Department scientists get their way.

 
 

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