Top Daily Stories

Jul 12 2012

Navy creates panel to study fire aboard sub

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2012-07-12 22:24
The Navy is convening a special panel to investigate the fire that damaged the submarine Miami while it was in dry dock at Portsmouth (Maine) Naval Shipyard.
Jul 12 2012

Russian Ship With Syrian Helicopters Embarks on Renewed Voyage

The New York Times - Global - Thu, 2012-07-12 15:07
The Alaed, which has emerged as a barometer of Russia’s intentions toward the government of President Bashar al-Assad, was reported heading south off Norway’s northern coast.
Jul 12 2012

VA to expand health program for rural veterans

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-07-12 11:14
Veterans in rural communities may have more access to specialized health care under an expansion of a physician education program announced Wednesday by the Veterans Affairs Department.
Jul 12 2012

U.S., China square off over South China Sea

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-07-12 06:06
The United States pressed Beijing on Thursday to accept a code of conduct for resolving territorial disputes in the South China Sea.
Jul 11 2012

Japan Protests Chinese Ships Near Disputed Islands

The Chosun Ilbo - Wed, 2012-07-11 18:04
Japan has lodged a protest with China after three Chinese patrol ships entered waters near a set of disputed islands in the East China Sea.
Jul 11 2012

CBO: Pentagon spending plans exceed projected budget

Reuters - Wed, 2012-07-11 17:47
The five-year spending plan outlined by the Pentagon earlier this year would cost $123 billion more than DOD projected and would violate limits set by Congress, the Congressional Budget Office says.
Jul 11 2012

The Ponce, a Floating Base, Reflects the New U.S. Way of War

The New York Times - Wed, 2012-07-11 17:37
The transport ship was reborn as a forward base designed as a counter to the Iranian threat and capable of staging important military actions across the region.
Jul 11 2012

Pentagon: Afghanistan exit to cost billions

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-07-11 05:42
Moving a mountain of military gear out of Afghanistan will cost billions of dollars and prove far more difficult than last year’s exit from Iraq, the Pentagon’s No. 2 official said Tuesday.
Jul 11 2012

Russian Warships to Exercise in Atlantic, Mediterranean

Maritime News - Security - Wed, 2012-07-11 03:54
The Russian Defense Ministry announced forthcoming fleet combat training missions in Atlantic, Mediterranean, and Black Sea.
Jul 10 2012

Pentagon will consider creating medals database

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-07-10 15:09
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.


Conferences and Events

Defense Forum Washington 2015

Mon, 2015-12-07

Defense Forum Washington will take place 7 December 2015 at the Newseum - Knight Conference Center in Washington, DC.  

Maritime Security Dialogue

View All

From the Press

"Goldrick Seminar: 2015"

Thu, 2015-12-03

Guest Speakers & Book Signing

Mon, 2015-12-07

Why Become a Member of the U.S. Naval Institute?

As an independent forum for over 135 years, the Naval Institute has been nurturing creative thinkers who responsibly raise their voices on matters relating to national defense.

Become a Member Renew Membership