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Feb 6 2012

Report: Iran's navy rescues tanker from pirates

Washington Examiner World News - Mon, 2012-02-06 05:12
Iran's state TV reports that the country's navy has opened fire on pirates to foil an attack on an Iranian oil tanker near the Gulf of Aden.
Feb 5 2012

USAF fleets fade with Pentagon budget cuts

The Washington Times - Sun, 2012-02-05 22:12
America's aging tactical Air Force—jets that protect ground troops and strike hard-to-reach targets—is shrinking.
Feb 5 2012

Obama may pick Army retiree to replace Stavridis

Washington Post - World - Sun, 2012-02-05 21:52
Retired Army Lt. Gen. Douglas Lute is being considered as next commander of U.S. European Command, a move that could stir controversy among senior officials who have clashed with Lute over war policy.
Feb 5 2012

Navy discharges 8 sailors in hazing case

Fox News - Sun, 2012-02-05 03:41
Eight sailors have been discharged after a hazing incident aboard an amphibious assault ship. The incident, captured on video, included the choking of a fellow sailor, a Navy spokesman said.
Feb 4 2012

U.S. Plans a Shift to Elite Forces in Afghanistan

The New York Times - Global - Sat, 2012-02-04 19:10
In ending its combat role in Afghanistan a year earlier than expected, the United States will rely more on special forces that hunt insurgent leaders and train local troops, officials say.
Feb 4 2012

861 enlisted Coasties face retirement screening

Navy Times - Sat, 2012-02-04 08:58
Faced with record retention and training delays, the Coast Guard will screen hundreds of active-duty enlisted members this June for retirement in 2013.
Feb 3 2012

LCS Freedom suffers leak while under way

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-02-03 18:36
The littoral combat ship Freedom suffered minor flooding while under way off Southern California on Wednesday night, the Navy said Friday.
Feb 3 2012

Rep.: Hold commanders responsible for spending

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-02-03 06:10
A key member of the House Armed Services Committee wants military commanders “held responsible” for keeping spending in check.
Feb 3 2012

Reports: Panetta believes Israel may strike Iran in spring

The Telegraph (U.K.) - Fri, 2012-02-03 03:03
United States Defense Secretary Leon Panetta believes there is a growing possibility Israel will attack Iran as early as April to stop Tehran from building a nuclear bomb, according to reports.
Feb 2 2012

Navy plans for 16 littoral ships in San Diego

San Diego Union - Thu, 2012-02-02 22:10
The new ships will mean 1,700 additional sailors for San Diego Naval Base, plus 1,900 family members.

 
 

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