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Mar 21 2012

Coast Guard Issues Report on Alaska Copter Crash

Coast Guard News - Wed, 2012-03-21 10:06
A lack of communication and the pilot and co-pilot's failure to properly perform their duties contributed to a 2010 helicopter crash that killed three Coast Guard members, according to the Guard's final report.
Mar 21 2012

Japan may deploy missiles ahead of N. Korea launch

Fox News - Wed, 2012-03-21 01:28
Japan may deploy land- and sea-based interceptor missiles ahead of North Korea's rocket launch next month and reportedly has not ruled out shooting down the rocket if it violates Japanese airspace.
Mar 20 2012

Navy blimp to get year’s lease on life

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-03-20 17:11
A one-of-a-kind Navy blimp that last month was scheduled to be deflated and stored as part of Defense Department cuts will be put to work for another year, Navy officials say.
Mar 20 2012

Cyber warfare rules still being written

The Washington Times - Tue, 2012-03-20 16:35
The Pentagon is still writing rules for combating cyberattacks, even though U.S. Cyber Command has been operating for more than a year, defense officials said Tuesday.
Mar 20 2012

Senators: DOD can cut redundant programs

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-03-20 16:31
Two key Republican senators are recommending the Defense Department reduce duplicative and overlapping programs to stave off deep cuts in force structure and weapons programs.
Mar 20 2012

Navy reopens Marine Corps Medal of Honor case

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-03-20 15:29
The Navy Department will reopen the valor case of Marine Corps Sgt. Rafael Peralta based on new evidence that reportedly removes any doubt about his actions seven years ago in Iraq.
Mar 20 2012

China holds 'frank' talks with North Korea - Tue, 2012-03-20 07:47
China says it has had "a frank, in-depth talk" with North Korea about the situation on the Korean Peninsula after Pyongyang's planned satellite launch provoked an international outcry.
Mar 20 2012

Navy Asks to Slow Building of Two Carriers - Headlines - Tue, 2012-03-20 06:51
Driven by pressures to cut spending in its 2013 budget, the Navy wants to take two extra years to build the aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy, which is to be constructed at Newport News Shipbuilding.
Mar 20 2012

Gen. Allen: Afghan Mission on Track

Fox News - Tue, 2012-03-20 04:13
The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan says efforts to hand over security to the Afghans and wind down the war are on track despite anger over a massacre of Afghan civilians and the burning of Korans.
Mar 20 2012

Pakistan group wants end to U.S. drone strikes

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2012-03-20 03:46
A Pakistani parliamentary committee recommending a new direction for ties with the United States said on Tuesday it wants a halt to attacks in Pakistan by U.S. drones.


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