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Aug 13 2012

Navy Reserve's 1st female commander takes charge

The Washington Times - Mon, 2012-08-13 15:30
Rear Admiral Robin Braun is the 12th chief of the Navy Reserve, and is the first woman to lead any Reserve component of the military.
Aug 13 2012

Pirate negotiator sentenced to 12 life terms

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2012-08-13 14:45
A federal judge ordered 12 life sentences on Monday for a Somali pirate negotiator involved in two hijackings that saw four American yachters killed.
Aug 13 2012

Chinese Warships Dock in Israel

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2012-08-13 14:27
Three Chinese warships from the People's Liberation Army Navy docked in Haifa on Monday for a five-day visit as guests of the Israeli navy.
Aug 13 2012

Congressman: Medal of Honor system broken

The Washington Times - Mon, 2012-08-13 13:44
A Marine combat veteran who serves on the House Armed Services Committee said Monday that in at least two recent cases, the system for evaluating Medal of Honor nominations has gone awry.
Aug 12 2012

IG says F-35 cost can’t be tamed

The Washington Times - Sun, 2012-08-12 19:16
The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is the white whale of the Defense Department—analysts say the stealth jet designed to work for all branches of the armed forces is an epic boondoggle.
Aug 12 2012

Marines test long-range data radios

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2012-08-12 18:15
The Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory is developing radios and communication systems to speed the flow of information—both voice and data—between ground forces and commands.
Aug 12 2012

CO of attack submarine Pittsburgh fired

Navy Times - Sun, 2012-08-12 16:04
The commanding officer of the Groton, Conn.-based attack submarine has been fired for “allegations of personal misconduct,” Submarine Group 2 said Sunday.
Aug 12 2012

Photo of damage to USS Porter

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2012-08-12 13:20
The U.S. Navy destroyer and a Japanese-owned tanker collided near the Strait of Hormuz at 0100 on 12 August.
Aug 12 2012

Update on USS Porter's collision with tanker

Navy Times - Sun, 2012-08-12 13:20
The collision between the destroyer tanker near the Strait of Hormuz on Sunday tore a hole in the destroyer’s starboard side above the waterline but left both crews unharmed, 5th Fleet said.
Aug 12 2012

U.S. destroyer collides with oil tanker

CNN Top Stories - Sun, 2012-08-12 04:58
The U.S. Navy says the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG-78) collided with a Japanese-owned oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz early Sunday morning.


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