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Mar 20 2012

Navy Asks to Slow Building of Two Carriers

Military.com - Headlines - Tue, 2012-03-20 05:51
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 03:13
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 02:46
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.
Mar 19 2012

U.S. War Game Sees Dire Results of Attack on Iran

The New York Times - Mon, 2012-03-19 16:12
A classified war simulation this month assessing the repercussions of an Israeli attack on Iran forecasts that it would lead to a wider regional war, which could draw in the United States.
Mar 19 2012

Papp Reassures Coast Guard on Future

Coast Guard News - Mon, 2012-03-19 10:19
During an all-hands meeting with Coast Guard units from Glynn and Camden counties, Adm. Robert Papp Jr. answered questions about the organization's future.
Mar 18 2012

Defiant North Korea says rocket launch to go ahead

Reuters (World) - Sun, 2012-03-18 02:11
North Korea on Sunday rejected criticism of its planned long-range missile launch, which threatens to upset China and set back relations with the United States.
Mar 17 2012

SOCOM seeks down time for special operators

Navy Times - Sat, 2012-03-17 09:03
Special operations forces could soon enjoy more time at home as part of an effort to take care of and preserve a joint force that has shouldered a relentless operational tempo over the past decade of war.
Mar 16 2012

Navy orders four more LCS vessels

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-03-16 17:10
Construction contracts for four more littoral combat ships were awarded March 16 by the Navy, bringing the total number of LCS vessels under order or in service to 12.
Mar 16 2012

Congress Says No Money for Pacific Moves

Military.com - Headlines - Fri, 2012-03-16 13:58
The Secretary of the Navy told a Senate committee he does not know whether a contractor has been hired yet to conduct an independent review of plans to relocate thousands of Marines from Japan to Guam.
Mar 16 2012

North Korea plans to launch long-range rocket

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-03-16 08:35
North Korea announced plans Friday to send a satellite into space via a long-range rocket, a surprise move that could jeopardize a weeks-old agreement exchanging U.S. food aid for nuclear concessions.

 
 

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