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Mar 9 2012

Sen. Webb: Limit GI Bill at for-profit schools

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-03-09 12:20
The father of the Post-9/11 GI Bill has launched a battle to preserve the benefit by proposing new restrictions on tuition payments to for-profit schools.
Mar 9 2012

Coast Guard in Deal for Museum, Academy Expansion

Coast Guard News - Fri, 2012-03-09 11:30
Following months of uncertainty, the Coast Guard and New London, Conn., have agreed to find a location for both the National Coast Guard Museum and future Coast Guard Academy expansion.
Mar 9 2012

Vets’ jobless rate takes big drop in February

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-03-09 10:30
Programs aimed at helping Iraq and Afghanistan veterans find jobs may be paying off. The February unemployment rate for people who separated from the service since 2001 dropped dramatically.
Mar 9 2012

Panetta: U.S. keeping troops in South Korea

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-03-09 09:07
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says Washington needs troops in South Korea even amid budget cuts as a means to deter North Korea and to signal the importance of the Asia-Pacific region.
Mar 9 2012

Adm. Locklear takes over Pacific Command

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-03-09 09:04
The commander of NATO-led operations that helped Libyan rebels overthrow Moammar Gadhafi is taking over as the top U.S. military commander in Asia and the Pacific.
Mar 9 2012

Leaked Memo Says U.S. SOF in Syria

Military.com - Headlines - Fri, 2012-03-09 08:36
U.S. Special Operation Forces reportedly have been in Syria since December training groups to bring down Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, a leaked Stratfor memo published by WikiLeaks says.
Mar 8 2012

Asian Military Spending Overtakes Europe's

The Chosun Ilbo - Fri, 2012-03-09 00:03
Asia's military spending will exceed Europe's for the first time this year, according to a study released by the International Institute for Strategic Studies.
Mar 8 2012

Navy Announces New Drug Testing Parameters

Navy.mil Top Stories - Thu, 2012-03-08 16:15
To align with new DOD policy the Navy will begin testing for more commonly abused prescription drugs during random urinalysis starting May 1. This follows a record low in sailors testing positive for illicit drug use.
Mar 8 2012

Army Suicides Up 80 Percent Since Iraq War Start

Military.com - Headlines - Thu, 2012-03-08 07:49
The number of suicides in the U.S. Army rose by 80 percent after the United States launched the war on Iraq, American military doctors reported on Thursday.
Mar 8 2012

Corps to Reduce Afghan Force by Half This Year

Military.com - Headlines - Thu, 2012-03-08 07:44
Marines will lead the U.S. troop drawdown in Afghanistan this year, reducing by about half their force in the province of Helmand as Afghans move into the combat lead there, a top U.S. general said.

 
 

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