Top Daily Stories

Mar 22 2012

Retirement sets off search for new MCPON

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-03-22 17:31
The Navy’s top enlisted sailor says he’ll retire this year, triggering a search for his successor under a new set of rules limiting who is eligible to apply.
Mar 22 2012

EU anti-piracy mission set for land bombardments

Deutsche Welle - Thu, 2012-03-22 14:46
European Union forces are set to step up their mission countering piracy off the Horn of Africa, with EU ministers likely to sign off on beach bombardments and attacks on other land-based targets.
Mar 22 2012

Allen calls for solid U.S. force in Afghanistan in 2013

The Washington Times - Thu, 2012-03-22 09:58
The United States still will need "significant combat power" in Afghanistan in 2013 despite the call for reducing the force, the top U.S. commander there said Thursday.
Mar 22 2012

Deal May Spread Okinawa Marines Across Pacific - Headlines - Thu, 2012-03-22 06:09
U.S. Marines based on Okinawa would be spread out across the Pacific as part of a strategic realignment being worked out with Japan, according to sources quoted in the Yomiuri newspaper.
Mar 22 2012

China Developing Second Stealth Fighter

The Chosun Ilbo - Wed, 2012-03-21 23:07
China reportedly is developing a second stealth fighter jet, the medium-sized J-60, which has greater mobility than J-20 currently in test flights, Hong Kong television reported.
Mar 21 2012

Navy Brings ROTC to Rutgers Top Stories - Wed, 2012-03-21 12:15
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Rutgers University President Richard L. McCormick formalized an agreement to bring the Naval ROTC program to Rutgers for the first time.
Mar 21 2012

Senator kills plans for new BRAC round

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-03-21 11:59
A Pentagon base-closing initiative died Wednesday when a key senator announced she will block any effort to create a new base closing commission.
Mar 21 2012

Navy: Not so fast on 'reopening' Peralta probe

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-03-21 10:28
Navy officials acknowledge they are reviewing new evidence in the valor case of Sgt. Rafael Peralta, but stop short of describing the review as a “reopening” of the investigation.
Mar 21 2012

Coast Guard Issues Report on Alaska Copter Crash

Coast Guard News - Wed, 2012-03-21 09:06
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 00:28
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.


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