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May 21 2012

Under Secretary: 8 LCSs could be based in Gulf

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-05-21 18:16
The Navy could eventually have a force of eight ships operating from Bahrain if plans to base littoral combat ships in the Persian Gulf continue as envisioned, the service’s No. 2 official said.
May 21 2012

Plan cuts DOD role in deciding drone targets

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-05-21 17:53
The Pentagon’s role in choosing terror leaders to be targeted for drone attacks or raids has been minimized in a new system developed by the White House.
May 21 2012

NATO Formally Agrees to Transition on Afghan Security

The New York Times - Mon, 2012-05-21 13:48
The agreement to give the Afghans the lead role in securing their country next summer begins the end of the United States’s involvement in a decade-long war.
May 21 2012

Pentagon: No Guard attacked in Yemen

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-05-21 09:31
The Pentagon says three civilian contractors — not Coast Guard members — helping train Yemen's coast guard were attacked in Yemen.
May 21 2012

Yemen Bomb Kills 38; U.S. Coast Guardsmen Attacked - Headlines - Mon, 2012-05-21 07:29
The death toll from a suicide bombing in Sanaa has risen to 38 troops. In the port city of Hodeida, three U.S. Coast Guard trainers were attacked by militants Sunday.
May 19 2012

Biofuel pits SECNAV vs. House Republicans

Navy Times - Sat, 2012-05-19 10:21
The Navy this summer plans to sail a carrier strike group powered by a biofuel mix amid efforts by congressional Republicans to cut off funds for Secretary Ray Mabus’ signature initiative.
May 19 2012

Beijing rejects U.S. report on Chinese military

Washington Examiner World News - Sat, 2012-05-19 09:22
Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said Saturday the Pentagon report made irresponsible comments about China's legitimate and normal defense development.
May 18 2012

Navy Announces New Uniform Components and Regulations Top Stories - Fri, 2012-05-18 19:15
NAVADMIN 164/12 announced the chief of naval operations' (CNO) approval of a number of changes to uniforms and uniform wear policy.
May 18 2012

Navy Reserve gets first female commander

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-05-18 15:17
President Obama has nominated Rear Adm. Robin Braun for promotion to vice admiral and chief of the Navy Reserve, the Pentagon said Friday.
May 18 2012

House OKs $642B defense bill

Fox News - Fri, 2012-05-18 14:25
It adds $8 billion, calls for an East Coast missile defense site the military opposes, restricts the president's ability to reduce N-weapons under a 2010 treaty, and preserves ships and aircraft the Pentagon hoped to retire.


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