Top Daily Stories

Feb 5 2012

Navy discharges 8 sailors in hazing case

Fox News - Sun, 2012-02-05 03:41
Eight sailors have been discharged after a hazing incident aboard an amphibious assault ship. The incident, captured on video, included the choking of a fellow sailor, a Navy spokesman said.
Feb 4 2012

U.S. Plans a Shift to Elite Forces in Afghanistan

The New York Times - Global - Sat, 2012-02-04 19:10
In ending its combat role in Afghanistan a year earlier than expected, the United States will rely more on special forces that hunt insurgent leaders and train local troops, officials say.
Feb 4 2012

861 enlisted Coasties face retirement screening

Navy Times - Sat, 2012-02-04 08:58
Faced with record retention and training delays, the Coast Guard will screen hundreds of active-duty enlisted members this June for retirement in 2013.
Feb 3 2012

LCS Freedom suffers leak while under way

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-02-03 18:36
The littoral combat ship Freedom suffered minor flooding while under way off Southern California on Wednesday night, the Navy said Friday.
Feb 3 2012

Rep.: Hold commanders responsible for spending

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-02-03 06:10
A key member of the House Armed Services Committee wants military commanders “held responsible” for keeping spending in check.
Feb 3 2012

Reports: Panetta believes Israel may strike Iran in spring

The Telegraph (U.K.) - Fri, 2012-02-03 03:03
United States Defense Secretary Leon Panetta believes there is a growing possibility Israel will attack Iran as early as April to stop Tehran from building a nuclear bomb, according to reports.
Feb 2 2012

Navy plans for 16 littoral ships in San Diego

San Diego Union - Thu, 2012-02-02 22:10
The new ships will mean 1,700 additional sailors for San Diego Naval Base, plus 1,900 family members.
Feb 2 2012

Budget cuts force changes to new Coast Guard HQ

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-02-02 20:35
The General Services Administration will be cutting even more corners to finish the new Coast Guard headquarters on time, according to a spending plan sent to Congress.
Feb 2 2012

New, Brain-Controlled Prosthetic Arm Used

Navy.mil Top Stories - Thu, 2012-02-02 18:15
A new prosthetic arm, operated by an individual's thoughts, was used by wounded warriors at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for the first time last month.
Feb 2 2012

DOD Begins Prorating Imminent Danger Pay

Navy.mil Top Stories - Thu, 2012-02-02 16:15
Service members now will receive imminent danger pay only for days they actually spend in hazardous areas, Pentagon officials said today.

 
 

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