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Feb 22 2012

Truman Skipper Died of Natural Causes, Autopsy Finds

Navy News from Military.com - Wed, 2012-02-22 10:23
Capt. Tushar Tembe, the aircraft carrier skipper who collapsed pierside in Portsmouth in November, died of natural causes, the Navy said.
Feb 22 2012

Senator: Hawaii to Get 1,000 Okinawa Marines

Military.com - Headlines - Wed, 2012-02-22 08:30
U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye says 1,000 Marines are expected to be moved to Hawaii from Okinawa.
Feb 22 2012

Navy looks to rein in carrier program costs

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-02-22 06:24
The Navy's fiscal 2013 budget request asks for another $811 million for “fact-of-life cost increases” for the carrier Gerald R. Ford, a figure that drives the ship closer to a congressionally imposed cost cap.
Feb 21 2012

Putin: Why Russia needs to rebuild its military

Foreign Policy - Tue, 2012-02-21 18:26
Russian leader's explanatory essay.
Feb 21 2012

Pentagon: Iran’s ships didn’t dock in Syria

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-02-21 14:39
The Pentagon is disputing reports that Iranian ships docked at a Syrian port over the weekend.
Feb 21 2012

Army medical chief on leave amid probe into PTSD diagnoses

McClatchy News Service - Tue, 2012-02-21 14:22
The head of an Army medical center has been removed from command during an investigation into a psychiatry team that adjusted diagnoses of soldiers who were seeking medical retirements.
Feb 21 2012

Vice CNO visits Australia for talks

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-02-21 12:20
In line with a new U.S. strategy placing increased emphasis on the Pacific, the Navy’s second-highest-ranking officer is visiting Australia and Singapore to meet with defense officials.
Feb 16 2012

Navy Names Forward Deployed Ships to Rota, Spain

Navy.mil Top Stories - Thu, 2012-02-16 18:15
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced Feb. 16 the four Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers which will be forward deployed to Rota, Spain.
Feb 15 2012

Five New Navy Ships Named

Navy.mil Top Stories - Wed, 2012-02-15 16:15
The secretary of the Navy announced the next five ships: three Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers, USS John Finn, USS Ralph Johnson, and USS Rafael Peralta; and two littoral combat ships, USS Sioux City and USS Omaha.
Feb 14 2012

Navy medical ship Comfort headed from Md. to Norfolk

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2012-02-14 19:23
The Navy says the medical ship Comfort is expected to move from Baltimore to Norfolk Naval Station around March 2013.

 
 

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