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Feb 29 2012

3 missing, 1 dead in CG copter crash

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 2012-02-29 04:49
Authorities were scouring the waters of Mobile Bay, Alabama, early Wednesday, looking for three people who went missing when a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crashed during a training mission.
Feb 29 2012

Pirates kidnap two in armed raid on cargo ship

The Telegraph (U.K.) - Wed, 2012-02-29 03:00
Pirates opened fire on a cargo ship in an attack off the Nigerian coast, kidnapping the captain and chief engineer and robbing the crew before escaping, a maritime watchdog said Wednesday.
Feb 29 2012

Russian Navy Frigate Under Construction

Maritime News - Vessels - Wed, 2012-02-29 02:14
The Yantar Shipyard in the Baltic area of Kaliningrad is to start the construction of a new Krivak IV class frigate for Russia's Black Sea Fleet.
Feb 28 2012

Navy tests first of two railgun prototypes

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-02-28 19:59
The first of two new prototype railguns is now firing bullets, moving the Navy’s long-held dream of fielding an electromagnetic weapon a step closer to reality.
Feb 28 2012

EP-3 squadron commanding officer fired

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-02-28 14:38
The commanding officer of an EP-3 squadron was fired Monday amid an ongoing investigation into alleged “personal misconduct,” according to Naval Air Force Pacific.
Feb 28 2012

DOD, VA Trying to Smooth Transitioning

Military.com - Headlines - Tue, 2012-02-28 13:35
The heads of the Pentagon and Veterans Affairs said Monday they want to improve the process by which active servicemembers become veterans but also acknowledged it would take a lot of work.
Feb 28 2012

Coast Guard to Station Ships at Alaska’s North Slope

Coast Guard News - Tue, 2012-02-28 13:13
For the first time in history the Coast Guard will be stationing responders at Alaska’s North Slope this summer, when Shell Oil begins drilling in Alaska's Chukchi and Beaufort seas.
Feb 28 2012

Officials say Guam Not Ready for Okinawa Marines

Military.com - Headlines - Tue, 2012-02-28 07:04
The U.S. and Japan may be moving ahead with plans to move thousands of Marines from Okinawa, but it will be years before they could be stationed on Guam, according to the Navy and the government there.
Feb 27 2012

Coasties Soon to Take on Tug Assignments

Coast Guard News - Mon, 2012-02-27 16:33
Cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy sail on a tall ship, go to dive school and work on buoy tenders, icebreakers and the service's newest cutters. Now they'll also be assigned to tugs.
Feb 27 2012

Britain preps for Afghanistan withdrawal

The Telegraph (U.K.) - Mon, 2012-02-27 13:59
Britain has signaled the start of the withdrawal of its vast military infrastructure with the signing of a crucial new pact that should ensure safe passage home for billions of dollars worth of vital equipment.

 
 

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