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Feb 16 2012

Navy Names Forward Deployed Ships to Rota, Spain Top Stories - Thu, 2012-02-16 17:15
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 Top Stories - Wed, 2012-02-15 15:15
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 18:23
The Navy says the medical ship Comfort is expected to move from Baltimore to Norfolk Naval Station around March 2013.
Feb 14 2012

Transition: NPC to Discuss Post-ERB Issues in Pacific NW Top Stories - Tue, 2012-02-14 15:15
A Navy Personnel Command team will be in the Pacific Northwest Feb. 21-23 to discuss post-Enlisted Retention Board (ERB) matters and transition benefits.
Feb 14 2012

U.S. carrier crosses Hormuz amid rising Gulf tensions

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2012-02-14 14:45
The U.S. aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln strike group sailed through the Strait of Hormuz Tuesday more than a month after Iran warned a different carrier not to return to the Persian Gulf.
Feb 14 2012

Joint chiefs chair: Chinese hacking not necessarily a hostile act - Tue, 2012-02-14 14:07
The U.S. top military officer said that, should China's military be found to be behind hacks into the U.S. infrastructure, it would not necessarily be a hostile act.
Feb 14 2012

Asia shops for aircraft, arms under China's shadow

Reuters - Tue, 2012-02-14 05:37
Asian nations shopped at the region's biggest weapons bazaar Tuesday as a new report said China's arms spending would exceed the combined outlays of all major countries in the region within three years
Feb 14 2012

Panetta to Defend Cuts In Military Budget Plan

Fox News - Tue, 2012-02-14 03:36
The Defense secretary will tell lawmakers today that cuts to military were carefully planned and there is little room for changes.
Feb 13 2012

Replacement of war-worn equipment cut in budget

The Washington Times - Mon, 2012-02-13 21:06
The Pentagon is not just cutting manpower to reach deficit-reduction targets: Its 2013 budget shows the military will spend less to replace old weapons after two grueling wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Feb 13 2012

Heaviest 2013 DOD budget cuts would fall on troops

McClatchy News Service - Mon, 2012-02-13 18:54
In the Pentagon's fiscal 2013 budget proposal, the brunt of the reductions fall on ground troops, which face job losses, modest pay raises and increased health care costs while serving in a smaller force.


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