Top Daily Stories

Mar 5 2012

New federal benefits on tap for unemployed veterans

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2012-03-05 21:49
New benefits will be available to unemployed veterans under a federal program that begins in July.
Mar 5 2012

Mabus initiative to test for alcohol, drugs

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-03-05 18:46
The Navy and Marine Corps will begin programs ranging from duty section Breathalyzer tests for alcohol use to enhanced sexual assault prevention training.
Mar 5 2012

USNA expects more applicants for smaller class

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-03-05 18:07
The Naval Academy, with a record number of applicants for the incoming class, plans to offer fewer admissions.
Mar 5 2012

Retired Generals: No War of Choice With Iran - Headlines - Mon, 2012-03-05 15:34
Several former generals signed an ad in the Washington Post urging President Obama to stand fast against pressure to attack Iran over claims it is trying to develop nuclear weapons.
Mar 4 2012

Navy to move 'Mighty Mo' 16-in. gun barrels

Virginian-Pilot - Sun, 2012-03-04 21:33
After more than 50 years in storage,on Tuesday two 16-inch gun barrels from the battleship Missouri will slowly be moved from the Navy's St. Juliens Creek Annex to military parks.
Mar 4 2012

Navy rescues Iranian sailor; recovers 3 bodies

Navy Times - Sun, 2012-03-04 15:16
The U.S. Navy says it has rescued an Iranian merchant seaman and recovered the bodies of three others after their boat capsized during rough weather in the Gulf.
Mar 4 2012

CIA-Led Force may Speed Afghan Exit - Headlines - Sun, 2012-03-04 07:54
Top Pentagon officials are considering putting elite special operations troops under CIA control in Afghanistan after 2014, sources told AP.
Mar 3 2012

Navy's Target Practice on Old Ships Raises Concern

Fox News - Sat, 2012-03-03 16:16
The program for disposing of old ships—"Sinkex," for sinking exercise—is under fire from environmentalists for the pollution. The ship recycling industry complains about lost jobs and revenues.
Mar 3 2012

Veterans, VA split over mental health expansion

Navy Times - Sat, 2012-03-03 15:03
Two years after Congress passed a law to improve health care for veterans, some are again raising alarms that the Department of Veterans Affairs is not expanding help as quickly or widely as intended.
Mar 3 2012

Navy report spots ‘reasonable’ Guam range site

Navy Times - Sat, 2012-03-03 15:00
Naval Magazine has been identified as a “potentially reasonable alternative” for the construction of a military firing range, according to newly released Navy report.


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