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May 23 2012

Wait gets longer for VA disability benefits

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-05-23 16:34
Ill or injured service members now wait an average of 394 days to move through the disability evaluation process, an increase of more than 10 percent since 2010 and well off the goal of 295 days.
May 23 2012

13 commands to start breath testing Thursday

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-05-23 16:29
The Navy will kick off its Breathalyzer beta test on Thursday at 13 commands. The tests, which include the U.S. Fleet Forces Command staff and 12 other units, were announced Wednesday.
May 23 2012

5 Things the Pentagon's Not Saying About China

Foreign Policy - Wed, 2012-05-23 16:17
Here's an analysis on what you won't find in the Defense Department’s latest report on China's military rise.
May 23 2012

Military Will Withstand Cuts, Obama Says

The New York Times - Wed, 2012-05-23 16:13
President Obama, speaking at the Air Force Academy graduation, described keeping the armed forces strong in the wake of tight budgets and the end of two wars.
May 23 2012

Coast Guard wary of cuts, admiral says

San Diego Union - Wed, 2012-05-23 13:18
West Coast commander says budget cuts would hit the Coast Guard as hard as other branches of the military and affect the scope of protection it is able to provide.
May 23 2012

Russia test-fires new missile

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 2012-05-23 05:37
Russia test-fired a ballistic missile Wednesday, a move that comes amid tensions about a recent NATO announcement that it placed an interim missile defense shield in Europe.
May 23 2012

In First, Navy Will Put 4G Network on Ships - Wed, 2012-05-23 05:30
By the end of the year the Navy will put a 4G LTE wireless network in some ships, giving a whole new communications tool to sailors and Marines: their smartphones.
May 22 2012

Senate: Chinese Fake Parts 'Flood' U.S. Military - Headlines - Tue, 2012-05-22 06:34
More than a million Chinese counterfeit electronic parts are estimated to be in use in U.S. military aircraft, according to a Senate report.
May 22 2012

China accuses Pentagon of hyping Chinese military threat

Fox News - World - Tue, 2012-05-22 03:40
China's Defense Ministry is accusing the Pentagon of hyping Chinese military power and its threat to Taiwan in a depiction that will ultimately undermine ties between the two militaries.
May 22 2012

Pakistan Navy court-martials 3 officers in connection with 2011 base attack

Fox News - World - Tue, 2012-05-22 01:12
Pakistan's navy has court-martialed three of its officers for "negligence" in connection with a dramatic Taliban attack on a naval base in the southern port city of Karachi last year.


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