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Feb 9 2012

Report: Iran adds two submarines to fleet

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-02-09 15:02
Iran’s official news agency reported Thursday that the navy has added two more domestically built light submarines to its fleet.
Feb 9 2012

U.S. military said to seek more access in Philippines

Reuters (World) - Thu, 2012-02-09 05:37
The United States is seeking more access to Philippines ports and airfields to re-fuel and service its warships and planes, diplomatic and military sources said on Thursday.
Feb 9 2012

U.S. drone reportedly kills al Qaeda chief in Pakistan

The Telegraph (U.K.) - Thu, 2012-02-09 04:16
A U.S. strike is said to have killed a top target in Pakistan—the de facto leader of al Qaeda in the country who was wanted for the deaths of nearly 100 people.
Feb 9 2012

Report: Pentagon to change women-in-combat policy

Fox News - Thu, 2012-02-09 01:09
On Thursday, the Pentagon will recommend to Congress that women be allowed to serve in more jobs closer to the front lines.
Feb 8 2012

Marine aviation programs navigate budget turbulence

San Diego Union - Wed, 2012-02-08 22:36
As the Defense Department braces for budget cuts, the Marine Corps has prepared a plan for deeper manpower reductions but hopes to retain its major aviation programs, the head of Marine aviation says.
Feb 8 2012

As demand for special op forces rises, will AFRICOM get short shrift?

The Washington Times - Wed, 2012-02-08 18:10
U.S. Africa Command has been quietly battling terrorism in Africa, relying on special forces. But amid shrinking budgets and increased use of special forces in Afghanistan, it may see resources dwindle.
Feb 8 2012

DOD to issue overdue report on women in combat

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-02-08 15:37
The Pentagon is planning to release a long-overdue report about the role of women in combat later this week, according to officials familiar with the report.
Feb 8 2012

India Upgrades its Military With China in Mind

Military.com - Headlines - Wed, 2012-02-08 14:20
India has decided to buy 126 fighter jets from France, taken delivery of a nuclear-powered submarine from Russia and prepared for its first aircraft carrier as it modernizes its military to match China's.
Feb 8 2012

General: U.S. advisory teams heading to Afghanistan

USA Today - Wed, 2012-02-08 12:46
U.S. military will begin sending advisory teams to help Afghan combat forces as they take a more prominent role in fighting the Taliban.
Feb 8 2012

Navy Separation Process Leaves Sailors in the Dark

Military.com - Headlines - Wed, 2012-02-08 07:00
As the Navy downsizes, some of those caught in the involuntary separation crossfire are left stunned and with little recourse.

 
 

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