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Oct 26 2011

DOD official: Military retirement plan not 'unaffordable'

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2011-10-26 07:07
A congressional panel has been told that the current military retirement system is "neither unaffordable nor spiraling out of control, as some would contend," and was cautioned against proposals to replace it.
Oct 25 2011

Marines plan Quantico brig closure Dec. 31

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2011-10-25 18:43
The Marine Corps is proposing a year-end date for closing the brig at its base in Quantico, Va., part of a consolidation of military confinement facilities.
Oct 25 2011

Sexual harassment still a problem in the military, study finds

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2011-10-25 17:19
Despite a longstanding effort by the military services to root out sexual harassment, it still occurs frequently and is almost never formally reported, according to a new government study.
Oct 25 2011

Shipyard CO’s firing made permanent

Navy Times - Tue, 2011-10-25 17:03
The commanding officer of Norfolk Naval Shipyard who was initially fired in May has been permanently relieved of command.
Oct 25 2011

Russia Delivers Radar Jammers to Iran

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2011-10-25 16:36
Russia has sent a set of mobile radar jammers to Iran and is negotiating future deliveries that Moscow believes do not contravene current U.N. sanctions on the Islamic state's regime.
Oct 25 2011

DOD Says Uganda Mission To Last Months

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2011-10-25 16:35
While the Pentagon has yet to give a specific timeline or cost for the deployment of U.S. troops to Uganda, the mission will likely take months and cost tens of millions of dollars, a Defense official says.
Oct 25 2011

China paper warns of "sound of cannons" in sea disputes

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2011-10-25 04:46
One of China's most popular newspapers warned that nations involved in territorial disputes in the South China Sea should "mentally prepare for the sounds of cannons" if they remain at loggerheads with Beijing.
Oct 24 2011

Full story of fatal SEAL mission in question

The Washington Times - Mon, 2011-10-24 21:28
U.S. Central Command has released hundreds of pages of interviews and exhibits indicating there were at least two tactical moves that came in for second-guessing.
Oct 24 2011

Admiral says U.S. Pacific forces may dodge budget cuts

San Diego Union - Mon, 2011-10-24 20:43
Admiral Robert Willard, who has run Pacific Command since October 2009, took a measured tone about the threat posed by China’s burgeoning sea power.
Oct 24 2011

Panetta calls NKorea 'reckless,' criticizes China

AP News - Mon, 2011-10-24 06:01
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta lashed out at North Korea on Monday for "reckless and provocative" acts and criticized China for a secretive expansion of its military power.

 
 

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