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Feb 27 2012

DOD says military committed to Afghan strategy

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-02-27 13:59
The U.S. military is fully committed to its mission in Afghanistan and has no plans to change its strategy despite the recent deadly violence that has shaken the already fragile relations.
Feb 27 2012

Concerns about F-35 JSF keep pilots grounded

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2012-02-27 10:36
Fighter pilots from the Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force are left cooling their heels at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.
Feb 27 2012

Aviator career pay up nearly across the board

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-02-27 07:41
If you’re a pilot or a flight officer approaching department head tour, you may want to crack the champagne: The Navy has upped career continuation pay for several communities, in some cases up to $10,000 a year.
Feb 26 2012

Lockheed readies aggressive F-35 test schedule

Navy Times - Sun, 2012-02-26 18:18
Lockheed Martin is preparing to ramp up flight testing of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter over the next year, including the first release of live weapons.
Feb 26 2012

Newport News Shipbuilding lands Navy contract

Virginian-Pilot - Sun, 2012-02-26 14:31
Newport News Shipbuilding has received a Navy contract to plan the refueling overhaul of the aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln.
Feb 26 2012

N. Korea Issues Threat Before S. Korea-U.S. Drills

The New York Times - Sun, 2012-02-26 02:09
North Korea threatened to launch a powerful retaliatory strike against South Korea if provoked, state media said on the day before the start of annual South Korean-U.S. military drills.
Feb 25 2012

Navy Launches Next Generation Communications Satellite Top Stories - Sat, 2012-02-25 14:15
The Navy's first Mobile User Objective System satellite was launched Feb. 24 from Space Launch Complex 41.
Feb 25 2012

Military's ‘Personality Disorder’ Diagnosis Is Challenged

The New York Times - Sat, 2012-02-25 01:27
The case of Capt. Susan Carlson has raised questions about whether the Pentagon uses a psychiatric diagnosis to eject troops it considers troublesome or to deny them benefits.
Feb 24 2012

Rumsfeld: Cuts could leave sizable intel gaps

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-02-24 15:29
Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said Friday that any perceived weakness in U.S. power is a greater threat to the country than another nation or terrorist cell.
Feb 24 2012

2 cutters removed from FY13 Coast Guard budget

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-02-24 12:42
In a move that could trim about $1.4 billion from its shipbuilding plan, the Coast Guard lost two Bertholf-class national security cutters in the fiscal 2013 budget request sent to Congress


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