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Feb 3 2012

LCS Freedom suffers leak while under way

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-02-03 17:36
The littoral combat ship Freedom suffered minor flooding while under way off Southern California on Wednesday night, the Navy said Friday.
Feb 3 2012

Rep.: Hold commanders responsible for spending

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-02-03 05:10
A key member of the House Armed Services Committee wants military commanders “held responsible” for keeping spending in check.
Feb 3 2012

Reports: Panetta believes Israel may strike Iran in spring

The Telegraph (U.K.) - Fri, 2012-02-03 02:03
United States Defense Secretary Leon Panetta believes there is a growing possibility Israel will attack Iran as early as April to stop Tehran from building a nuclear bomb, according to reports.
Feb 2 2012

Navy plans for 16 littoral ships in San Diego

San Diego Union - Thu, 2012-02-02 21:10
The new ships will mean 1,700 additional sailors for San Diego Naval Base, plus 1,900 family members.
Feb 2 2012

Budget cuts force changes to new Coast Guard HQ

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-02-02 19:35
The General Services Administration will be cutting even more corners to finish the new Coast Guard headquarters on time, according to a spending plan sent to Congress.
Feb 2 2012

New, Brain-Controlled Prosthetic Arm Used

Navy.mil Top Stories - Thu, 2012-02-02 17:15
A new prosthetic arm, operated by an individual's thoughts, was used by wounded warriors at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for the first time last month.
Feb 2 2012

DOD Begins Prorating Imminent Danger Pay

Navy.mil Top Stories - Thu, 2012-02-02 15:15
Service members now will receive imminent danger pay only for days they actually spend in hazardous areas, Pentagon officials said today.
Feb 2 2012

Will Navy Skip Air Force Football Rivalry?

Military.com - Headlines - Thu, 2012-02-02 13:33
Winning the Big East Championship means more to Navy football coach Ken Niumtalolo than capturing the Commander-in-Chief's trophy the three service academy football teams battle for each year.
Feb 2 2012

USFF Requests Volunteers for Afloat Forward Staging Base

Navy.mil Top Stories - Thu, 2012-02-02 13:15
U.S. Fleet Forces Command is requesting volunteers from USFF activities to man the soon-to-be redesignated USS Ponce (LPD-15) for operations in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.
Feb 2 2012

Expert: Young vets joblessness could hit 50%

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-02-02 12:30
The unemployment rate for young combat veterans—especially National Guard and reserve members—could reach 50 percent in the next two years, warns a veterans employment expert.

 
 

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