Top Daily Stories

May 30 2012

With Plan X, DOD seeks to spread U.S. might to cyberspace

Washington Post - World - Wed, 2012-05-30 13:00
The Pentagon is turning to the private sector in an effort to develop technologies to improve cyberwarfare capabilities, launch effective attacks and withstand likely retaliation.
May 30 2012

Survey finds vet not confident about finding jobs

Reuters - Wed, 2012-05-30 12:24
More U.S. military veterans expect to look for work in coming months as they return to civilian life, but they are less confident about finding work that suits them, according to a new survey.
May 30 2012

Chinese Warship Escorts Training Ship Through Gulf of Aden

Maritime News - Vessels - Wed, 2012-05-30 03:07
Chinese cadet-training ship Zheng He transits Suez Canal after an escort through pirate-prone Gulf of Aden.
May 29 2012

Navy: 2-3 weeks for answers on fire-damaged sub in Maine

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2012-05-29 14:35
A union leader at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard says he's confident the fire-damaged USS Miami can be repaired, but the Navy says it'll be two to three weeks before there's any word.
May 29 2012

Panetta: Asia is the ‘project’ for USNA grads

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-05-29 11:58
The Pentagon chief says building U.S. maritime strength across the Asia-Pacific will be the main project for the new generation of America’s naval officers.
May 29 2012

Michelle Obama sponsors submarine

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2012-05-29 08:20
First lady Michelle Obama agreed to serve as sponsor of the USS Illinois, a Virginia-class submarine being built in Groton, Conn., and Newport News, Va., and expected to deploy in 2015.
May 28 2012

New vets set record for war-disability claims

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-05-28 12:07
America’s newest veterans are filing for disability benefits at a historic rate, claiming to be the most medically and mentally troubled generation of former troops the nation has ever seen.
May 27 2012

At West Point, Asking if a War Doctrine Was Worth It

The New York Times - Sun, 2012-05-27 20:48
Faculty at the United States Military Academy are debating what a counterinsurgency strategy gained in Iraq and Afghanistan and whether the doctrine has a future.
May 27 2012

Panetta: Looming cuts would be 'disastrous'

The Washington Times - Sun, 2012-05-27 19:33
Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said Sunday that more than $500 billion in defense-related cuts scheduled to kick in early next year would be "disastrous" to national security and begged lawmakers to restore the money.

May 25 2012

SOCOM chief sells plan for spec ops expansion

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-05-25 17:26
The commander of the raid to kill Osama bin Laden is defending his proposal that he have more authority to send special operations forces overseas to address problems like terrorists or sudden unrest.


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