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May 5 2012

New name for PTSD could mean less stigma

Washington Post - World - Sat, 2012-05-05 18:58
Military officers and psychiatrists are embroiled in a heated debate over whether to change the name of a condition as old as combat.
May 5 2012

Cutter fleet rebuilding too slowly, Adm. Papp says

Navy Times - Sat, 2012-05-05 10:33
As the Coast Guard’s aging fleet becomes less capable of carrying out its missions, a tight budget is delaying acquisition of two cutters seen as crucial to the service’s modernization plans.
May 4 2012

Next Navy amphib to be named Tripoli

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-05-04 17:03
The next big-deck amphibious assault ship that will carry Marines and their combat equipment will be called Tripoli, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus announced Friday.
May 4 2012

Navy to Christen USNS Cesar Chavez

Navy News from - Fri, 2012-05-04 13:50
The Navy planned will christen its newest dry cargo and ammunition supply ship in a ceremony today in San Diego.
May 4 2012

Navy and Air Force ISR Plans Jeopardized

Aviation Week - Fri, 2012-05-04 04:44
“As large manned aircraft age out—particularly the E-3B AWACS and E-8C Joint Stars and some of the others—we are not going to be able to sustain them,” says a senior U.S. Air Force official.
May 3 2012

Panetta troubled over troop behavior

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-05-03 16:38
The secretary of Defense is increasingly concerned about the spate of embarrassing misconduct among U.S. troops that has tarnished the military’s image and jeopardized the success of missions abroad.
May 3 2012

Pentagon to limit anti-psychotic drugs for PTSD

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-05-03 15:12
The Pentagon is moving to limit off-label use of powerful anti-psychotic drugs for post-traumatic stress disorder — a practice some say may contribute to accidental drug overdoses among troops.
May 3 2012

Russia: U.S. missile-defense talks near dead end

Yahoo Top News - Thu, 2012-05-03 03:44
Russia's defense minister said Thursday that talks on the U.S.-led NATO missile defense plan in Europe are "close to a dead end" as officials scrambled to save the deal.
May 2 2012

Chinese admiral says Zumwalt destroyers vulnerable

The Washington Times - Wed, 2012-05-02 16:46
The U.S. Navy's Zumwalt-class destroyer is no good and can be destroyed by Chinese fishing boats armed with explosives, according to People's Liberation Army Rear Adm. Zhang Zhaozhong.
May 2 2012

U.S. firm on missile defense before conference

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-05-02 15:30
On the eve of an international conference on missile-defense, the U.S. is holding firm to its contention that a Europe-based system strongly opposed by Moscow presents no threat to Russia.


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