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May 7 2012

Retired Military Officers Teaching at Ivy League Schools

The New York Times - Mon, 2012-05-07 04:57
Campuses that once turned a cold shoulder to the military are now inviting former top officers, such as Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal and Adm. Mike Mullen, to come and teach.
May 6 2012

Airstrike kills Cole-bombing figure in Yemen

AP News - Sun, 2012-05-06 16:15
An airstrike Sunday killed a top al-Qaida leader on the FBI's most wanted list for his role in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole, Yemeni officials said.
May 6 2012

Congressional leaders say Taliban is stronger

The Washington Times - Sun, 2012-05-06 11:45
The heads of the House and Senate intelligence committees on Sunday declared that the Taliban has grown stronger since President Obama's deployment of 33,000 more troops to Afghanistan in 2010.
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.


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