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Apr 20 2012

Man killed when Navy, Filipino boats collide

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-04-20 16:30
Authorities in the southern Philippines are investigating a collision involving a Navy special operations boat that left a local fisherman dead, according to reports.
Apr 20 2012

Navy will start testing for prescription drugs

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-04-20 16:06
The Navy ratchets up its drug war May 1 with screening for two families of drugs — benzodiazepines and hydrocodones — that include commonly abused prescription medicines such as Valium, Xanax and Vicodin.
Apr 20 2012

Sailors, Marines under investigation in Secret Service scandal

San Diego Union - Fri, 2012-04-20 15:21
Four of 11 military people under investigation for alleged misconduct in Colombia are sailors and Marines from San Diego, a military spokesman said Friday.
Apr 20 2012

2 sue service academies over assault response

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-04-20 15:09
A lawsuit is asking a court to force the U.S. Military Academy and the Naval Academy to improve their response to rapes and sexual assaults.
Apr 19 2012

DOD urged to focus on directed-energy weapons

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-04-19 20:26
The U.S. military should focus on the development of directed-energy weapons to counter efforts to restrict its freedom of movement, according to a new analysis by the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments.
Apr 19 2012

Navy moves to oust two Haditha Marines

San Diego Union - Thu, 2012-04-19 20:21
Two Marines granted immunity from prosecution in the Haditha, Iraq, case could be kicked out of the Corps.
Apr 19 2012

China Sends Second Ship to Standoff with Philippines

The Chosun Ilbo - Thu, 2012-04-19 18:14
A nine-day-old naval standoff between China and the Philippines showed few signs of cooling Thursday, with Beijing sending a powerful military vessel toward the disputed islands in the South China Sea.
Apr 19 2012

Panetta: China assisting North Korean missile program

Reuters - Thu, 2012-04-19 17:40
China has provided some assistance to North Korea's missile program, U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said on Thursday.
Apr 19 2012

A Few Good Women: Marines Open Infantry to Females - Thu, 2012-04-19 11:33
Chalk up another advance for gender equality in the U.S. military. The Marine Corps will open its infantry course to women for the first time in its 236-year history.
Apr 19 2012

India Says It Successfully Tests Nuclear-Capable Missile

The New York Times - Thu, 2012-04-19 01:00
India said Thursday it had successfully launched a missile with nuclear capability and a 3,100-mile range, giving it the ability to strike Beijing and Shanghai.


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