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May 1 2012

USNA mid dismissed for wrongful sexual contact

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-05-01 16:45
A Naval Academy midshipman has been dismissed from service after he was found guilty of wrongful sexual contact by a military court.
May 1 2012

LCS-2 Arrive in San Diego Today

Navy News from - Tue, 2012-05-01 16:18
The littoral combat ship USS Independence (LCS-2) is scheduled to arrive at Naval Base San Diego today, marking the completion of her maiden voyage to her homeport.
May 1 2012

Opinion: Transfer of Okinawa Marines a doubly good move - Tue, 2012-05-01 16:11
The long-term strategy the repositioning in Asia is gradually revealing itself. A series of moves in recent months set the stage for rebalancing U.S. naval, air and ground forces in the region.
May 1 2012

U.S. to seek death penalty in Somali yacht hijacking

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2012-05-01 13:09
Federal prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty against three Somalis if they are convicted of murder in the deaths of four Americans who were shot aboard a hijacked yacht last year.
May 1 2012

Unease Mounting, China and U.S. to Open Military Talks

The New York Times - Global - Tue, 2012-05-01 12:43
Despite escalating tensions in the Asia and Pacific region, the two nations have been unable to agree on a serious agenda for the talks that open Wednesday.
May 1 2012

Panetta to Warn That Bad Press Hurts War Effort - Headlines - Tue, 2012-05-01 05:55
When Defense Secretary Leon Panetta visits Fort Benning, Ga., on Friday he'll tell soldiers of the harm that lapses in judgment can inflict on the U.S. strategy in Afghanistan.
May 1 2012

Some Pilots Shun F-22 Over Oxygen-related Dangers - Headlines - Tue, 2012-05-01 05:50
Some of the nation's 200 F-22 Raptor pilots want to be moved into other jobs because of oxygen-deficit problems with the stealth fighter, an Air Force general said Monday.
Apr 30 2012

Navy's secret Sea Shadow may end up on scrap heap

McClatchy News Service - Mon, 2012-04-30 07:03
A secret chapter in American naval research could soon reach an ignoble close when a rusty barge and its once-classified contents leave Suisun Bay for the scrap heap.
Apr 30 2012

Navy Nears Deal to Help Avoid Calif. Blackouts - Headlines - Mon, 2012-04-30 06:06
The U.S. Navy is nearing a first-time agreement to curb electricity use at its sprawling San Diego-area bases if power runs short in Southern California this summer.
Apr 28 2012

U.S. officials: Core al Qaeda 'essentially gone'

USA Today - Sat, 2012-04-28 03:53
A year after the Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden, the al Qaeda that carried out the Sept. 11 attacks is essentially gone but its affiliates remain a threat to America, counterterrorist officials say.


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