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Nov 23 2011

Warplanes said to strike Somali militant bases

Reuters (World) - Wed, 2011-11-23 14:42
Unidentified fighter jets bombed three Islamist militant bases in Somalia Wednesday, residents and soldiers said, as neighboring Kenya continued its assault on the rebels.
Nov 23 2011

U.S. Says It Will Not Alter Missile Shield Plan

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-11-23 14:19
The United States will not alter its plans to deploy a NATO missile defense system in Eastern Europe, U.S. officials said Nov. 23, adding the shield was not aimed at Russia.
Nov 23 2011

China to go ahead with Pacific naval drills

Reuters (World) - Wed, 2011-11-23 07:49
China said Wednesday it will go ahead with naval exercises in the western Pacific this month, an announcement that came a week after Washington reinforced its Asia-Pacific footprint.
Nov 23 2011

Navy Blue Angels fly into era of budget questions

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2011-11-23 07:02
In an era of federal budget worries and proposed deficit cutting, some inside and outside the military are questioning the millions it costs to produce the Navy's Blue Angels shows.
Nov 22 2011

General: Prioritize nuclear upgrades in budget

The Washington Times - Tue, 2011-11-22 22:08
U.S. strategic nuclear forces are old, in dire need of modernization and face "draconian" cuts because of the federal budget crisis, the commander of U.S. nuclear forces says.
Nov 22 2011

NATO Looks to Pool Resources Amid Budget Cuts

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2011-11-22 19:04
NATO countries are taking tentative steps to pool military resources in the face of shrinking defense budgets and to fill gaps exposed by the recent Libya campaign, a French general says.
Nov 22 2011

2nd retention board results due next week

Navy Times - Tue, 2011-11-22 14:22
The Navy next week will begin notifying the second, more senior group of sailors that has been selected for separation by the enlisted retention board.
Nov 22 2011

Army general to lead Dover mortuary review panel

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2011-11-22 09:25
Retired Army Gen. John Abizaid will lead an independent panel reviewing how the Air Force handled remains at the Dover Air Force Base military mortuary, the Pentagon announced.
Nov 22 2011

Pentagon's War on Drugs Goes Mercenary

Wired.com - Tue, 2011-11-22 07:30
An obscure Pentagon agency intended to fight illicit drugs has quietly become one of the biggest sources of federal money for private security contractors.
Nov 21 2011

Navy to discharge 28 sailors for illegal drug use

San Diego Union - Mon, 2011-11-21 16:25
Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan are being kicked out for using a synthetic drug called Spice that mimics marijuana.

 
 

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