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Apr 17 2012

Squadron commander fired after records probe

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-04-17 14:22
The commander of the Navy squadron charged with transporting senior Navy and Marine Corps leaders has been fired after an investigation revealed the possible falsification of administrative records.
Apr 17 2012

Pentagon names Navy's next 'air boss'

San Diego Union - Tue, 2012-04-17 14:00
Vice Adm. David H. Buss has been nominated for the dual job of commander of Naval Air Forces and commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet's naval air forces, both based at North Island Naval Air Station.
Apr 17 2012

Navy to send floating hospital to Asia

The Washington Times - Tue, 2012-04-17 12:57
The Navy next month will send one of its two medical ships—the USNS Mercy—on a goodwill mission to Southeast Asia.
Apr 17 2012

U.S., Vietnam to Hold Five-Day Naval Exchange - Headlines - Tue, 2012-04-17 12:51
Vietnam and the United States will hold five days of "non-combatant" naval exchange activities next week in the port city of Danang, the U.S. Embassy said, amid rising tensions in the South China Sea.
Apr 17 2012

Navy, Corps IT staffs to take $2B budget hit

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-04-17 12:42
The Navy and Marine Corps will shrink their information technology staffs to meet a $2 billion budget cut over the next five years.
Apr 17 2012

Coast Guard Arctic Focus Might Impact Drug War - Headlines - Tue, 2012-04-17 06:24
As the Coast Guard rogers up to new and expanded missions in a warming Arctic Circle, budget cuts means pulling back elsewhere—probably in its role interdicting cocaine bound for the United States.
Apr 17 2012

Navy Eyes Apache Helo's Gun for Use at Sea - Headlines - Tue, 2012-04-17 06:15
After years of admiring the Army Apache's powerful, nose-mounted 30-mm cannon,the Navy is now looking to arm its patrol boats and helicopters with the same withering firepower.
Apr 17 2012

Vietnam Vet to be Awarded MoH Posthumously - Headlines - Tue, 2012-04-17 05:47
A 101st Airborne soldier will be posthumously awarded the nation’s highest valor award for actions that took place in Cambodia during the Vietnam War, more than 40 years ago
Apr 17 2012

Navy Looking for New Jet? - Tue, 2012-04-17 05:30
The Navy quietly has asked defense contractors for "candidate[s]" for "strike fighter aircraft" in the future—a little weird, considering the Pentagon already is spending a trillion dollars on the troubled Joint Strike Fighter.
Apr 16 2012

Navy to name destroyer after Lyndon Johnson

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2012-04-16 17:44
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus has announced that the next Zumwalt-class destroyer will be named the Lyndon B. Johnson.


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