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Feb 22 2012

Navy to mothball revived airship program

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-02-22 12:36
Four months after its formal acceptance by the Navy, the MZ-3A airship at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., is now to be deflated and stored, and the program suspended amid the Navy's search to trim its budget.
Feb 22 2012

Truman Skipper Died of Natural Causes, Autopsy Finds

Navy News from - Wed, 2012-02-22 10:23
Capt. Tushar Tembe, the aircraft carrier skipper who collapsed pierside in Portsmouth in November, died of natural causes, the Navy said.
Feb 22 2012

Senator: Hawaii to Get 1,000 Okinawa Marines - Headlines - Wed, 2012-02-22 08:30
U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye says 1,000 Marines are expected to be moved to Hawaii from Okinawa.
Feb 22 2012

Navy looks to rein in carrier program costs

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-02-22 06:24
The Navy's fiscal 2013 budget request asks for another $811 million for “fact-of-life cost increases” for the carrier Gerald R. Ford, a figure that drives the ship closer to a congressionally imposed cost cap.
Feb 21 2012

Putin: Why Russia needs to rebuild its military

Foreign Policy - Tue, 2012-02-21 18:26
Russian leader's explanatory essay.
Feb 21 2012

Pentagon: Iran’s ships didn’t dock in Syria

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-02-21 14:39
The Pentagon is disputing reports that Iranian ships docked at a Syrian port over the weekend.
Feb 21 2012

Army medical chief on leave amid probe into PTSD diagnoses

McClatchy News Service - Tue, 2012-02-21 14:22
The head of an Army medical center has been removed from command during an investigation into a psychiatry team that adjusted diagnoses of soldiers who were seeking medical retirements.
Feb 21 2012

Vice CNO visits Australia for talks

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-02-21 12:20
In line with a new U.S. strategy placing increased emphasis on the Pacific, the Navy’s second-highest-ranking officer is visiting Australia and Singapore to meet with defense officials.
Feb 16 2012

Navy Names Forward Deployed Ships to Rota, Spain Top Stories - Thu, 2012-02-16 18:15
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced Feb. 16 the four Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers which will be forward deployed to Rota, Spain.
Feb 15 2012

Five New Navy Ships Named Top Stories - Wed, 2012-02-15 16:15
The secretary of the Navy announced the next five ships: three Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers, USS John Finn, USS Ralph Johnson, and USS Rafael Peralta; and two littoral combat ships, USS Sioux City and USS Omaha.


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