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Mar 27 2012

Three Navy amphibious ships to deploy today

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2012-03-27 04:35
The amphibious ships Iwo Jima, New York and Gunston Hall will leave for a tour of at least six months in the Navy's Fifth and Sixth Fleet areas.
Mar 26 2012

Support for Afghan War Falls in U.S., Poll Finds

The New York Times - Mon, 2012-03-26 17:42
A New York Times/CBS News poll found that 69 percent of Americans surveyed think that the United States should not be at war in Afghanistan.
Mar 26 2012

U.S., Australia deepen military ties amid pivot to SE Asia

Washington Post - World - Mon, 2012-03-26 17:13
The United States and Australia are planning a major expansion of military ties, including possible drone flights from a coral atoll in the Indian Ocean and increased U.S. naval access to Australian ports.
Mar 26 2012

Gen. Allen admits 'green-on-blue' attacks erode trust

The Washington Times - Mon, 2012-03-26 15:28
The top allied commander in Afghanistan said the recent killings of U.S. and coalition troops by Afghan soldiers have created an "erosion of trust" between international and Afghan forces.
Mar 26 2012

Coast Guard Opens New Station on Cape May

Coast Guard News - Mon, 2012-03-26 11:02
The U.S. Coast Guard has opened a new $11.4 million station at Training Center Cape May, New Jersey, that will help prevent and respond to maritime events.
Mar 26 2012

Disabled Soldier Backlog Puts Army at Risk - Headlines - Mon, 2012-03-26 06:21
The backlog of soldiers too injured to serve is growing so large that it could affect the Army’s ability to go to war.
Mar 24 2012

80% of wounded veterans cite mental health woes

Navy Times - Sat, 2012-03-24 08:24
In a survey of wounded Iraq and Afghanistan veterans, nearly 80 percent reported having symptoms of a combat-related mental health condition, and roughly half said they had a traumatic brain injury.
Mar 23 2012

Post-Traumatic Stress’s Surprisingly Positive Flip Side

The New York Times - Fri, 2012-03-23 05:10
Some soldiers respond to the trauma of combat with a new sense of hope. How crazy is that?
Mar 22 2012

Retirement sets off search for new MCPON

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-03-22 17:31
The Navy’s top enlisted sailor says he’ll retire this year, triggering a search for his successor under a new set of rules limiting who is eligible to apply.
Mar 22 2012

EU anti-piracy mission set for land bombardments

Deutsche Welle - Thu, 2012-03-22 14:46
European Union forces are set to step up their mission countering piracy off the Horn of Africa, with EU ministers likely to sign off on beach bombardments and attacks on other land-based targets.


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