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Aug 7 2011

LCSs Sail Through Trials, Tackle Challenges

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2011-08-07 15:01
While the future of the Littoral Combat Ship program continues to be debated in Washington, the Navy and its industrial partners are testing out the first two ships and their complex mission modules.
Aug 7 2011

Report blasts crew’s response to LSD fire

Navy Times - Sun, 2011-08-07 13:01
The response to an early-morning blaze aboard the dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island in October was a clinic in unpreparedness and lack of organization, according to a command investigation.
Aug 7 2011

Iraqi cleric says U.S. military trainers could be targets

Reuters - Sun, 2011-08-07 08:07
Iraq's fiercely anti-American cleric Moqtada al-Sadr has warned that U.S. military trainers will be targets if they stay in the country beyond a year-end deadline for American troops to leave.
Aug 6 2011

Unprecedented tragedy devastates NSW community

Navy Times - Sat, 2011-08-06 19:01
The Naval Special Warfare community was reeling in what one member called “shock and disbelief” Saturday after 22 of its personnel died in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.
Aug 5 2011

Nominee for Navy surgeon general announced

Navy Times - Fri, 2011-08-05 17:01
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has nominated Rear Admiral Matthew Nathan to be the Navy’s next surgeon general.
Aug 5 2011

Japanese Inventor Develops Flying Sphere Drone

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2011-08-05 11:01
A Japanese defense researcher has invented a spherical observation drone that can fly down narrow alleys, hover on the spot, take off vertically and bounce along the ground.
Aug 5 2011

2nd Indian AF Jet Crashes Within a Week

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2011-08-05 11:01
The Indian Air Force lost its second aircraft of the week when a British Jaguar crashed Friday; a Russian-made MiG-21 went down Aug. 2.
Aug 5 2011

Beachmaster CO fired over ethics allegations

Navy Times - Fri, 2011-08-05 11:01
The Navy fired its 16th commanding officer of 2011 Friday over allegations of ethics violations uncovered during an inquiry into misuse of government resources.
Aug 5 2011

Libyan rebels: NATO strike killed Gadhafi’s son

Navy Times - Fri, 2011-08-05 08:01
Libya's rebels say they have reports that Moammar Gadhafi's youngest son, who commands one of the regime's top military brigades, was killed in a NATO airstrike.
Aug 5 2011

Obama to unveil jobs push for veterans

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 2011-08-05 01:05
President Barack Obama will outline a new initiative Friday that aims to help former members of the military find private sector jobs, part of a renewed job creation effort focusing on unemployed veterans.

 
 

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