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Mar 14 2012

11 ships to be decommissioned in fiscal 2013

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-03-14 15:53
Six frigates, four cruisers and an aircraft carrier are set to be decommissioned during fiscal 2013, according to a Navy message released Monday.
Mar 14 2012

Lawmaker Vows to Fight TRICARE Cost Increases - Headlines - Wed, 2012-03-14 13:08
The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee vowed to fight the Defense Department’s proposed cost increases for troop and retiree health care.
Mar 14 2012

'Highly unusual': Marines told to disarm before Panetta speech

MSNBC - Wed, 2012-03-14 09:02
About 200 U.S. Marines were ordered to leave their weapons outside the tent where U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta was set to speak during his trip to Afghanistan on Wednesday.
Mar 14 2012

Do Fired Navy COs Suffer From 'Bathsheba Syndrome'? - Headlines - Wed, 2012-03-14 06:39
How can the Navy abate a steady tide of offending COs? Perhaps by asking, “What would David do?”
Mar 13 2012

McKeon sees big shortfalls in DoD budget

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-03-13 15:56
The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee doesn’t support more increases in Tricare fees and is worried about how budget limits could force faster and more painful personnel cuts.
Mar 13 2012

Navy fires CO of new ship San Diego

San Diego Union - Tue, 2012-03-13 13:11
The Navy has fired the commanding officer of the amphibious ship San Diego, which was set to sail today from the Mississippi shipyard toward San Diego.
Mar 13 2012

Coast Guard seizes $43 million worth of cocaine

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-03-13 12:54
The Coast Guard has seized more than $43 million in cocaine after stopping a speedboat in the Caribbean Sea.
Mar 13 2012

McCain to block DOD requests to move money

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-03-13 10:16
Sen. John McCain has worsened the Pentagon’s cash flow problems by announcing he will no longer approve reprogramming requests that shift money between accounts.
Mar 13 2012

Carl Vinson Marks 30 Years of Service Top Stories - Tue, 2012-03-13 09:16
Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) celebrated the carrier's 30th year of service today.
Mar 13 2012

Panetta in Kyrgyzstan to lobby for U.S. air base

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-03-13 07:42
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is meeting with Kyrgyzstan's leaders to stress that America needs the continued use of the U.S. air base there beyond the end of its contract in 2014.


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