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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.
Mar 13 2012

Navy SEAL Named Military Attache to Mexico - Headlines - Tue, 2012-03-13 05:46
The U.S. government has dispatched a career Navy SEAL and anti-terrorism expert to the U.S. embassy in Mexico City to serve as liaison with Mexican troops waging war on gangsters.
Mar 12 2012

A new battle looms for USS New Jersey

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-03-12 19:08
The New Jersey, the most decorated battleship in U.S. history, is facing its biggest fight outside war: to pay its bills and fend off attempts to move it from Camden to North Jersey.
Mar 12 2012

CNO Realigns OPNAV Staff Top Stories - Mon, 2012-03-12 18:15
The Chief of Naval Operations on Monday outlined the realignment of his Pentagon staff to enhance the Navy's ability to navigate fiscal challenges and deliver fleet and platform readiness.
Mar 12 2012

Camp Pendleton CG nominated for DOD post

San Diego Union - Mon, 2012-03-12 17:54
Lt. Gen. Thomas Waldhauser, the officer in charge of the 57,000-Marine force based at Camp Pendleton, has been nominated to serve as senior military assistant to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta.
Mar 12 2012

Mabus defends biofuels at energy hearing

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-03-12 16:20
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus defended the service’s investment on biofuels Monday, saying it is a “false choice” for critics to suggest the Navy should focus on building more ships instead of finding alternative fuels.
Mar 12 2012

White House: No change in Afghan strategy

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-03-12 14:51
The Obama administration said Monday the war strategy in Afghanistan remains intact despite the mass killing of Afghan civilians on Sunday, allegedly by an American soldier.
Mar 12 2012

Navy to Begin Testing for Synthetic Chemical Compounds Top Stories - Mon, 2012-03-12 14:15
The Navy announced Monday that it will begin random testing of urine samples for synthetic chemical compounds like Spice this month.
Mar 12 2012

Fewer Americans Say U.S. Is Top Military Power

Gallup - Mon, 2012-03-12 03:00
Fifty-four percent of Americans believe the United States is the No. 1 military power in the world, fewer than what Gallup has typically found. A slim majority say U.S. military strength is "about right."


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