Top Daily Stories

Oct 8 2011

Navy eyes fewer recruits and recruiters

Navy Times - Sat, 2011-10-08 09:04
The Navy is looking at reducing the number of would-be sailors who enter boot camp and the number of existing sailors who brought them there, although exact numbers have yet to be released.
Oct 8 2011

Panetta: U.S. troops must have immunity

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 2011-10-08 06:49
The U.S. Secretary of Defense says any agreement reached that keeps American troops in Iraq past an end-of-the-year deadline to withdraw must include immunity from Iraqi prosecution.
Oct 7 2011

New U.S. Navy LPD Damaged on Sea Trials

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2011-10-07 16:19
The new U.S. amphibious ship San Diego was damaged late last month when an improperly-installed relief valve caused part of the ship's ballast system to overpressurize, damaging three ballast tanks.
Oct 6 2011

Activists push partner benefits for military gays

The Washington Times - Thu, 2011-10-06 19:35
A prominent gay advocacy group has issued a five-point manifesto of new rights it wants from the U.S. military since the repeal of the longtime ban on open homosexuals in the ranks.
Oct 6 2011

Navy reportedly pondering decommissioning carrier

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-10-06 19:27
Under heavy pressure to find real cuts, Navy officials are seriously considering decommissioning a nuclear aircraft carrier halfway through its planned lifespan.
Oct 6 2011

Somalia the focus of covert U.S. anti-terror war

Deutsche Welle - Thu, 2011-10-06 09:31
A bombing by al Qaeda-linked militants in Mogadishu this week highlights the growing Islamist threat in Somalia. The United States, however, is well aware of the threat and is fighting a covert war against it.
Oct 5 2011

S. Korea Says New Base Will Not Host U.S. Warships

The Chosun Ilbo - Wed, 2011-10-05 18:51
South Korean defense officials say a controversial proposed naval base, off the southern coast on Jeju island, will not allow permanent stationing of U.S. naval vessels.
Oct 5 2011

Navy Releases Selective Early Retirement Results

Navy.mil Top Stories - Wed, 2011-10-05 17:01
Results from the Fiscal Year 2012 Selective Early Retirement Board have been approved and notifications are complete.
Oct 5 2011

General: Army has a discipline problem

The Washington Times - Wed, 2011-10-05 13:19
Soldier discipline has deteriorated to the point that it risks becoming "cancerous," the Army's top general in Europe said Wednesday.
Oct 5 2011

Navy names newest littoral combat ship

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-10-05 10:25
One of the Navy’s new littoral combat ships will bear the name of the city of Jackson, Miss.

 
 

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