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Mar 8 2012

Corps to Reduce Afghan Force by Half This Year

Military.com - Headlines - Thu, 2012-03-08 06:44
Marines will lead the U.S. troop drawdown in Afghanistan this year, reducing by about half their force in the province of Helmand as Afghans move into the combat lead there, a top U.S. general said.
Mar 8 2012

Report: China testing cyber-attack capabilities

Washington Post - World - Thu, 2012-03-08 02:15
China has progressed to testing cyberspace attack capabilities during exercises, according to a congressional report out today.
Mar 7 2012

Senator: CG plans heavy polar icebreaker

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-03-07 20:21
U.S. Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) says the Coast Guard is including $860 million in its five-year budget plan for a new heavy polar icebreaker.
Mar 7 2012

Senator asks for Comfort to stay in Md.

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-03-07 17:05
Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., pressed the Navy’s top leadership Wednesday to leave the hospital ship Comfort in Baltimore.
Mar 7 2012

U.S. brass: No plan to cede Afghan war to CIA

The Washington Times - Wed, 2012-03-07 15:40
U.S. military commanders denied Wednesday there are no plans to turn the Afghan war over to CIA control after 2014, with special operations answering to American intelligence officials.
Mar 7 2012

DOD Officials: Obama Reviewing Military Options in Syria

The New York Times - Wed, 2012-03-07 14:55
Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said Wednesday that the best solution would not involve military intervention, but that the United States and its allies were reviewing all options.
Mar 7 2012

U.S., Yemen to restart training to tackle al Qaeda

Fox News - Wed, 2012-03-07 08:17
U.S. and Yemeni officials have agreed to restart a controversial military-training program as part of planned enhanced counter-terrorism relationship.
Mar 7 2012

Navy: Gross Negligence in Death of Essex Sailor

Military.com - Headlines - Wed, 2012-03-07 07:34
A breakdown of safety procedures, protocol violations and gross negligence led to the death of a sailor on board the USS Essex in November, according to a Navy report.
Mar 6 2012

CG dismisses charges against crash survivor

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-03-06 17:41
The U.S. Coast Guard on Tuesday dismissed negligent homicide and other charges against the sole survivor of a 2010 helicopter crash off the Washington coast.
Mar 6 2012

CentCom Chief Headed to Pakistan for Border Talks

Military.com - Headlines - Tue, 2012-03-06 13:50
The top U.S. commander in the Middle East plans to visit Pakistan in the next 10 days to begin negotiating the reopening of supply routes closed after November's deadly friendly fire air strike.

 
 

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