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Jan 27 2012

Navy wants commando ‘mothership’ in Middle East

Washington Post - World - Fri, 2012-01-27 18:57
The Pentagon is rushing to send a large floating base for commando teams to the Middle East as tensions rise in the region.
Jan 27 2012

Elite frogmen muster as SEALs turns 50

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2012-01-27 17:41
Members of one of the military’s most elite clubs gathered Friday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Navy SEALs, established by President John F. Kennedy in 1962.
Jan 27 2012

Littoral combat ship program manager fired

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-01-27 17:01
The program manager for the Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship program was fired Thursday after allegations of inappropriate behavior, according to Naval Sea Systems Command.
Jan 27 2012

Federal appeals court upholds Stolen Valor Act

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-01-27 16:24
The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday that a federal law making it illegal to lie about being a war hero is constitutional and making false statements is not always protected free speech.
Jan 27 2012

Marine 3-star Kelly chosen to lead SOUTHCOM

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-01-27 16:05
Marine Lt. Gen. John F. Kelly has been nominated for promotion to four-star general and assignment as commander of U.S. Southern Command, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced Friday.
Jan 27 2012

Special Operations Expanding as Wars Recede - Headlines - Fri, 2012-01-27 08:44
War is going back under wraps—that's the next-generation plan put forth by the U.S. special operations commander and embraced at the highest levels of the Pentagon and the White House.
Jan 27 2012

Philippines studies U.S. offer to deploy spy planes

Reuters (World) - Fri, 2012-01-27 06:44
The Philippines is considering a U.S. proposal to deploy surveillance aircraft on a temporary, rotating basis to enhance its ability to guard disputed areas in the South China Sea.
Jan 26 2012

Navy Announces 2012 Navy Week Schedule

Navy News from - Thu, 2012-01-26 22:16
From Boston to Sacramento, America's Navy will come home to 15 cities across the country in 2012 to show why a strong Navy is needed and to help mark the bicentennial of the War of 1812.
Jan 26 2012

Navy avoids most of Pentagon’s latest cuts

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-01-26 18:37
The U.S. Fleet keeps its 11 carriers as well as 10 air wings. About a third of the cruiser fleet—seven ships—will be decommissioned early. But in all, no Navy program suffered a severe blow from the 2013 budget-cutting ax.
Jan 26 2012

Lawmakers call defense cuts dangerous

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-01-26 17:03
The $259 billion in defense cuts announced by DOD drew criticism from Congress, even though the reductions are the direct result of the Budget Control Act of 2011 that Congress approved last year.


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