Top Daily Stories

Mar 2 2012

China to unveil military budget on heels of U.S. 'pivot'

Reuters (World) - Fri, 2012-03-02 03:27
China is likely to unveil its military spending for 2012 this weekend, signaling the direction Beijing will take after President Barack Obama launched a new "pivot" to reinforce U.S. influence across Asia.
Mar 2 2012

Israel Plans Interceptor Missile Test

The New York Times - Global - Fri, 2012-03-02 01:20
With nerves on edge over tensions with Iran, Israeli officials took the unusual step of announcing the test of antiballistic missile ahead of time.
Mar 1 2012

Saudis, Qatar plan to arm Syrian rebels

Washington Post - World - Thu, 2012-03-01 21:53
Arab plans to arm Syrian rebels threaten to overtake the cautious approach advocated by the United States and other, which fear that sending weapons could fuel a regional conflagration.
Mar 1 2012

Littoral ship Freedom back in dry dock for repairs

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-03-01 21:12
Barely a month after leaving a dockyard the Freedom, first of the Navy’s littoral combat ships, is back in dry dock in San Diego.
Feb 29 2012

Navy fires Cheatham Annex-based CMC

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-02-29 20:04
The command master chief of Navy Expeditionary Logistics Support Group was fired at admiral’s mast for fraternization with two of his chief petty officers and other infractions, the Navy confirmed.
Feb 29 2012

Marine Commandant Has Surgery

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-02-29 18:31
Marine General James Amos underwent back surgery Wednesday and is recovering at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.
Feb 29 2012

Secretary Mabus to Address the Fleet Top Stories - Wed, 2012-02-29 16:15
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will address the Navy and Marine Corps team from Norfolk, Va. on board the USS Bataan (LHD 5), March 5.
Feb 29 2012

North Korea Agrees to Suspend Nuclear Activities - Headlines - Wed, 2012-02-29 13:41
North Korea has agreed to suspend uranium enrichment and accept a moratorium on nuclear and long-range missile tests in a breakthrough in negotiations with the United States.
Feb 29 2012

3 missing, 1 dead in CG copter crash

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 2012-02-29 04:49
Authorities were scouring the waters of Mobile Bay, Alabama, early Wednesday, looking for three people who went missing when a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crashed during a training mission.
Feb 29 2012

Pirates kidnap two in armed raid on cargo ship

The Telegraph (U.K.) - Wed, 2012-02-29 03:00
Pirates opened fire on a cargo ship in an attack off the Nigerian coast, kidnapping the captain and chief engineer and robbing the crew before escaping, a maritime watchdog said Wednesday.


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