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Feb 2 2012

New, Brain-Controlled Prosthetic Arm Used Top Stories - Thu, 2012-02-02 17:15
A new prosthetic arm, operated by an individual's thoughts, was used by wounded warriors at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for the first time last month.
Feb 2 2012

DOD Begins Prorating Imminent Danger Pay Top Stories - Thu, 2012-02-02 15:15
Service members now will receive imminent danger pay only for days they actually spend in hazardous areas, Pentagon officials said today.
Feb 2 2012

Will Navy Skip Air Force Football Rivalry? - Headlines - Thu, 2012-02-02 13:33
Winning the Big East Championship means more to Navy football coach Ken Niumtalolo than capturing the Commander-in-Chief's trophy the three service academy football teams battle for each year.
Feb 2 2012

USFF Requests Volunteers for Afloat Forward Staging Base Top Stories - Thu, 2012-02-02 13:15
U.S. Fleet Forces Command is requesting volunteers from USFF activities to man the soon-to-be redesignated USS Ponce (LPD-15) for operations in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.
Feb 2 2012

Expert: Young vets joblessness could hit 50%

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-02-02 12:30
The unemployment rate for young combat veterans—especially National Guard and reserve members—could reach 50 percent in the next two years, warns a veterans employment expert.
Feb 2 2012

Philippines: Airstrikes kill terrorists, including one on FBI list - Thu, 2012-02-02 07:11
The Philippine military said it killed a man who is on the FBI most-wanted terror list and two other senior militants Thursday in a predawn airstrike on a remote southern island.
Feb 1 2012

Navy Surgeon General Highlights Warfighter Support Role Top Stories - Wed, 2012-02-01 18:15
The top medical officer for the Navy and Marine Corps highlighted the key role his forces play in support of the operating forces at the 2012 Military Health System Conference.
Feb 1 2012

Group urges credible U.S. military threat to Iran

Reuters - Wed, 2012-02-01 12:51
The United States should deploy ships, step up covert activities and sharpen its rhetoric to make more credible the threat of a U.S. military strike to stop Iran's nuclear program, a bipartisan group says.
Feb 1 2012

Essex Unable to Fulfill Mission for 2nd Time in 7 Months - Headlines - Wed, 2012-02-01 07:19
For the second time in seven months, mechanical or maintenance issues have prevented the USS Essex from meeting a commitment at sea, Navy officials said Wednesday.
Feb 1 2012

Harvey Plays Down Reports of Floating Commando Base - Headlines - Wed, 2012-02-01 07:14
A top U.S. admiral has denied media reports that an aging warship will be serving as a floating base for special operations forces in the Gulf, saying the vessel would instead be used to help clear mines.


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