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Dec 13 2011

U.S. probing alleged cyberattack plot by Venezuela, Iran

The Washington Times - Tue, 2011-12-13 13:57
U.S. lawmakers and federal agencies are investigating reports that Iranian and Venezuelan diplomats in Mexico were involved in plotting cyberattacks against U.S. targets, including nuclear power plants.
Dec 13 2011

China Eyes Navy Stop in Seychelles

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2011-12-13 11:22
China has said it may use the Seychelles as a naval supply stop while conducting anti-piracy missions, at the invitation of the Indian Ocean island state.
Dec 13 2011

Defense Secretary Panetta makes unannounced Afghanistan trip

Reuters - Tue, 2011-12-13 09:45
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta arrived in Kabul on Tuesday for an unannounced visit at a time of persistent violence and as the United States and its Western allies are reducing troop levels in Afghanistan.
Dec 13 2011

Navy Looks at Neck Injections as Potential PTSD Cure - Tue, 2011-12-13 07:30
What if doctors could cure post-traumatic stress disorder with a single injection to the neck? A Chicago-area doctor claims he can, and some in the Navy believe the approach might actually work.
Dec 13 2011

Congress takes up Dover remains case

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 2011-12-13 04:57
A congressional panel investigating claims the Dover Air Force Base Mortuary mishandled the remains of hundreds of fallen U.S. military personnel will meet for the first time today.
Dec 13 2011

Japan "likely to pick F-35 fighter" this week

Reuters - Tue, 2011-12-13 03:55
Japan likely will pick Lockheed Martin's F-35 jet as its next frontline fighter, news media reports said Tuesday, which may help end six decades of isolation for the country's defense contractors.
Dec 12 2011

Officials: Homelessness among veterans declines

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2011-12-13 00:34
The Obama administration said Monday that homelessness among the nation's veterans declined by about 12 percent during a one-year period ending January 2011.
Dec 12 2011

House, Senate panels agree on defense bill

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-12-12 22:47
House and Senate negotiators late Monday agreed to a $662 billion Defense bill that requires military custody for terrorism suspects linked to al-Qaida, and indefinite detention without trial for some suspects.
Dec 12 2011

U.S. to Iran: Give Our UAV Back

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2011-12-12 19:04
The U.S. government is asking Iran to return the Lockheed Martin-built RQ-170 Sentinel UAV that was recently downed over that country.
Dec 12 2011

Twice-discharged gay sailor reinstated

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-12-12 18:40
A sailor discharged twice for being gay was reinstated in the Navy on Monday after suing the service a year ago.


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