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Oct 18 2011

JCS Chief Dempsey Taps Schmidle to Lead QDR Update

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2011-10-18 17:47
The Pentagon has stood up a team that will rapidly update the document that serves as the foundation of the U.S. military's strategy and priorities, the Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR).
Oct 18 2011

Brazil May Delay Fighter Purchase: Minister

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2011-10-18 10:04
The international economic crisis has pushed Brazil's plans to update its fighter jet fleet to the sidelines, Brazilian Defense Minister Celso Amorim said.
Oct 17 2011

Last Marine Team of 'New Dawn' Leaves Iraq

Marines assigned to Iraqi Marine Training Team 03 completed their mission and made history as the last Marine team of Operation New Dawn to leave the country.
Oct 17 2011

U.S., North Korea open talks on war remains

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2011-10-17 17:03
U.S. and North Korean officials hold talks in Thailand on Tuesday on resuming recovery of the remains of American soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War, the Pentagon says.
Oct 17 2011

Navy weighs moving Sealift Command HQ to Norfolk

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2011-10-17 15:14
Admiral John C. Harvey wants a business analysis done to see if it makes sense to relocate the Military Sealift Command and its 650-plus jobs from Washington to Norfolk.
Oct 17 2011

U.S. Warship Visits Georgia Despite Russian Ire

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2011-10-17 13:34
A U.S warship arrived in Georgia's Black Sea port of Batumi for exercises with the country's coast guard in the latest of a series of such calls that have angered Russia.
Oct 17 2011

USMC Continues Push for Armored 8-Wheeler

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2011-10-17 13:06
The U.S. Marine Corps is pushing forward with development of the Marine Personnel Carrier, an armored eight-wheel vehicle that will be able to swim, but not required to travel from ship to shore.
Oct 17 2011

Supreme Court to rule on 'Stolen Valor' issue

Washington Post - Mon, 2011-10-17 09:41
The Supreme Court will decide whether a law making it a crime to lie about having received military medals is constitutional.
Oct 17 2011

Chinese succession highlights military's role

The Washington Times - Mon, 2011-10-17 08:33
Maneuvering over China's leadership succession is providing an opportunity for the military to exert greater influence, potentially leading to a more confrontational stance with neighbors and the United States.
Oct 16 2011

Navy's drone pilots to come from similar platforms

Navy Times - Sun, 2011-10-16 08:06
When the Navy rolls out new unmanned aerial vehicles, aviators and others who have already worked with similar aircraft will be first in line to operate the cutting-edge weapons, the Navy says.

 
 

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