Top Daily Stories

Jan 7 2012

Hearing officer: Drop charges in CG helo crash

Navy Times - Sat, 2012-01-07 13:35
Negligent homicide and other charges against the sole survivor of a deadly 2010 Coast Guard helicopter crash should be dismissed, an investigating officer has determined.
Jan 6 2012

Fired Cowpens CO to get ‘honorable’ retirement

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-01-06 19:01
Capt. Holly Graf, relieved as commanding officer of the cruiser Cowpens in January 2010 for cruelty, will retire with an honorable characterization of her service, overturning the recommendation of her board of inquiry.
Jan 6 2012

U.S. Navy Rescues Iranian Fishing Vessel from Pirates Top Stories - Fri, 2012-01-06 13:01
Forces assigned to the John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group rescued an Iranian fishing vessel from pirates in the northern Arabian Sea on Thursday.
Jan 6 2012

Navy Balloon Launches Drone, Which Drops More Spy Bots - Fri, 2012-01-06 12:30
It might be the most convoluted spy program ever: Fly a balloon to 60,000 feet and unleash a drone. Then, have that drone deploy several smaller surveillance drones that glide to earth collecting data.
Jan 6 2012

Iran’s warnings reflect hardening military doctrine

Washington Post - World - Fri, 2012-01-06 12:21
Its greater emphasis on displays of military strength and brinkmanship-style posturing also may reflect mounting insecurities among Iran’s leadership.
Jan 6 2012

Young vets’ jobless rate rises to 13.3 percent

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-01-06 09:35
Young veterans continue to have problems finding jobs even as the overall economy is improving, according to Friday’s employment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Jan 6 2012

View from Germany: New U.S. strategy not that different

Deutsche Welle - Fri, 2012-01-06 08:29
Deutsche Welle spoke with America expert Johannes Thimm about how severe the envisioned Pentagon budget cuts actually will be.
Jan 6 2012

Trillion-Dollar Fighter Program Delayed, But Still Tracking - Fri, 2012-01-06 08:25
As expected, the Pentagon will delay acquisition of more than 100 early-model Joint Strike Fighters in a bid to save short-term money and to have more time to work out the warplane's many technical kinks.
Jan 6 2012

Iran to hold drills in the Strait of Hormuz next month - Fri, 2012-01-06 07:32
Iran plans to conduct military drills in the Strait of Hormuz in February, state media said Friday.
Jan 6 2012

Pentagon probing possible leak of bin Laden raid details

McClatchy News Service - Fri, 2012-01-06 06:38
Did the Obama administration release classified information to Hollywood for a film—slated for release during this fall's election campaign—about the operation that killed Osama bin Laden?


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