Top Daily Stories

Oct 10 2011

Computer virus hits U.S. drone fleet

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 2011-10-10 10:11
A computer virus has infected the cockpits of America's Predator and Reaper drones, logging pilots' every keystroke as they remotely fly missions over Afghanistan and other warzones.
Oct 10 2011

S. Korea To Get New Military Chief

The Chosun Ilbo - Sun, 2011-10-09 23:40
South Korea has tapped the deputy commander of the Korea-U.S. Combined Forces Command as new chairman of the country's Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Oct 8 2011

Navy eyes fewer recruits and recruiters

Navy Times - Sat, 2011-10-08 08:04
The Navy is looking at reducing the number of would-be sailors who enter boot camp and the number of existing sailors who brought them there, although exact numbers have yet to be released.
Oct 8 2011

Panetta: U.S. troops must have immunity

CNN Top Stories - Sat, 2011-10-08 05:49
The U.S. Secretary of Defense says any agreement reached that keeps American troops in Iraq past an end-of-the-year deadline to withdraw must include immunity from Iraqi prosecution.
Oct 7 2011

New U.S. Navy LPD Damaged on Sea Trials

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2011-10-07 15:19
The new U.S. amphibious ship San Diego was damaged late last month when an improperly-installed relief valve caused part of the ship's ballast system to overpressurize, damaging three ballast tanks.
Oct 6 2011

Activists push partner benefits for military gays

The Washington Times - Thu, 2011-10-06 18:35
A prominent gay advocacy group has issued a five-point manifesto of new rights it wants from the U.S. military since the repeal of the longtime ban on open homosexuals in the ranks.
Oct 6 2011

Navy reportedly pondering decommissioning carrier

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-10-06 18:27
Under heavy pressure to find real cuts, Navy officials are seriously considering decommissioning a nuclear aircraft carrier halfway through its planned lifespan.
Oct 6 2011

Somalia the focus of covert U.S. anti-terror war

Deutsche Welle - Thu, 2011-10-06 08:31
A bombing by al Qaeda-linked militants in Mogadishu this week highlights the growing Islamist threat in Somalia. The United States, however, is well aware of the threat and is fighting a covert war against it.
Oct 5 2011

S. Korea Says New Base Will Not Host U.S. Warships

The Chosun Ilbo - Wed, 2011-10-05 17:51
South Korean defense officials say a controversial proposed naval base, off the southern coast on Jeju island, will not allow permanent stationing of U.S. naval vessels.
Oct 5 2011

Navy Releases Selective Early Retirement Results

Navy.mil Top Stories - Wed, 2011-10-05 16:01
Results from the Fiscal Year 2012 Selective Early Retirement Board have been approved and notifications are complete.

 
 

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