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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.
Oct 5 2011

General: Army has a discipline problem

The Washington Times - Wed, 2011-10-05 12:19
Soldier discipline has deteriorated to the point that it risks becoming "cancerous," the Army's top general in Europe said Wednesday.
Oct 5 2011

Navy names newest littoral combat ship

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-10-05 09:25
One of the Navy’s new littoral combat ships will bear the name of the city of Jackson, Miss.
Oct 4 2011

U.S. Defense Policy Board Gets New Members

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2011-10-04 16:24
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and retired Marine Gen. James Cartwright have joined the influential Defense Policy Board.
Oct 4 2011

USS Cole bomb suspect to be arraigned Oct. 26

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2011-10-04 16:17
The Pentagon says a Guantanamo Bay prisoner accused of planning the October 2000 attack on the Norfolk-based destroyer Cole will be arraigned Oct. 26 before a military judge at the U.S. Navy base in Cuba.

 
 

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