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Aug 7 2011

Navy’s First Female Master Chief Dead at 90

Navy News from Military.com - Sun, 2011-08-07 20:35
Master Chief Yeoman (Ret.) Anna Der-Vartanian died Aug. 4 at Vinson Hall Retirement Community, in McLean, Va.
Aug 7 2011

SEALs killed in crash were on mission to aid Army

Navy Times - Sun, 2011-08-07 19:01
The 30 American servicemen—most of them Navy SEALs—who died when their helicopter was shot down were rushing to help Army Rangers who had come under fire, two U.S. officials said Sunday.
Aug 7 2011

LCSs Sail Through Trials, Tackle Challenges

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2011-08-07 15:01
While the future of the Littoral Combat Ship program continues to be debated in Washington, the Navy and its industrial partners are testing out the first two ships and their complex mission modules.
Aug 7 2011

Report blasts crew’s response to LSD fire

Navy Times - Sun, 2011-08-07 13:01
The response to an early-morning blaze aboard the dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island in October was a clinic in unpreparedness and lack of organization, according to a command investigation.
Aug 7 2011

Iraqi cleric says U.S. military trainers could be targets

Reuters - Sun, 2011-08-07 08:07
Iraq's fiercely anti-American cleric Moqtada al-Sadr has warned that U.S. military trainers will be targets if they stay in the country beyond a year-end deadline for American troops to leave.
Aug 6 2011

Unprecedented tragedy devastates NSW community

Navy Times - Sat, 2011-08-06 19:01
The Naval Special Warfare community was reeling in what one member called “shock and disbelief” Saturday after 22 of its personnel died in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.
Aug 5 2011

Nominee for Navy surgeon general announced

Navy Times - Fri, 2011-08-05 17:01
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has nominated Rear Admiral Matthew Nathan to be the Navy’s next surgeon general.
Aug 5 2011

Japanese Inventor Develops Flying Sphere Drone

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2011-08-05 11:01
A Japanese defense researcher has invented a spherical observation drone that can fly down narrow alleys, hover on the spot, take off vertically and bounce along the ground.
Aug 5 2011

2nd Indian AF Jet Crashes Within a Week

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2011-08-05 11:01
The Indian Air Force lost its second aircraft of the week when a British Jaguar crashed Friday; a Russian-made MiG-21 went down Aug. 2.
Aug 5 2011

Beachmaster CO fired over ethics allegations

Navy Times - Fri, 2011-08-05 11:01
The Navy fired its 16th commanding officer of 2011 Friday over allegations of ethics violations uncovered during an inquiry into misuse of government resources.

 
 

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