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Aug 4 2011

Coast Guard to Celebrate 221st Birthday

Coast Guard News - Thu, 2011-08-04 11:49
Coast Guard men and women nationwide are making plans to celebrate the service’s 221st birthday Thursday in a variety of ways.
Aug 4 2011

At closing, Adm. Mullen says JFCOM achieved goal

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2011-08-04 10:29
America’s top-ranking military officer said today that the U.S. Joint Forces Command has successfully worked itself out of a job.
Aug 3 2011

LPD 17 Ready for Work-Ups: Navy

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-08-03 18:01
With nearly two years of repairs now completed - "fully" completed, officials say—the amphibious transport dock San Antonio (LPD 17) began the first phase of pre-deployment training August 3 at Naval Station Norfolk, Va.
Aug 3 2011

F-35s Grounded After Power Package Fails

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-08-03 18:01
All 20 U.S. F-35 Lightning IIs have been grounded following a failure of the aircraft's integrated power package.
Aug 3 2011

Radiation leak at Chinese sub base reported

The Washington Times - Wed, 2011-08-03 17:24
A leak of radioactive material was detected at a submarine base near the Chinese port city of Dalian in northern China, the U.S.-based Chinese website Boxun reported over the weekend.
Aug 3 2011

Huge Cyber Spying Effort Revealed, China Suspected

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-08-03 16:01
The United States, U.N., defense contractors and the International Olympic Committee were targets of a widespread global cyberspying campaign, a security firm said, with China seen as the likely culprit.
Aug 3 2011

Army hiring more counselors for substance abuse cases

Washington Post - Wed, 2011-08-03 15:19
The Army is increasing its staff of substance abuse counselors by about 30 percent to help the rising number of troops with alcohol problems.
Aug 3 2011

USNA hopes to meet math and science goal

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-08-03 14:01
The Naval Academy is narrowly on track to meet a directive to graduate 65 percent of the class of 2013 with degrees in science, technology, engineering or math, the school’s academic dean and provost said Wednesday.
Aug 3 2011

China Officially Offers Pakistan J-10 Variant

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-08-03 11:01
China for the first time officially offered Pakistan a variant of its most advanced frontline fighter, the Chengdu J-10 Vigorous Dragon/F-10 Vanguard.
Aug 2 2011

Admiral gets second star and a president

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2011-08-02 22:48
Rear Adm. Nora Tyson, the first woman to command a carrier strike group, was promoted to two-star rank aboard the George H. W. Bush on Monday, an occasion that included the participation of the ship's namesake.


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