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Oct 4 2011

U.S. Defense Policy Board Gets New Members

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2011-10-04 17:24
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 17:17
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.
Oct 4 2011

Two more get life terms for yacht hijacking

Navy Times - Tue, 2011-10-04 17:11
A Somali pirate leader and an armed guard aboard a yacht where all four Americans aboard were killed off the coast of Africa were sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday.
Oct 4 2011

Support grows in Congress for Guard seat on JCS

Navy Times - Tue, 2011-10-04 17:05
Sixty-one senators — more than enough to overcome any parliamentary roadblock — are now cosponsors of legislation that would give the National Guard a seat on the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Oct 4 2011

Coast Guard CWO convicted at court-martial

Navy Times - Tue, 2011-10-04 16:23
A chief warrant officer who led Coast Guard Station Gulfport (Mississippi) until last year has been convicted in court-martial proceedings in New Orleans and is leaving the service.
Oct 4 2011

CNO Completes A Visit To Japan Top Stories - Tue, 2011-10-04 07:01
Adm. Jonathan Greenert wrapped up his first visit to Japan after assuming his new post as Chief of Naval Operations.
Oct 3 2011

Sea Trials 'Successful' for New LPD San Diego

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2011-10-03 18:20
The newest amphibious transport dock for the U.S. Navy successfully has completed builder's trials for Huntington Ingalls Industries, performing a series of tests to get the ship ready for delivery.
Oct 3 2011

F-35B Makes First Vertical Landing at Sea

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2011-10-03 16:35
A U.S. Marine Corps F-35B made its first vertical landing on an amphibious assault ship Monday, Joint Strike Fighter program officials confirmed.
Oct 3 2011

Somali gets life in prison for yacht hijacking

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-10-03 12:50
A federal judge sentenced a third Somali man to life in prison on Monday for his role in the hijacking of a yacht off the coast of Africa that left all four Americans on board dead.
Oct 2 2011

Corps asking Navy to extend Peleliu’s service

Navy Times - Sun, 2011-10-02 08:55
The amphibious assault ship Peleliu is slated to be decommissioned in three years, but the Marine Corps would like the old gator to stay around a little longer.


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