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Aug 1 2011

CG Stops Vessel Carrying $180M Worth of Cocaine

Coast Guard News - Mon, 2011-08-01 16:21
The U.S. Coast Guard says its crews helped stop a submarine-like craft filled with $180 million of cocaine in the western Caribbean.
Aug 1 2011

U.S., Vietnam Start Military Relationship

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2011-08-01 16:01
The United States and Vietnam on Aug. 1 opened their first formal military relationship since their war, another sign of growing cooperation amid high tensions between Hanoi and China.
Aug 1 2011

Adm. Mullen to speak at JFCOM shutdown

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2011-08-01 10:46
Right on schedule, a year after the Pentagon announced plans to close the U.S. Joint Forces Command, it will hold a disestablishment ceremony on Thursday.
Aug 1 2011

Navy Ends Search For Boxer Sailor Missing At Sea

Navy.mil Top Stories - Mon, 2011-08-01 08:01
The U.S. Navy announced today that it has ended the search for the Sailor from USS Boxer (LHD 4), reported missing July 26.
Aug 1 2011

Chiefs' help needed to craft advancement exams

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-08-01 08:01
Well-rounded chiefs who are experts in one of the 43 ratings listed in NAVADMIN 217/11 are needed for advancement-exam development conferences from 1 October through 25 March.
Aug 1 2011

Navy eyes Google Plus as outreach tool

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-08-01 08:01
The Navy may soon use another social media outlet alongside Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to reach sailors and their families.
Aug 1 2011

West Point plans new $131M barracks for cadets

Washington Post - Mon, 2011-08-01 07:18
The U.S. Military Academy plans to start construction on a $131 million cadet barracks in 2013 to ease overcrowding.
Jul 30 2011

Chinese General: Country Needs 3 Carriers

Defense News – Naval - Sat, 2011-07-30 19:01
China needs at least three aircraft carriers to defend its interests, a general said, days after the state media broadcast footage of its first carrier in a rare public mention of the project.
Jul 30 2011

Iraq says it will buy 36 F-16 fighters from U.S.

Reuters - Sat, 2011-07-30 11:14
Iraq's prime minister said on Saturday his government would buy 36 F-16 fighters from the United States, doubling the number of aircraft it had initially planned to buy to strengthen its weak air defenses.
Jul 30 2011

Navy: Air readiness better than reports indicate

Navy Times - Sat, 2011-07-30 09:01
With campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan driving a high operational tempo, the Navy and Marine Corps have fallen short of meeting readiness goals for both deployed and stateside aircraft.

 
 

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