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Dec 24 2011

Calif. man credited with saving shipmates in WW II to get medal

Washington Post - Sat, 2011-12-24 18:39
A Northern California congresswoman says a black Navy veteran credited with saving the lives of some of his shipmates during a battle in World War II will be getting a long-awaited medal for his heroism.
Dec 24 2011

Congress Calls for DOD Plan for Cloud Computing - Sat, 2011-12-24 11:16
Congress ordered the Defense Department to develop a plan to use more cloud-computing services, a move that may lead to U.S. contracts for suppliers including Microsoft Corp., Google Inc. and Inc.
Dec 24 2011

Iran navy starts 10-day maneuvers in Strait of Hormuz

Reuters (World) - Sat, 2011-12-24 03:51
Iran began 10 days of naval exercises in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday, raising concerns about the strategic oil transit channel in the event of an outbreak of conflict between Tehran and the West.
Dec 23 2011

Russia test-fires two new nuclear missiles

Reuters - Fri, 2011-12-23 13:44
Russia successfully tested on Friday its two new Bulava intercontinental missiles, which experienced several failures in the past.
Dec 22 2011

Army finds errors on 64,000 Arlington markers

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-12-22 17:59
Thousands of grave markers at Arlington National Cemetery may need to be replaced or added to accurately account for the dead there, a review shows.
Dec 22 2011

U.S. Navy Subs to Deploy Switchblade UAV

Aviation Week - Thu, 2011-12-22 12:31
The Navy plans to launch AeroVironment's Switchblade small expendable unmanned aircraft from a submerged submarine during the RIMPAC 2012 naval exercise in the Pacific.
Dec 22 2011

Iran to hold drill in international waters

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-12-22 10:57
Iran’s navy plans a 10-day drill in international waters beyond the strategic Strait of Hormuz at the mouth of the Persian Gulf, an exercise that could bring its ships into proximity with U.S. Navy vessels.
Dec 22 2011

USS New York's No. 2 officer sacked for misconduct

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2011-12-22 09:32
The second-ranking officer on the Norfolk-based amphibious transport dock USS New York has been removed for an “unduly familiar” relationship with a female crew member, the Navy said today.
Dec 22 2011

Report: Pakistan army wants Zardari out, but no coup

Reuters (World) - Thu, 2011-12-22 06:32
Pakistan's powerful army is fed up with unpopular President Asif Ali Zardari and wants him out of office, military sources tell Reuters.
Dec 21 2011

CG ice-breaker to aid with Alaska fuel delivery

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-12-21 19:22
The Coast Guard is enlisting its only functioning ice breaker to help with the delivery of fuel to Nome.


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