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Nov 8 2011

Commanding officer of carrier Truman dies

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2011-11-08 19:51
Captain Tushar R. Tembe, commanding officer of the Norfolk-based aircraft carrier Harry S. Truman, died Tuesday after being rushed to the hospital.
Nov 8 2011

Chiefs to speak on JCS seat for National Guard

Navy Times - Tue, 2011-11-08 17:25
The Pentagon’s top officials will head to Capitol Hill Thursday to testify about a proposed law that would give the National Guard a seat on the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Nov 8 2011

U.N. says Iran's work is 'specific' to nuclear arms

AP News - Tue, 2011-11-08 15:01
The U.N. nuclear atomic energy agency said Tuesday for the first time that Iran is suspected of conducting secret experiments whose sole purpose is the development of nuclear arms.
Nov 8 2011

Navy Releases New Transition Aid Handbook Top Stories - Tue, 2011-11-08 13:01
A new transition assistance handbook has been published on the Navy Personnel Command (NPC) command website to provide a centralized listing of transition services and benefits.
Nov 7 2011

Use of ‘mentors’ plummets at Pentagon

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-11-07 21:21
The Pentagon’s use of retired generals and admirals as paid advisers has virtually ceased, plummeting from 355 “senior mentors” in 2010 to four today, according an IG report.
Nov 7 2011

Petraeus Gone, Afghan Air War Plummets - Mon, 2011-11-07 15:10
Now that Gen. David Petraeus has relinquished command in Afghanistan, the air war has dramatically dropped—from 1,043 strikes in October 2010 to 616 in the same month this year.
Nov 7 2011

Budget battles to shadow Obama on Asia-Pacific tour

Reuters - Mon, 2011-11-07 02:04
The president's efforts next week to persuade Asia-Pacific leaders of his commitment to the region may be undercut by distractions in Washington, where budget fights may come to a head while he is away.
Nov 6 2011

Congress and White House Differ Over Icebreakers

Coast Guard News - Sun, 2011-11-06 23:10
The country's only two heavy-duty icebreaker ships are old and broken, and Washington can't agree as the economic and security stakes in the Arctic region increase.
Nov 6 2011

Chinese Cyber-Espionage Growing: U.S. Report

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2011-11-06 12:18
A new U.S. intelligence report declares the most active and persistent perpetrator of economic espionage is China.
Nov 6 2011

Senior chief a test case for enlisted UAV pilots

Navy Times - Sun, 2011-11-06 10:26
If the Navy starts training scores of enlisted to fly unmanned aircraft, they may want to thank a 37-year-old Texan.


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