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Sep 12 2011

Attacks show need for cyber intelligence, study says

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-09-12 08:01
A new study warns that the U.S. must develop cyber intelligence as a new and better coordinated government discipline that can predict computer-related threats and deter them.
Sep 10 2011

Navy struggles to build gator fleet on a budget

Navy Times - Sat, 2011-09-10 10:01
When it comes to sizing the Navy’s amphibious force, there are three numbers: The number the Navy needs, the number it’ll settle for and the number it actually has.
Sep 9 2011

Services still grappling with suicide trends

Navy Times - Fri, 2011-09-09 19:01
Suicide prevention programs appear to have contributed to a decline in 2010, but the services must continue addressing the problem in the face of some disturbing trends, military leaders say.
Sep 9 2011

Report: U.S. Plane Came Under Jamming Attack

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2011-09-09 11:02
A U.S. military reconnaissance plane came under electronic attack from North Korea and had to make an emergency landing during a military exercise in March, a South Korean source says.
Sep 9 2011

Shippers Call for Armed U.N. Force Against Pirates

Maritime News - Security - Fri, 2011-09-09 06:37
The global shipping industry has called for the establishment of a United Nations force of armed military guards to tackle the piracy crisis in the Indian Ocean.
Sep 8 2011

Gen. Odierno Warns Against Large Force in Iraq

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-09-08 19:01
The new U.S. Army chief warned against leaving too large a force in Iraq after a year-end deadline, saying that it could feed the perception of an American "occupation."
Sep 8 2011

House committee passes jobs bill for veterans

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-09-08 13:01
A key House committee approved a $1.5 billion veterans’ employment bill Thursday that promises a new job retraining program for veterans aged 35 and older who have been out of work for at least 26 weeks.
Sep 7 2011

Senate Panel Recommends $26B Defense Cut

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-09-07 22:01
The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee is recommending a $26 billion reduction to the Pentagon's request for its 2012 base budget.
Sep 7 2011

Destroyer CO sacked after shooting at fishing boat

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-09-07 20:01
The commanding officer of the USS The Sullivans (DDG-68) has been fired after his ship mistakenly fired at a fishing boat during a gunnery exercise, the Navy said.
Sep 7 2011

Commanding officer of Boston CG unit fired

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-09-07 15:01
The commanding officer of a Boston Coast Guard unit has been fired for what the service calls a loss of confidence in his ability to lead.


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