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Dec 9 2011

Pentagon orders 30 more F-35s from Lockheed

Navy Times - Fri, 2011-12-09 17:53
Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $4 billion contract to produce 30 more F-35 Joint Strike Fighters for the Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps, the Pentagon announced Friday.
Dec 9 2011

Prowler squadron CO fired on deployment

Navy Times - Fri, 2011-12-09 16:38
The commander of a deployed EA-6B Prowler squadron was fired late Thursday following an investigation into sexual harassment allegations, the Navy announced Friday.
Dec 9 2011

Carrier homecoming to be streamed live online

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2011-12-09 11:15
Want to see an aircraft carrier homecoming? On Saturday, the arrival of the George H.W. Bush will be streamed live online beginning at 10 a.m.
Dec 8 2011

AF Chief: Dover mortuary problems identified, fixed

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-12-08 21:21
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz said he believes the service has found and fixed problems at Dover Port Mortuary and that a Defense Department panel will back up that belief.
Dec 8 2011

AF ripped anew in remains controversy

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-12-08 18:22
The Air Force came in for heavy criticism Thursday over its handling of the remains of America’s war dead, including complaints that it has not been upfront about the extent of the problem.
Dec 8 2011

Germany Hands Over Anti-Piracy Mission Command

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-12-08 14:35
Spain is the new lead nation of maritime task force 465 on an anti-piracy mission in the waters around the Horn of Africa.
Dec 8 2011

Naming of ships causing dissent in Congress

San Diego Union - Thu, 2011-12-08 10:00
The politically sensitive matter of naming Navy ships is getting a deeper look from Congress, where there’s lingering controversy over the decision to name vessels after liberal icons César Chávez and John P. Murtha.
Dec 7 2011

Report: 274 troops’ remains dumped in landfill

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-12-07 21:58
A published report says the remains of many more troops have been dumped in a Virginia landfill than the military originally acknowledged.
Dec 7 2011

AFRICOM chief: U.S. wants to help Libyan forces

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-12-07 20:31
The United States is in discussions with Libya over ways to help rebuild the country’s military, which the U.S. military considers essential to unify the country and bring rival militias under national control.
Dec 7 2011

White House to DOD: Don't Shift Programs Onto War Budget

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-12-07 20:21
The White House is placing new limits on war spending, making it more difficult for the Pentagon to outmaneuver its new budget caps, according to recent guidance from OMB.


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