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Aug 4 2011

Adm. Roughead: Layoffs, ship cuts may be on horizon

San Diego Union - Thu, 2011-08-04 18:05
The Navy will probably cut sailors and could decommission ships because of the $400 billion in military budget reductions passed Monday, Adm. Gary Roughead said Thursday.
Aug 4 2011

16th Academy midshipman expelled over spice

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-08-04 18:01
With the expulsion of a 16th midshipman, the Naval Academy says it has closed its 10-month investigation into spice usage by mids, some of which occurred on campus.
Aug 4 2011

Student vets have high suicide risk, study finds

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-08-04 18:01
A new study shows that college students who have served in the military are particularly vulnerable to suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts.
Aug 4 2011

Military on chopping block in austere times

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-08-04 18:01
The Pentagon got nearly everything it asked for during a decade of two wars shadowed by the Sept. 11 terror attacks and the rise of al Qaeda. No more.
Aug 4 2011

Cleveland Completes Final Mission; Arrives in San Diego Top Stories - Thu, 2011-08-04 15:01
Amphibious transport dock ship USS Cleveland (LPD 7) arrived in San Diego, Aug. 4, concluding the ship's final mission prior to its decommissioning.
Aug 4 2011

Construction Begins on Future USS Jackson Top Stories - Thu, 2011-08-04 15:01
The Navy authorized the first cutting of aluminum for the sixth littoral combat ship, the future USS Jackson (LCS 6), at Austal's Modular Manufacturing facility in Mobile, Ala., Aug. 1.
Aug 4 2011

Coast Guard to Celebrate 221st Birthday

Coast Guard News - Thu, 2011-08-04 11:49
Coast Guard men and women nationwide are making plans to celebrate the service’s 221st birthday Thursday in a variety of ways.
Aug 4 2011

At closing, Adm. Mullen says JFCOM achieved goal

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2011-08-04 10:29
America’s top-ranking military officer said today that the U.S. Joint Forces Command has successfully worked itself out of a job.
Aug 3 2011

LPD 17 Ready for Work-Ups: Navy

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-08-03 18:01
With nearly two years of repairs now completed - "fully" completed, officials say—the amphibious transport dock San Antonio (LPD 17) began the first phase of pre-deployment training August 3 at Naval Station Norfolk, Va.
Aug 3 2011

F-35s Grounded After Power Package Fails

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-08-03 18:01
All 20 U.S. F-35 Lightning IIs have been grounded following a failure of the aircraft's integrated power package.


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