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Oct 21 2011

Pentagon chief on first trip to Asia

AP News - Fri, 2011-10-21 05:01
On his first trip to Asia as Defense secretary, Leon Panetta intends to stress a U.S. commitment to strengthening ties with key allies and partners while keeping a wary eye on China.
Oct 20 2011

NASA's Wallops facility possible site for Navy landings

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2011-10-20 23:15
The Navy has decided to study NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore as a potential site for practice landings by pilots based at Norfolk Naval Station.
Oct 20 2011

Coast Guard charges survivor in 2010 helo crash

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-10-20 19:09
The Coast Guard has filed negligent homicide charges against the lone survivor of a July 2010 helicopter crash in Washington state.
Oct 20 2011

Navy to oust 64 San Diego sailors for drugs

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2011-10-20 14:36
The Navy says it will discharge 64 sailors from the San Diego-based U.S. 3rd Fleet who have been caught for illegal drug use or distribution, mostly involving a synthetic drug that mimics marijuana.
Oct 20 2011

Ballistic-missile sub skipper is sacked

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-10-20 13:52
The commanding officer of a Bangor, Wash.-based ballistic-missile submarine was fired Tuesday for inadequate leadership, a Navy spokesman said Thursday.
Oct 20 2011

Navy to Push Cargo UAS Capabilities

Aviation Week - Thu, 2011-10-20 12:00
The U.S. Navy is getting interested in unmanned cargo aircraft. A 1-2 November workshop will brief industry on the Office of Naval Research's Autonomous Aerial Cargo/Utility Vehicle prototype program.
Oct 19 2011

IED attacks increase beyond Afghanistan, Iraq

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-10-19 20:41
Attacks with homemade bombs are growing worldwide and pose an increasing threat to the United States, says the head of the Pentagon agency charged with combating makeshift bombs.
Oct 19 2011

Greenert Says for Navy, Asia Is Priority

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-10-19 15:55
The U.S. Navy will place a top priority on deploying ships in the Asia-Pacific region even as it faces possible budget cuts that could curtail other missions, the CNO says.
Oct 19 2011

Military retirees’ COLA to rise by 3.5 percent

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-10-19 09:16
After two years of having no annual adjustment, military retirees will receive a 3.5 percent cost-of-living adjustment effective Dec. 1.
Oct 19 2011

Panetta, Shinseki Discuss More Support for Vets Top Stories - Wed, 2011-10-19 07:01
Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta met with Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki this week to discuss ways to aid separating service members and veterans prepare for civilian careers.


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