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Jun 22 2011

Panetta carries political baggage to Pentagon

The Washington Times - Wed, 2011-06-22 19:37
Defense Secretary-designate Leon E. Panetta faces an early test on defense spending when he takes office.Whichever way he goes, the Pentagon can expect to see a change in style.
Jun 20 2011

Americans See Army, Marines as Most Important

Gallup - Mon, 2011-06-20 23:00
Americans believe the U.S. Army and Marine Corps are most important to national defense, followed in order by the Air Force and Navy. Prior to the Iraq war, Americans said the Air Force was the most important service.
Jun 19 2011

AP: Pakistanis again tip off militants

The Washington Times - Sun, 2011-06-19 12:44
In another blow to Washington's relationship with Pakistan, U.S. officials say Pakistan failed another test to prove it could be trusted by tipping off militants at two more bomb-building factories.
Jun 19 2011

Somalia imprisons Britons, American over pirate cash

Reuters - Sun, 2011-06-19 04:16
A Somali court has sentenced six foreigners—three Britons and an American among them—for illegally bringing millions of dollars into the country to pay ransoms for the release of vessels held by pirates.
Jun 16 2011

Roughead: Loss of 3,000 sailors won't hinder Navy

The Washington Times - Thu, 2011-06-16 15:27
The upcoming early dismissal of more than 3,000 sailors will not have an adverse effect on the Navy's capabilities, the Chief of Naval Operations said Thursday.
Jun 15 2011

Navy Tests "Green" Hybrid Diesel Trucks

Navy.mil Top Stories - Wed, 2011-06-15 23:01
Navy engineers in San Diego and Bangor, Wash., began testing diesel-powered hybrid vehicle technology June 15 for possible deployment to Navy and Marine Corps bases worldwide.
Jun 12 2011

Somalia vows to defeat Qaeda after killing Mohammed

Reuters - Sun, 2011-06-12 11:03
Somalia's president said his security forces will defeat al Qaeda and affiliate militants in the country, after the killing last week of Africa's most wanted al Qaeda operative.
Jun 10 2011

Transcript of Gates Speech on NATO

The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Fri, 2011-06-10 12:12
The Department of Defense transcript of Secretary Robert Gates' speech on the future of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization delivered Friday in Brussels.
Jun 9 2011

Marine Corps to tighten belt after defense cuts

The Washington Times - Thu, 2011-06-09 14:38
The commander of Marine Corps forces development said the corps is changing missions and weapons in response to anticipated defense spending cuts.
Jun 8 2011

Future wars seen as longer, deadlier

The Washington Times - Wed, 2011-06-08 18:34
The wars of the future will be longer, deadlier and waged against a more diverse variety of enemies than ever before, and U.S. armed forces must be ready, Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn III said Wednesday.

 
 

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