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Nov 16 2011

Fall PO quotas include more chances to advance

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-11-16 18:16
Navy officials released fall petty officer advancement quotas Wednesday, and opportunity to move up is the best in more than two years.
Nov 16 2011

U.S. Denies Assisting Kenyan Forces in Somalia

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-11-16 17:16
The Pentagon said al-Shabaab militants in Somalia being targeted by Kenyan troops are getting what they "deserve" but denied that the U.S. military is assisting Kenya's campaign against rebels.
Nov 16 2011

Navy investigating claims of cheating on sub exams

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2011-11-16 16:57
The inspector general for the Navy's Atlantic submarine force is investigating claims that pervasive cheating has tainted exams administered as part of nuclear training.
Nov 16 2011

U.S., Philippines boost alliance amid China row

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-11-16 10:00
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton underscored America's military and diplomatic backing for the Philippines as it engages in an increasingly tense dispute with China in the resource-rich South China Sea.
Nov 16 2011

U.S. Report Recommends New Fighters for Taiwan

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-11-16 09:00
A congressional commission has recommended the United States sell new fighter aircraft to Taiwan so the Pacific nation can recapitalize its aging fleet of jets.
Nov 16 2011

Countering the Small Boat Threat

Aviation Week - Wed, 2011-11-16 01:01
Raytheon sees potential application of the Talon laser-guided rocket to take on small boats.That threat is considered particularly critical in the region where Iran has invested heavily in the use of such vessels.
Nov 15 2011

CO: Upgrades needed for toilets on carrier

Navy Times - Tue, 2011-11-15 19:36
Six months into a deployment that included ongoing problems with the ship’s commodes, the commander of the carrier George H.W. Bush said the toilet system needs to be upgraded to help prevent clogs.
Nov 15 2011

Transition Benefits: Veterans Job Bank Links Employers With Separating Sailors Top Stories - Tue, 2011-11-15 17:01
Sailors transitioning from the Navy seeking to begin a second career can access an online job bank geared to connect veterans with employers who desire the skills veterans bring to the work force.
Nov 15 2011

Pentagon Chief Defends U.S. Pullout from Iraq

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2011-11-15 16:14
Pentagon chief Leon Panetta on Nov. 15 defended the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq next month despite sharp criticism from some lawmakers, saying Washington had to accept that Iraq was a sovereign state.
Nov 14 2011

DoD Reports Program Delays to Congress

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2011-11-14 20:02
The U.S. Defense Department expects a nine-month delay to a part of a multibillion dollar multiservice radio program, the Pentagon has told lawmakers.


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