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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.
Nov 14 2011

Carrier Bush suffers widespread toilet outages

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-11-14 18:33
Since deploying in May, the Norfolk, Va.-based carrier George H. W. Bush has grappled with widespread toilet outages, at times rendering the entire ship without a single working head.
Nov 14 2011

Most looted missiles still in Libya: U.S. official

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2011-11-14 17:15
Most of Libya's missing stocks of shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles are still in the country but they need to be secured before they are smuggled to militants elsewhere, a U.S. official said Monday.
Nov 14 2011

France Warns Against Military Intervention in Iran

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2011-11-14 15:52
The French foreign minister warns that taking military action against Iran over its nuclear program would drag the world into an "uncontrollable spiral."
Nov 14 2011

Navy's first hybrid-drive warship goes into action

San Diego Union - Mon, 2011-11-14 14:56
The Makin Island departed on its maiden deployment, bound to prove that the Navy’s first half electric, half gas warship can cut it in real-life scenarios.
Nov 13 2011

Karzai calls meeting of 2,000 Afghans to debate U.S. ties

Washington Post - War Zones - Sun, 2011-11-13 12:37
The Afghan government will convene more than 2,000 Afghans from across the country this week to debate the country’s future relationship with the United States.
Nov 13 2011

U.S. To Buy Decommissioned British Harrier Jets

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2011-11-13 12:13
Britain has agreed to sell all of its 74 decommissioned Harrier jump jets, along with engines and spare parts, to the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.
Nov 12 2011

Medgar Evers' widow christens Navy ship

San Diego Union - Sat, 2011-11-12 16:15
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus fulfills an old promise, finding a way to preserve the memory of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers.
Nov 12 2011

Post Afghanistan, what next for Air Force UAV Ops?

Aviation Week - Sat, 2011-11-12 02:02
The Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts have forced the Air Force to bolster its unmanned aircraft fleet and activities to a massive extent. But what happens once those conflicts draw down or end?


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