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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.
Aug 3 2011

Radiation leak at Chinese sub base reported

The Washington Times - Wed, 2011-08-03 17:24
A leak of radioactive material was detected at a submarine base near the Chinese port city of Dalian in northern China, the U.S.-based Chinese website Boxun reported over the weekend.
Aug 3 2011

Huge Cyber Spying Effort Revealed, China Suspected

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-08-03 16:01
The United States, U.N., defense contractors and the International Olympic Committee were targets of a widespread global cyberspying campaign, a security firm said, with China seen as the likely culprit.
Aug 3 2011

Army hiring more counselors for substance abuse cases

Washington Post - Wed, 2011-08-03 15:19
The Army is increasing its staff of substance abuse counselors by about 30 percent to help the rising number of troops with alcohol problems.
Aug 3 2011

USNA hopes to meet math and science goal

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-08-03 14:01
The Naval Academy is narrowly on track to meet a directive to graduate 65 percent of the class of 2013 with degrees in science, technology, engineering or math, the school’s academic dean and provost said Wednesday.
Aug 3 2011

China Officially Offers Pakistan J-10 Variant

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-08-03 11:01
China for the first time officially offered Pakistan a variant of its most advanced frontline fighter, the Chengdu J-10 Vigorous Dragon/F-10 Vanguard.


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