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Oct 27 2011

U.S. considers unusual arms deal for Turkey

Reuters - Thu, 2011-10-27 16:55
The Obama administration is consulting Congress on a proposal to transfer Marine Corps attack helicopters to Turkey, officials said, as Ankara tries to exact revenge for a major attack by Kurdish separatists.
Oct 27 2011

After 50 years, Navy resumes airship program

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-10-27 16:47
The first Navy airship commissioned in 50 years had its public debut Wednesday in Lakehurst, the scene of so much history in lighter-than-air flight—and a center for its potential renaissance.
Oct 27 2011

Pentagon personnel chief Stanley steps down

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-10-27 13:30
Clifford Stanley has resigned in the midst of an Inspector General investigation of his performance as undersecretary of Defense for personnel and readiness.
Oct 27 2011

U.S. quietly assumes military posture in Africa

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-10-27 13:24
The United States, using Special Forces advisers, drones and tens of millions of dollars in military aid, is combating a growing, multifaceted security threat in Africa, focusing on Somalia.
Oct 27 2011

SecDef skeptical on North Korea talks

Reuters (World) - Thu, 2011-10-27 06:35
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said he was skeptical about the fate of the latest diplomatic push with North Korea and called on China to pressure Pyongyang more over its nuclear programs.
Oct 27 2011

HSM-78 Prepares for Establishment

Navy News from - Thu, 2011-10-27 06:20
Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 78, the second HSM squadron to stand up in San Diego, prepared for its establishment at Naval Air Station North Island by hanging the squadron's sign Oct. 25.
Oct 27 2011

Chinese Military Suspected in Hacker Attacks on U.S. Satellites - Wed, 2011-10-26 23:27
Computer hackers, possibly from the Chinese military, interfered with two U.S. government satellites through a ground station in Norway, according to a congressional commission.
Oct 26 2011

Trio accused of hazing in Marine's suicide face court-martial

Washington Post - Wed, 2011-10-26 21:39
Three Hawaii-based Marines accused of hazing a fellow Marine who later committed suicide in Afghanistan will be tried in a court-martial, the Marine Corps said Wednesday.
Oct 26 2011

Panetta says U.S. is shifting focus to Asia

The Washington Times - Wed, 2011-10-26 18:14
The Secretary of Defense traveled to Asia this week, and his message—mainly to China and North Korea—was clear: The United States is shifting its focus to the region and bolstering forces and alliances there.
Oct 26 2011

Fired DDG skipper charged with rape, sodomy

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-10-26 15:07
The former commanding officer of the destroyer Momsen has been charged with rape, sodomy and maltreatment and will be court-martialed on Friday, a Navy spokesman confirmed.


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