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Nov 8 2011

Chiefs to speak on JCS seat for National Guard

Navy Times - Tue, 2011-11-08 16:25
The Pentagon’s top officials will head to Capitol Hill Thursday to testify about a proposed law that would give the National Guard a seat on the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Nov 8 2011

U.N. says Iran's work is 'specific' to nuclear arms

AP News - Tue, 2011-11-08 14:01
The U.N. nuclear atomic energy agency said Tuesday for the first time that Iran is suspected of conducting secret experiments whose sole purpose is the development of nuclear arms.
Nov 8 2011

Navy Releases New Transition Aid Handbook Top Stories - Tue, 2011-11-08 12:01
A new transition assistance handbook has been published on the Navy Personnel Command (NPC) command website to provide a centralized listing of transition services and benefits.
Nov 7 2011

Use of ‘mentors’ plummets at Pentagon

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-11-07 20:21
The Pentagon’s use of retired generals and admirals as paid advisers has virtually ceased, plummeting from 355 “senior mentors” in 2010 to four today, according an IG report.
Nov 7 2011

Petraeus Gone, Afghan Air War Plummets - Mon, 2011-11-07 14:10
Now that Gen. David Petraeus has relinquished command in Afghanistan, the air war has dramatically dropped—from 1,043 strikes in October 2010 to 616 in the same month this year.
Nov 7 2011

Budget battles to shadow Obama on Asia-Pacific tour

Reuters - Mon, 2011-11-07 01:04
The president's efforts next week to persuade Asia-Pacific leaders of his commitment to the region may be undercut by distractions in Washington, where budget fights may come to a head while he is away.
Nov 6 2011

Congress and White House Differ Over Icebreakers

Coast Guard News - Sun, 2011-11-06 22:10
The country's only two heavy-duty icebreaker ships are old and broken, and Washington can't agree as the economic and security stakes in the Arctic region increase.
Nov 6 2011

Chinese Cyber-Espionage Growing: U.S. Report

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2011-11-06 11:18
A new U.S. intelligence report declares the most active and persistent perpetrator of economic espionage is China.
Nov 6 2011

Senior chief a test case for enlisted UAV pilots

Navy Times - Sun, 2011-11-06 09:26
If the Navy starts training scores of enlisted to fly unmanned aircraft, they may want to thank a 37-year-old Texan.
Nov 6 2011

Ex-U.S. general urges frank talk on cyber weapons

Reuters - Sun, 2011-11-06 09:07
The United States should be more open about offensive cyber weapons development and spell out when it will use them as it grapples with increasing foreign attacks, retired Gen. James Cartwright says.


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