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Apr 17 2011

Commandant Cracks Down on Body Comp

The Commandant of the Marine Corps is cracking down on body composition in the service because he has discovered an unsatisfactory number of overweight Marines.
Apr 16 2011

Libyan government forces bombard Misrata

Reuters - Sat, 2011-04-16 06:51
Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi fired at least 100 Grad rockets into Misrata on Saturday, a rebel spokesman said, in a third day of heavy bombardment of the rebel-held city.
Apr 14 2011

River-deepening to Ease Aircraft Carrier Movement Top Stories - Thu, 2011-04-14 15:01
Dredging operations, deepening portions of the Elizabeth River from Lambert's Point in Norfolk, Va., to the Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, will begin April 15.
Apr 14 2011

Bethesda to Open New Wounded Warrior Barracks Top Stories - Thu, 2011-04-14 15:01
Naval Support Activity Bethesda (NSAB) announced April 14 a new wounded warrior barracks scheduled to open later this summer.
Apr 14 2011

Another F/A-18 catches fire on carrier deck

San Diego Union - Thu, 2011-04-14 11:23
Another F/A-18 Hornet fighter jet has experienced an engine fire on the flight deck of a Navy aircraft carrier. No one was injured.
Apr 12 2011

China blocks coastal waters, enlarges military

The Washington Times - Tue, 2011-04-12 21:23
China's "troubling" military buildup coincides with new efforts by Beijing to block the U.S. Navy from international waters near its coasts and field new missiles, submarines and cyberweapons, the commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific told Congress.
Apr 12 2011

Camp Pendleton Marine is named top Sgt. Major

San Diego Union - Tue, 2011-04-12 10:01
An Iraq and Afghanistan war veteran from Camp Pendleton has been named Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, the highest enlisted position in the Corps.
Apr 8 2011

Testing Moves Navy Closer to Lasers for Ship Self-Defense Top Stories - Fri, 2011-04-08 13:01
The Office of Naval Research and its industry partner marked a milestone for the Navy by successfully testing a solid-state, high-energy laser (HEL) from a surface ship, which disabled a small target vessel, April 6.
Apr 8 2011

Navy Exchanges, Lodges to Remain Open if Government Shuts Top Stories - Fri, 2011-04-08 13:01
The Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) announced April 8, that NEXs and Navy Lodges worldwide will remain open in the event of a U.S. government shutdown.
Apr 7 2011

Names Two Killed in Lemoore Crash Released Top Stories - Thu, 2011-04-07 20:01
Lt. Matthew Ira Lowe, 33, and Lt. Nathan Hollingsworth Williams, 28, were killed Wednesday during a training mission when the F/A-18F Super Hornet they were flying crashed in an agricultural field near Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore.


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