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Nov 28 2010

Americans Less Pessimistic About U.S. Progress in Afghanistan

Gallup - Sun, 2010-11-28 23:00
Americans are more positive about U.S. progress in the war in Afghanistan now than at any point in the past year. Still, the majority believe things are going badly for the U.S. there. Given a choice, Americans prefer no timetable for U.S. withdrawal.
Nov 25 2010

Pentagon to test 2nd near-space strike craft

The Washington Times - Thu, 2010-11-25 19:22
Defense Department scientists are set to conduct a second test launch next year of the Falcon HTV-2 experimental superweapon after the first flight this year ended when the autopilot deliberately crashed the unmanned glider into the ocean.
Nov 25 2010

Kremlin says eyeing new naval bases abroad

Reuters - Thu, 2010-11-25 14:15
President Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday Russia was looking to open new naval bases abroad to increase the global reach of a military that shrunk abruptly when the Soviet Union collapsed.
Nov 24 2010

EU NAVFOR, Seychelles Coast Guard Apprehend 16 Pirates

Maritime News - Security - Wed, 2010-11-24 04:35
The Seychelles Coast Guard apprehended a total of 16 suspected pirates over the past several days after being cued each time by two EU NAVFOR aircraft.
Nov 23 2010

Major reinstated after 'don't ask' ouster

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 2010-11-23 23:33
A decorated flight nurse who had been dismissed under the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" military policy, will be reinstated with the U.S. Air Force, the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington announced Tuesday.
Nov 21 2010

DoD Starts Wounded Warrior Task Force

Navy News from - Sun, 2010-11-21 20:44
Officials have announced the names of 14 individuals who will serve on the Department of Defense Task Force for Care, Management, and Transition of Recovering Wounded, Ill, and Injured servicemembers.
Nov 20 2010

Obama sees end to Afghan combat mission by 2014

Reuters - Sat, 2010-11-20 20:42
President Barack Obama said for the first time on Saturday his goal was to end the U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan by the end of 2014 and to significantly reduce the number of U.S. troops deployed there by then.
Nov 18 2010

Democrats to push for end of 'don't ask, don't tell' now

The Washington Times - Thu, 2010-11-18 20:22
The push to end the policy barring openly gay men and women from serving in the military has new life on Capitol Hill, where lawmakers have announced plans to push forward with their efforts despite opposition from most Republicans.
Nov 18 2010

Testing for New Diving System Underway Top Stories - Thu, 2010-11-18 17:01
Naval Experimental Diving Unit (NEDU), Panama City, Fla., recently completed the first manned dive of the Saturation Fly-Away Diving System (SAT FADS) and will conduct bell operations Nov. 29.


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