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May 25 2011

Aviation Officer Bonus Rates to be Changed

Navy News from - Wed, 2011-05-25 21:26
In response to increased retention of pilots and naval flight officers at the department-head and command levels, the Navy has restructured the Aviation Career Continuation Pay program for fiscal year 2011.
May 24 2011

6th Somali pleads guilty in piracy trial

The Washington Times - Tue, 2011-05-24 11:34
A sixth Somali man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to piracy for his role in the hijacking of a yacht that left four Americans dead.
May 18 2011

Navy secretary names ship after Cesar Chavez

San Diego Union - Wed, 2011-05-18 19:11
Ray Mabus says the future 689-foot vessel deserves to be named after an "American dreamer."
May 18 2011

Congressman criticizes César Chávez name for ship

San Diego Union - Wed, 2011-05-18 01:37
A seemingly benign decision to name a Navy cargo ship after the late labor leader and Navy veteran César Chávez drew ire Tuesday from Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., who said there are more deserving candidates.
May 16 2011

U.S., Pakistan to cooperate on 'high-value targets'

The Washington Times - Mon, 2011-05-16 09:57
The U.S. and Pakistan agreed Monday to work together in any future actions against "high value targets" in Pakistan.
May 14 2011

French Warship Disrupts Pirate Attack Group

Maritime News - Security - Sat, 2011-05-14 12:51
The French warship FS Nivôse disrupted a dhow on May 13 that was suspected of being used as a Pirate Action Group (PAG) mothership since it was pirated over a year ago.
May 12 2011

Navy Surgeon General Marks Nurse Corps' 103rd Birthday Top Stories - Thu, 2011-05-12 17:01
The Navy Surgeon General sent a message to the Navy Nurse Corps commemorating the corps' 103rd birthday which will be celebrated May 13.
May 10 2011

Court: 'Unchecked incompetence' in VA mental health care

San Diego Union - Tue, 2011-05-10 23:41
In an impassioned legal decision a federal appeals court said the VA has failed to provide adequate mental health care to battle-traumatized veterans, and ordered the agency to overhaul its programs.
May 10 2011

Reenlistment Standard Update Brings Big Changes

Recent changes in reenlistment procedures will help the Marine Corps identify and retain only the most qualified Marines by approving them through selection boards.
May 9 2011

Retired general warns of 'rush' to end 'don't ask'

The Washington Times - Mon, 2011-05-09 20:44
The newly retired commander of Army forces in the Pacific says the "rush to repeal" the ban on openly gay men and women serving in the military "is moving way too fast" and risks damaging the armed forces' fighting ability.


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