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Sep 18 2011

Relatives doubt inquiry in Ganjgal battle

Navy Times - Sun, 2011-09-18 18:01
Relatives of U.S. troops killed during a 2009 Afghanistan battle that led to a Medal of Honor are questioning whether Army officers got off too easy for mistakes.
Sep 18 2011

Lehman rocks Navy with complaints about political correctness

The Washington Times - Sun, 2011-09-18 12:56
The Navy's former top civilian has rocked the service with an article in Proceedings magazine that accuses officials of sinking the storied naval air branch into a sea of political correctness.
Sep 18 2011

Retiring CNO Roughead Discusses Today's Navy

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2011-09-18 10:01
Adm. Gary Roughead's four-year term as the U.S. Navy's 29th chief of naval operations ends Sept. 23. He spoke Sept. 15 with a group of reporters at the Pentagon.
Sep 17 2011

Navy's First Joint High-Speed Vessel Christened Top Stories - Sat, 2011-09-17 15:01
USNS Spearhead, the first of 10 Navy joint high-speed vessels designed for rapid intra-theater transport of troops and military equipment, was christened Sept. 17 during a ceremony at Austal USA in Mobile, Ala.
Sep 17 2011

Brennan maps out Osama bin Laden raid doctrine

Navy Times - Sat, 2011-09-17 13:01
The United States will keep targeting al-Qaida anywhere in the world, including in countries unable or unwilling to do it themselves, the top U.S. counterterror official says.
Sep 17 2011

U.S. accuses Pakistan of links to group in Kabul attack

Reuters - Sat, 2011-09-17 12:29
The United States accused Pakistan of having ties with a militant group Washington blames for an assault on the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, demonstrating the strained relations between the two nations.
Sep 16 2011

Navy clears gay World War II vet’s record

Navy Times - Fri, 2011-09-16 18:01
Nearly 70 years after expelling Melvin Dwork for being gay, the Navy is changing his discharge from “undesirable” to “honorable.”
Sep 16 2011

More are eligible for traumatic injury payments

Navy Times - Fri, 2011-09-16 18:01
The Department of Veterans Affairs will soon begin making retroactive payments to troops who suffered severe injuries outside a combat zone between Oct. 7, 2001, and Nov. 30, 2005.
Sep 16 2011

Officer Years Commissioned Service Requirement Reduced Top Stories - Fri, 2011-09-16 14:01
The minimum years of commissioned service (YCS) required for selected officers for retirement purposes has been temporarily reduced from 10 to eight years, officials said Sept. 15.
Sep 16 2011

Senate panel OKs defense spending freeze

Navy Times - Fri, 2011-09-16 06:01
The Senate Appropriations Committee has voted unanimously for a defense spending bill that provides $513 billion for the Pentagon’s base budget, freezing spending at 2011 levels.


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