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Jun 16 2011

Roughead: Loss of 3,000 sailors won't hinder Navy

The Washington Times - Thu, 2011-06-16 15:27
The upcoming early dismissal of more than 3,000 sailors will not have an adverse effect on the Navy's capabilities, the Chief of Naval Operations said Thursday.
Jun 15 2011

Navy Tests "Green" Hybrid Diesel Trucks Top Stories - Wed, 2011-06-15 23:01
Navy engineers in San Diego and Bangor, Wash., began testing diesel-powered hybrid vehicle technology June 15 for possible deployment to Navy and Marine Corps bases worldwide.
Jun 12 2011

Somalia vows to defeat Qaeda after killing Mohammed

Reuters - Sun, 2011-06-12 11:03
Somalia's president said his security forces will defeat al Qaeda and affiliate militants in the country, after the killing last week of Africa's most wanted al Qaeda operative.
Jun 10 2011

Transcript of Gates Speech on NATO

The Wall Street Journal - - Fri, 2011-06-10 12:12
The Department of Defense transcript of Secretary Robert Gates' speech on the future of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization delivered Friday in Brussels.
Jun 9 2011

Marine Corps to tighten belt after defense cuts

The Washington Times - Thu, 2011-06-09 14:38
The commander of Marine Corps forces development said the corps is changing missions and weapons in response to anticipated defense spending cuts.
Jun 8 2011

Future wars seen as longer, deadlier

The Washington Times - Wed, 2011-06-08 18:34
The wars of the future will be longer, deadlier and waged against a more diverse variety of enemies than ever before, and U.S. armed forces must be ready, Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn III said Wednesday.
Jun 7 2011

Pressure builds for sale of F-16 jets to Taiwan

The Washington Times - Tue, 2011-06-07 20:57
Congress is stepping up pressure on the Obama administration to sell more F-16 jet fighters to Taiwan as the island's air defenses deteriorate and China's air power grows.
Jun 6 2011

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower XO Relieved Top Stories - Mon, 2011-06-06 23:01
Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic, relieved the executive officer of the Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower on Monday.
Jun 6 2011

India OKs $4B deal to buy U.S.-made military aircraft

The Washington Times - Mon, 2011-06-06 11:36
India's Cabinet approved a proposal to buy 10 American C-17 military aircraft for more than $4 billion, the largest defense deal between the two nations.
Jun 4 2011

Success the only real option in Afghanistan: Gates

Reuters - Sat, 2011-06-04 11:44
Robert Gates arrived on his final trip to Afghanistan as Defense secretary Saturday, acknowledging Americans are tired of war but warning that success is imperative because failure would be the most costly result.


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