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Aug 1 2011

Adm. Mullen to speak at JFCOM shutdown

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2011-08-01 09:46
Right on schedule, a year after the Pentagon announced plans to close the U.S. Joint Forces Command, it will hold a disestablishment ceremony on Thursday.
Aug 1 2011

Navy Ends Search For Boxer Sailor Missing At Sea Top Stories - Mon, 2011-08-01 07:01
The U.S. Navy announced today that it has ended the search for the Sailor from USS Boxer (LHD 4), reported missing July 26.
Aug 1 2011

Chiefs' help needed to craft advancement exams

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-08-01 07:01
Well-rounded chiefs who are experts in one of the 43 ratings listed in NAVADMIN 217/11 are needed for advancement-exam development conferences from 1 October through 25 March.
Aug 1 2011

Navy eyes Google Plus as outreach tool

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-08-01 07:01
The Navy may soon use another social media outlet alongside Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to reach sailors and their families.
Aug 1 2011

West Point plans new $131M barracks for cadets

Washington Post - Mon, 2011-08-01 06:18
The U.S. Military Academy plans to start construction on a $131 million cadet barracks in 2013 to ease overcrowding.
Jul 30 2011

Chinese General: Country Needs 3 Carriers

Defense News – Naval - Sat, 2011-07-30 18:01
China needs at least three aircraft carriers to defend its interests, a general said, days after the state media broadcast footage of its first carrier in a rare public mention of the project.
Jul 30 2011

Iraq says it will buy 36 F-16 fighters from U.S.

Reuters - Sat, 2011-07-30 10:14
Iraq's prime minister said on Saturday his government would buy 36 F-16 fighters from the United States, doubling the number of aircraft it had initially planned to buy to strengthen its weak air defenses.
Jul 30 2011

Navy: Air readiness better than reports indicate

Navy Times - Sat, 2011-07-30 08:01
With campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan driving a high operational tempo, the Navy and Marine Corps have fallen short of meeting readiness goals for both deployed and stateside aircraft.
Jul 30 2011

Marines in Demand: Special Operations Grows

San Diego Union - Sat, 2011-07-30 00:03
The Marine Corps at large is downsizing, but the relatively new Special Operations Command and its Camp Pendleton battalion are poised for growth.
Jul 30 2011

New Defense Minister May Up Role of Turkey's Navy

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2011-07-29 23:01
Turkey's naval programs are expected to gain prominence after the appointment of a maritime expert as the country's new defense minister, officials said.


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