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Feb 22 2011

Official: Hijacked yacht nearer Somalia

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 2011-02-22 05:31
The American yacht that was hijacked by pirates last week is less then two days off the Somali coast, a military official said Tuesday.
Feb 21 2011

Al-Qaeda figure believed killed in U.S. drone strike

The Washington Times - Mon, 2011-02-21 16:27
An Iraqi al-Qaeda operative was believed to be one of 15 militants killed in two U.S. missile strikes in Pakistan's tribal belt along the Afghan border Monday, Pakistani intelligence officials said.
Feb 21 2011

U.S. Navy trailing hijacked boat

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 2011-02-21 08:02
A U.S. Navy warship and helicopters are trailing a boat believed to be the one that was hijacked by Somali pirates over the weekend, a senior military source with knowledge of the operation told CNN.
Feb 20 2011

Ex-pilots shoot down 'revisionist' timeline of Navy aviation

The Washington Times - Sun, 2011-02-20 21:28
A foundation set up to celebrate Navy aviation's 100th anniversary has disavowed an official history on its Web site, after former combat pilots complained of inaccuracies and political correctness.
Feb 20 2011

Top U.S. military officer visits Persian Gulf region

CNN Top Stories - Sun, 2011-02-20 18:32
The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff has arrived in the Middle East for talks with military and civilian leaders in a region where popular uprisings and political turmoil have captured world attention for weeks.
Feb 18 2011

Enterprise Strike Group Enters Gulf of Aden Top Stories - Fri, 2011-02-18 14:01
Enterprise Carrier Strike Group transited the Bab el-Mandeb Strait and entered the Gulf of Aden, Feb. 18 in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility.
Feb 17 2011

Military to bolster its forces in Pacific

The Washington Times - Thu, 2011-02-17 21:42

The commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific said Thursday that the Pentagon is developing new battle plans for Asia that include adding Marines to better-coordinated naval and air forces in the region where China is expanding its military might.

Feb 14 2011

Americans Remain Divided on Defense Spending

Gallup - Mon, 2011-02-14 23:00
Before Monday's White House announcement of $78 billion in defense cuts, Americans leaned toward saying the government is spending too much on national defense rather than too little.
Feb 14 2011

Gates Reaches Out to GOP Freshmen to Shut Down Fighter Engine

The Wall Street Journal - - Mon, 2011-02-14 19:06
Secretary of Defense Robert Gates is appealing to new, fiscally minded conservatives in Congress to help him kill plans to build an alternate engine for the Joint Strike Fighter.

Feb 13 2011

Family Members of 1st Navy Pilot Attend Navy Centennial Events Top Stories - Sun, 2011-02-13 02:01
The daughter and several descendants of the Navy's first aviator visited Naval Air Station, North Island, for the base's open house and the Centennial of Naval Aviation's Parade of Flight.


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