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Jul 28 2011

Admiral Greenert Outlines Priorities at Senate Hearing Top Stories - Thu, 2011-07-28 14:01
President Barack Obama's choice to be the next Chief of Naval Operations outlined his priorities during a Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing Thursday.
Jul 27 2011

Sen. Webb questions Air Force on number of generals

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-07-27 22:01
A Virginia senator wants to know why the Air Force has proportionally far more general officers than the other services.
Jul 27 2011

Pentagon won't halt spy flights near China

The Washington Times - Wed, 2011-07-27 20:10
The Pentagon has rejected China's demand that all U.S. surveillance flights near China be halted after two Chinese fighter jets recently intercepted an American U-2 spy plane over the Taiwan Strait.
Jul 27 2011

Rebuffed by U.S. Navy, Lawmakers Order New LCS Study

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-07-27 20:01
A California congressman, recently rebuffed by the U.S. Navy in asking the service to review its Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program, has turned to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to further examine the project.
Jul 27 2011

1st Catapult Launch for F-35C Joint Strike Fighter

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-07-27 20:01
For the first time, an F-35C Joint Strike Fighter was launched Wednesday by a steam catapult, a significant milestone in the test program to qualify the aircraft for carrier operations.
Jul 27 2011

Adm. Papp Testifies at Arctic Hearing

Coast Guard News - Wed, 2011-07-27 19:03
Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp testified before a Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation subcommittee on defending U.S. economic interests in the changing Arctic July 27.
Jul 27 2011

Mabus revokes imprisoned veteran’s Silver Star

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-07-27 16:01
In a highly unusual move, the Navy secretary has stripped a Silver Star awarded to a retired captain and Vietnam swift boat veteran who is in a federal prison.
Jul 27 2011

Marine Gen. Amos supports F-35 program

The Washington Times - Wed, 2011-07-27 15:38
The commandant of the Marine Corps on Wednesday said that the much-maligned Joint Strike Fighter Program will play an essential role in preserving America's military force in the future.
Jul 27 2011

China Tells U.S. to Halt Spy Plane Flights

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-07-27 14:01
China has demanded that the United States stop spy plane flights near the Chinese coast, saying they have "severely harmed" trust between the two countries, state-run media reported July 27.
Jul 27 2011

Navy Seeking Applicants for LDO/CWO Programs Top Stories - Wed, 2011-07-27 12:01
The Navy announced July 27 it is seeking applications from highly qualified Sailors in pay grades E-6 through E-9 for the Fiscal Year 2013 Active Limited Duty Officer (LDO) and Chief Warrant Officer (CWO) programs.


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