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Nov 18 2010

White House pushes for "don't ask" vote this year

Reuters - Thu, 2010-11-18 01:27
President Barack Obama and senior White House officials urged top lawmakers on Wednesday to pass a measure this year that would allow gay men and women to serve openly in the U.S. military.
Nov 17 2010

Gates: US Must Sustain Military Might

Navy News from - Wed, 2010-11-17 21:26
Even in a time of budgetary constraints, the United States must maintain its military might to address the security challenges of today and the future, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said.
Nov 17 2010

Coast Guard petty officer cleared in boating accident

San Diego Union - Wed, 2010-11-17 21:25
A Coast Guard petty officer implicated in the 2009 boat collision on San Diego Bay that killed an 8-year-old boy has been cleared of wrongdoing, the Coast Guard announced Wednesday. Three others face criminal charges in courts-martial.
Nov 16 2010

Crops Seeks Correct 21st Century Balance

The Marine Corps needs to be like a middleweight boxer –- agile, quick and deadly -- the commander of Marine Corps Combat Development Command said today.
Nov 16 2010

Gates: Sanctions causing rift in Iran

The Washington Times - Tue, 2010-11-16 18:38
Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates said that there were indicators that international sanctions on Iran had caused a rift between President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Nov 16 2010

Medal of Honor to go to first living recipient since Vietnam

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 2010-11-16 04:29
President Obama on Tuesday will award the nation's highest medal of valor to the first living recipient since 1976, when three service members from the Vietnam War were honored.
Nov 15 2010

Billions can be saved in defense budget: McCain

Reuters - Mon, 2010-11-15 19:00
Sen. John McCain, the top Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee, said billions of dollars could be saved from the defense budget by cutting lawmakers' pet projects, known as earmarks, and fixing troubled arms programs.
Nov 15 2010

Camp Pendleton expands Infantry Immersion Trainer

San Diego Union - Mon, 2010-11-15 18:16
The Marine Corps plans to unveil a $30 million, 120,000 square-foot outdoor expansion of its Infantry Immersion Trainer at Camp Pendleton on Tuesday, giving small units heading to Afghanistan more room to maneuver as they inoculate themselves against the chaos and stress of combat.
Nov 11 2010

Targeted CRA Closes Compensation Gap

Navy News from - Thu, 2010-11-11 21:11
The Navy is making good on its commitment to fully and equally compensate Sailors for the purchase of a full complement of Navy Working Uniforms (NWU).
Nov 11 2010

MV Hannibal II Pirated in Somali Basin

Maritime News - Security - Thu, 2010-11-11 20:18
Early on the morning of Nov. 11, the MV Hannibal II, a Panamanian-flagged vessel, was pirated while en route from Malaysia to Suez.


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