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Apr 14 2011

Bethesda to Open New Wounded Warrior Barracks Top Stories - Thu, 2011-04-14 16:01
Naval Support Activity Bethesda (NSAB) announced April 14 a new wounded warrior barracks scheduled to open later this summer.
Apr 14 2011

Another F/A-18 catches fire on carrier deck

San Diego Union - Thu, 2011-04-14 12:23
Another F/A-18 Hornet fighter jet has experienced an engine fire on the flight deck of a Navy aircraft carrier. No one was injured.
Apr 12 2011

China blocks coastal waters, enlarges military

The Washington Times - Tue, 2011-04-12 22:23
China's "troubling" military buildup coincides with new efforts by Beijing to block the U.S. Navy from international waters near its coasts and field new missiles, submarines and cyberweapons, the commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific told Congress.
Apr 12 2011

Camp Pendleton Marine is named top Sgt. Major

San Diego Union - Tue, 2011-04-12 11:01
An Iraq and Afghanistan war veteran from Camp Pendleton has been named Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, the highest enlisted position in the Corps.
Apr 8 2011

Testing Moves Navy Closer to Lasers for Ship Self-Defense Top Stories - Fri, 2011-04-08 14:01
The Office of Naval Research and its industry partner marked a milestone for the Navy by successfully testing a solid-state, high-energy laser (HEL) from a surface ship, which disabled a small target vessel, April 6.
Apr 8 2011

Navy Exchanges, Lodges to Remain Open if Government Shuts Top Stories - Fri, 2011-04-08 14:01
The Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) announced April 8, that NEXs and Navy Lodges worldwide will remain open in the event of a U.S. government shutdown.
Apr 7 2011

Names Two Killed in Lemoore Crash Released Top Stories - Thu, 2011-04-07 21:01
Lt. Matthew Ira Lowe, 33, and Lt. Nathan Hollingsworth Williams, 28, were killed Wednesday during a training mission when the F/A-18F Super Hornet they were flying crashed in an agricultural field near Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore.
Apr 7 2011

White House accused of low-balling Libya costs

The Washington Times - Thu, 2011-04-07 11:30
A House Democrat said Thursday that the White House is "dramatically underestimating" the cost of U.S. military involvement in Libya by relying on misleading accounting.
Apr 7 2011

Brain injuries to be a problem, Marine general says

San Diego Union - Thu, 2011-04-07 00:13
The general who commanded Marine infantry in Afghanistan for the past year says concussive brain injuries will be a significant problem for veterans returning from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Apr 4 2011

Report: 9/11 mastermind to be tried in military court

Reuters - Mon, 2011-04-04 11:53
September 11 attacks mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed will be tried by a military commission in Guantanamo instead of in a U.S. civilian court, CBS News reported on Monday.


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