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Nov 25 2010

Kremlin says eyeing new naval bases abroad

Reuters - Thu, 2010-11-25 14:15
President Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday Russia was looking to open new naval bases abroad to increase the global reach of a military that shrunk abruptly when the Soviet Union collapsed.
Nov 24 2010

EU NAVFOR, Seychelles Coast Guard Apprehend 16 Pirates

Maritime News - Security - Wed, 2010-11-24 04:35
The Seychelles Coast Guard apprehended a total of 16 suspected pirates over the past several days after being cued each time by two EU NAVFOR aircraft.
Nov 23 2010

Major reinstated after 'don't ask' ouster

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 2010-11-23 23:33
A decorated flight nurse who had been dismissed under the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" military policy, will be reinstated with the U.S. Air Force, the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington announced Tuesday.
Nov 21 2010

DoD Starts Wounded Warrior Task Force

Navy News from - Sun, 2010-11-21 20:44
Officials have announced the names of 14 individuals who will serve on the Department of Defense Task Force for Care, Management, and Transition of Recovering Wounded, Ill, and Injured servicemembers.
Nov 20 2010

Obama sees end to Afghan combat mission by 2014

Reuters - Sat, 2010-11-20 20:42
President Barack Obama said for the first time on Saturday his goal was to end the U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan by the end of 2014 and to significantly reduce the number of U.S. troops deployed there by then.
Nov 18 2010

Democrats to push for end of 'don't ask, don't tell' now

The Washington Times - Thu, 2010-11-18 20:22
The push to end the policy barring openly gay men and women from serving in the military has new life on Capitol Hill, where lawmakers have announced plans to push forward with their efforts despite opposition from most Republicans.
Nov 18 2010

Testing for New Diving System Underway Top Stories - Thu, 2010-11-18 17:01
Naval Experimental Diving Unit (NEDU), Panama City, Fla., recently completed the first manned dive of the Saturation Fly-Away Diving System (SAT FADS) and will conduct bell operations Nov. 29.
Nov 18 2010

U.S. urged to cut military edge to help plug deficit

Reuters - Thu, 2010-11-18 16:36
The United States should trim its lopsided military edge over the rest of the world as part of its efforts to cut its deficit, a nonpartisan group of national security policy experts said as the core defense budget comes under scrutiny.
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.


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