Top Daily Stories for December 2010

Dec 28 2010

MV EMS River Pirated in Indian Ocean

Maritime News - Security - Tue, 2010-12-28 10:43
In the early hours of 27 December, the MV EMS River was pirated approximately 175 nautical miles North East of the port of Salalah, Oman.
Dec 27 2010

Amos: Corps Set to Follow DADT Repeal

Marine Commandant General James Amos says the Corps will “step out smartly to faithfully implement" the new policy allows gays to serve openly in the military.
Dec 27 2010

Congress Shores Up Military Health Care

The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Mon, 2010-12-27 15:15
Tucked inside the defense-authorization bill passed last week in a lame-duck session are a few provisions that would expand Tricare coverage, and protect some beneficiaries from potential premium increases.

Dec 22 2010

Foundation Plans Memorial Restoration

The Marine Corps War Memorial Foundation is planning the restoration and preservation of the Corps’ beloved Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Va.
Dec 15 2010

Navy planes taking trip back in time

San Diego Union - Wed, 2010-12-15 23:35
About 25 modern-day Navy aircraft are getting special paint jobs as part of the Navy’s celebration of 100 years of aviation, a yearlong party that kicks off in February with a massive military flyover of San Diego Bay.
Dec 14 2010

Spending Bill Would Fund Extra Engine for Joint Strike Fighter

The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Tue, 2010-12-14 18:56
The multimillion-dollar second engine for the Pentagon's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter lives on in the 1,900-page omnibus spending bill released Tuesday afternoon by the Senate.
Dec 13 2010

Marines to split new jets between Miramar, Yuma

San Diego Union - Mon, 2010-12-13 22:52
Amid community concerns over noise and safety issues, the Navy Department is moving ahead with plans to evenly split its West Coast fleet of the new F-35B Joint Strike Fighter jets between Miramar Marine Corp Air Station and Yuma, Ariz.
Dec 12 2010

Pirated MV Eleni P Released

Maritime News - Security - Sun, 2010-12-12 22:41
On 11 December 2010, the Liberian-flagged MV ELENI P was released from pirate control.
Dec 9 2010

Navy fires San Diego skipper, 17th C.O. ousted this year

San Diego Union - Thu, 2010-12-09 19:43
The announcement comes toward the end of what’s been an extraordinary year for Navy officer firings -– though not the record year. In 2003, the Navy ousted 26 commanding officers, the highest count in modern history.
Dec 9 2010

Nimitz is not coming back to San Diego

San Diego Union - Thu, 2010-12-09 14:22
Now the Nimitz will stay in Everett, Wash., and the aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln will head into a Virginia shipyard for a major overhaul.

 
 

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