Top Daily Stories for October 2011

Oct 31 2011

4th Fleet Commander Gets France's Highest Award

Navy News from - Mon, 2011-10-31 20:00
The commander of U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command and U.S. 4th Fleet has received the National Order of the Legion of Honor by decree of the president of France.
Oct 31 2011

Medgar Evers' former wife to christen Navy ship

San Diego Union - Mon, 2011-10-31 12:51
Myrlie Evers-Williams, who continued her husband's work in the civil rights movement, will christen the dry cargo ship USNS Medgar Evers on Nov. 12.
Oct 30 2011

Stress-control training is in Corps’ plans

Navy Times - Sun, 2011-10-30 07:43
The Marine Corps wants deploying units and some stateside commands to train and certify Marines in operational stress control.
Oct 28 2011

MCM crew’s CO is 21st to be fired this year

Navy Times - Fri, 2011-10-28 16:31
The commanding officer of mine countermeasures crew Fearless was fired Thursday for “demonstrated poor personnel management,” according to a statement from Naval Surface Force Pacific.
Oct 28 2011

Pakistan havens challenge U.S. Afghan effort

Reuters (World) - Fri, 2011-10-28 15:58
Even as the United States begins to withdraw from Afghanistan, insurgents abetted by Pakistan pose the major threat to U.S.-led forces, the Pentagon said on Friday.
Oct 28 2011

Australia calls for tougher anti-piracy action in Indian Ocean

Reuters (World) - Fri, 2011-10-28 04:13
Australia called on Friday for tougher action against piracy in the Indian Ocean and announced it would host an international conference next year to help tackle the growing problem.
Oct 27 2011

Keel Laid for Future USS Milwaukee

Navy News from - Thu, 2011-10-27 20:15
Workers at the Marinette Marine Corp. shipyard in Marinette, Wis., authenticated the keel for LCS 5, the future USS Milwaukee, during a ceremony Oct. 27, recognizing the beginning of the ship's construction.
Oct 27 2011

U.S. considers unusual arms deal for Turkey

Reuters - Thu, 2011-10-27 16:55
The Obama administration is consulting Congress on a proposal to transfer Marine Corps attack helicopters to Turkey, officials said, as Ankara tries to exact revenge for a major attack by Kurdish separatists.
Oct 27 2011

After 50 years, Navy resumes airship program

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-10-27 16:47
The first Navy airship commissioned in 50 years had its public debut Wednesday in Lakehurst, the scene of so much history in lighter-than-air flight—and a center for its potential renaissance.
Oct 27 2011

Pentagon personnel chief Stanley steps down

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-10-27 13:30
Clifford Stanley has resigned in the midst of an Inspector General investigation of his performance as undersecretary of Defense for personnel and readiness.


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