Top Daily Stories for November 2011

Nov 30 2011

For Army, Navy players it’s more than a game

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-11-30 18:05
Wednesday’s media day for 112th Army-Navy game was a reminder that this rivalry features players who will soon face dangers far greater than the triple option.
Nov 29 2011

Report: China Aims at Sub Fleet of 100

The Chosun Ilbo - Tue, 2011-11-29 21:08
The Chinese navy is expected to procure 30 more submarines by 2020 and bring the total from the current 62 to 100 by 2030, Hong Kong's Ming Pao daily reports.
Nov 29 2011

House OKs easing airport screening for troops

Navy Times - Tue, 2011-11-29 20:53
The House on Tuesday voted unanimously to allow military travelers on official duty to get a special preference to move through airport security checks faster.
Nov 29 2011

Senators seek answers on VA mental health waits

Navy Times - Tue, 2011-11-29 15:31
The Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee wants to know why nearly a third of veterans seeking mental health care at VA facilities wait longer than 14 days — sometimes more than two months — for an appointment.
Nov 28 2011

Senate vote backs Guard joining JCS

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-11-28 19:53
The Senate has voted to expand the Joint Chiefs of Staff to include the National Guard despite the opposition of the current chairman and service chiefs.
Nov 27 2011

Japan Wants More Say Over U.S. Troops on Okinawa

The Chosun Ilbo - Sun, 2011-11-27 18:08
Japan's foreign minister is promising Okinawans that Tokyo will press Washington to give Japanese authorities more jurisdiction over U.S. forces on the island.
Nov 27 2011

New helo squadron will fly Fire Scouts, too

Navy Times - Sun, 2011-11-27 09:24
The Navy’s first composite squadron equipped with manned and unmanned rotary-wing aircraft for expeditionary missions will take root in San Diego next year.
Nov 26 2011

Course trains social workers on military issues

Navy Times - Sat, 2011-11-26 13:44
The University of South Carolina is starting a new program to train social workers to assist the military, veterans and their families.
Nov 23 2011

Warplanes said to strike Somali militant bases

Reuters (World) - Wed, 2011-11-23 13:42
Unidentified fighter jets bombed three Islamist militant bases in Somalia Wednesday, residents and soldiers said, as neighboring Kenya continued its assault on the rebels.
Nov 23 2011

China to go ahead with Pacific naval drills

Reuters (World) - Wed, 2011-11-23 06:49
China said Wednesday it will go ahead with naval exercises in the western Pacific this month, an announcement that came a week after Washington reinforced its Asia-Pacific footprint.


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