Top Daily Stories for April 2011

Apr 29 2011

"Wounded warrior" village opens in Oceanside

San Diego Union - Fri, 2011-04-29 13:32
Operation Homefront on Thursday celebrated the grand opening of Operation Homefront Village, a 16-unit apartment complex devoted to transitional housing for wounded veterans.
Apr 26 2011

Navy releases stats on its battle against fake pot

San Diego Union - Tue, 2011-04-26 12:00
Across the Navy, 192 sailors have been held accountable for the use or possession of Spice or another so-called fake marijuana product in the past 5 months.
Apr 22 2011

U.S. sends drones to Libya as battle rages for Misrata

Reuters - Fri, 2011-04-22 03:46
The United States has started using armed drones against Muammar Gaddafi's troops, who battled rebels at close quarters on the streets of Misrata, despite Western threats to step up a month-old air war.
Apr 21 2011

No Weapon 'Insulated' from Budget Wars, Admiral Says

The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Thu, 2011-04-21 15:46
Vice Adm. David Venlet — whose formal title is program executive officer for the F-35 — told reporters Thursday that no Pentagon weapons project should “feel it’s insulated or it’s above being looked at” in the current budget environment.
Apr 17 2011

Commandant Cracks Down on Body Comp

The Commandant of the Marine Corps is cracking down on body composition in the service because he has discovered an unsatisfactory number of overweight Marines.
Apr 16 2011

Libyan government forces bombard Misrata

Reuters - Sat, 2011-04-16 07:51
Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi fired at least 100 Grad rockets into Misrata on Saturday, a rebel spokesman said, in a third day of heavy bombardment of the rebel-held city.
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

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 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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