Top Daily Stories for May 2011

May 31 2011

U.S. arms makers said to be bleeding secrets to cyber foes

Reuters - Tue, 2011-05-31 18:24
Top Pentagon contractors have been bleeding secrets for years as a result of penetrations of their computer networks, current and former national security officials say.
May 29 2011

U.S. Military Personnel, Veterans Give Obama Lower Marks

Gallup - Sun, 2011-05-29 22:00
U.S. military veterans and those currently on active military duty are less likely to approve of President Obama's job performance than are Americans of comparable ages who are not in the military.
May 28 2011

Lockheed says it thwarted "tenacious" cyber attack

Reuters - Sat, 2011-05-28 21:50
Lockheed Martin Corp says it detected and thwarted "a significant and tenacious attack" on its information systems network one week ago.
May 25 2011

Aviation Officer Bonus Rates to be Changed

Navy News from - Wed, 2011-05-25 20:26
In response to increased retention of pilots and naval flight officers at the department-head and command levels, the Navy has restructured the Aviation Career Continuation Pay program for fiscal year 2011.
May 18 2011

Navy secretary names ship after Cesar Chavez

San Diego Union - Wed, 2011-05-18 18:11
Ray Mabus says the future 689-foot vessel deserves to be named after an "American dreamer."
May 18 2011

Congressman criticizes César Chávez name for ship

San Diego Union - Wed, 2011-05-18 00:37
A seemingly benign decision to name a Navy cargo ship after the late labor leader and Navy veteran César Chávez drew ire Tuesday from Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., who said there are more deserving candidates.
May 14 2011

French Warship Disrupts Pirate Attack Group

Maritime News - Security - Sat, 2011-05-14 11:51
The French warship FS Nivôse disrupted a dhow on May 13 that was suspected of being used as a Pirate Action Group (PAG) mothership since it was pirated over a year ago.
May 10 2011

Court: 'Unchecked incompetence' in VA mental health care

San Diego Union - Tue, 2011-05-10 22:41
In an impassioned legal decision a federal appeals court said the VA has failed to provide adequate mental health care to battle-traumatized veterans, and ordered the agency to overhaul its programs.
May 10 2011

Reenlistment Standard Update Brings Big Changes

Recent changes in reenlistment procedures will help the Marine Corps identify and retain only the most qualified Marines by approving them through selection boards.
May 7 2011

Rocket takes missile-warning satellite aloft

Reuters - Sat, 2011-05-07 15:52
An unmanned Atlas 5 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Saturday to put the first satellite of the Defense Department's new missile-warning system into orbit.


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