Top Daily Stories for July 2012

Jul 31 2012

Report: Move fewer Marines to Guam, but get it done now

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2012-07-31 18:15
The Navy should deploy more amphibious ships and subs to the Asia-Pacific theater, and the Marines should rethink their plan to move 4,700 Marines from Japan to Guam, a think-tank report says.
Jul 31 2012

House panel preps for big sequestration hearing

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2012-07-31 14:15
The House Armed Services Committee will grill White House and defense officials tomorrow in pursuit of more details on how sequestration could devastate the military.
Jul 30 2012

Russia to get stronger nuclear navy, Putin says

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2012-07-30 16:58
President Vladimir Putin oversaw the start of construction of one of Russia's newest generation submarines Monday, vowing to boost nuclear naval forces to safeguard the country's position as a leading sea power.
Jul 30 2012

Report: Time right to downsize military pay raises

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2012-07-30 16:15
In what would be bad news for military wallets, a new report by Rand Corp. says the timing is right to limit the size of military pay raises.
Jul 28 2012

Dempsey: U.S. military action in Syria unlikely

Navy Times - Sat, 2012-07-28 15:01
Even amid fears of a massacre in Syria’s largest city, the United States must continue applying economic and diplomatic pressure before considering military intervention, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs says.
Jul 27 2012

Former CNO under Reagan dies

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-07-27 12:41
Admiral James Watkins, the Chief of Naval Operations during the Reagan administration, died July 26.
Jul 27 2012

Study examines suicide among OEF, OIF vets

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-07-27 09:41
Iraq and Afghanistan veterans are no more likely to commit suicide than other veterans—unless they have been diagnosed with a mental health condition.
Jul 26 2012

Defense Secretary Panetta to visit Middle East

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2012-07-26 16:15
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta will head to the Middle East next week and is expected to speak with Israeli and Jordanian officials about the conflict in Syria and worries about Iran.
Jul 26 2012

U.S., Lockheed reach deal on Israeli F-35s

Reuters - Thu, 2012-07-26 15:57
The Pentagon has reached an agreement with Lockheed Martin Corp. on a $450 million program to enhance electronic warfare equipment on the F-35 fighter jet, and integrate Israeli-unique systems beginning in 2016.
Jul 25 2012

Pilot OK after Harrier crashes near MCAS Yuma

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2012-07-25 22:15
A Marine Corps Harrier attack jet crashed while on a training mission Wednesday in southwestern Arizona and base officials said the pilot ejected safely.

 
 

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