Top Daily Stories for September 2012

Sep 30 2012

New center for amputees, TBI patients planned

San Diego Union - Sun, 2012-09-30 12:14
A planned center in San Diego would be unlike any other, offering medical treatment, family and mental health counseling, job placement and education services under one roof.
Sep 28 2012

Fleet readiness center CO sacked

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-09-28 05:00
The commander of a fleet readiness center was fired Thursday after an investigation found he was abusive to subordinates and used them to conduct personal favors.
Sep 26 2012

Navy: 4 missile cruisers to remain in service

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-09-26 18:20
Four Aegis missile cruisers scheduled to end their active careers in March will instead be kept in service, the Navy said Wednesday.
Sep 26 2012

Fewer submarines planned in Groton

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-09-26 07:02
The Navy’s top admiral says the Navy plans to keep fewer submarines in Groton as the military shifts its focus toward Asia.
Sep 25 2012

DOD cracks down on sexual assaults by trainers

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-09-25 15:15
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has ordered a “comprehensive assessment” of all boot camps and entry-level training programs across the military to identify ways to reduce the frequency of sexual assault.
Sep 25 2012

Harriers destroyed in attack to be replaced

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2012-09-25 12:15
The Marine Corps will replace eight Harriers that were destroyed or badly damaged in a bold attack by insurgents on a prominent aviation base in southern Afghanistan, Marine officials said.
Sep 25 2012

New pact could mean joint N.Z.-U.S. training

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2012-09-25 07:15
The Marine Corps may get tapped to help New Zealand build its amphibious capabilities under a renewed partnership with the U.S. military, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told reporters.
Sep 24 2012

Marines face charges in urination scandal

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2012-09-24 16:15
At least two Marines implicated in a scandal in which U.S. forces were depicted urinating on Taliban corpses in Afghanistan will face general courts-martial for several kinds of misconduct, Marine officials announced Monday.
Sep 23 2012

Iran: U.S. bases fair game if Israel attacks us

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2012-09-23 13:15
A senior commander in Iran’s Revolutionary Guard warned that Iran will target U.S. bases in the region in the event of war with Israel, raising the prospect of a broader conflict.
Sep 23 2012

Pacific wing to test concrete-bearing cloth

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2012-09-23 11:15
Marines in the Pacific will soon experiment with an inflatable shelter that hardens into a semi-permanent concrete structure in just 24 hours, protecting against fragmentation, small arms, fire and inclement weather.


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