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Navy News

Change at top for Navy Pacific Fleet

The Navy's Pacific Fleet is getting a new commander. Adm. Patrick Walsh will retire this Friday after 34 years of service to the Navy. Adm. Cecil Haney, the former deputy of the U.S. Strategic Command, will take over.

Wednesday - 01/18/2012, 06:31pm EST

Exclusive: State's Streufert moving to DHS

John Streufert will become the new director of the National Cybersecurity Division. He comes to DHS after spending more than five years as the State Department's chief information security officer. Additionally, Rear Adm. Michael Brown retires today.

Friday - 01/13/2012, 12:22pm EST

Warfighters provide input in quest to improve MREs

The Defense Department's Combat Feeding Directorate oversees the nutritional requirements and changing tastes of America's fighting force when designing its MREs, or meals ready-to-eat.

Thursday - 12/29/2011, 11:01am EST
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General: Improve US coordination with Pakistan

Military officials have not ruled out disciplinary action as a result of the cross-border attack that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, but no one has been punished to date, the Pentagon said Tuesday.

Tuesday - 12/27/2011, 08:39pm EST

GAO examines Navy, Marines financial management

Asif Khan joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss a recent GAO report examining those services' financial-management issues.

Thursday - 12/22/2011, 08:18pm EST
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DLA helps Navy power ships on algae, cooking oil

Bruce Blank, the energy director of the DLA's bulk petroleum business unit, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the procurement process of a new biofuel contract with the Navy.

Wednesday - 12/21/2011, 05:30pm EST
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New tool vending room improves Navy's processes

Cmdr. Dianna Wolfson is the project superintendent at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard for the USS Newport News Engineered Overhaul, describes tool sharing program that saves time and money.

Friday - 12/16/2011, 01:23pm EST
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Navy testing PTSD injection treatment

The Navy is taking a different look at curing post-traumatic stress disorder. A doctor says he has developed an injection for the neck that can cure PTSD, Wired reports. Capt. Anita Hickey, the director of Integrative Pain Medicine at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego has received $100,000 to test Dr. Lipov's method.

Tuesday - 12/13/2011, 10:00pm EST

Navy delays final RFP for NGEN program

The service will reissue two major pieces of the draft RFP for comment. The Navy said it will not release the final RFP before the end of January.

Friday - 12/09/2011, 07:42pm EST

Navy CIO Halvorsen offers best practices for small IT contractors

Terry Halvorsen, the chief information officer at the Navy, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the Navy's efforts to attract small-business IT contractors.

Friday - 12/09/2011, 05:40pm EST
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Army-Navy rivalry takes to Twitter

The faceoff between the Navy Midshipmen and the Army Black Knights is almost here, and the pre-game anticipation has already spread to Twitter.

Friday - 12/09/2011, 04:03pm EST
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Algae-powered Navy destroyer part of capability-driven energy strategy

Rear Adm. Phillip Cullom joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the new step in the Navy's green energy efforts at sea.

Thursday - 12/08/2011, 07:43pm EST
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Part 2: DoD finds clear benefits in aftermath of Goldwater-Nichols

After the passage of the 1986 Goldwater-Nichols Act, the Pentagon stopped fighting the Congressional push for the military services to come together. Instead, it innovated joint operations beyond the wildest hopes of reformers in Congress. Can that model be exported to the rest of the federal government?

Thursday - 12/08/2011, 05:30am EST
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Part 1: 25 years ago, Goldwater-Nichols united the Pentagon

It took more than four years, but Congress succeeded in revamping the organizational structure of the Pentagon over the strident objections of the military's own leadership 25 years ago.

Wednesday - 12/07/2011, 05:48am EST
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Expert wonders if it's time to put F-35 out of its misery

Winslow Wheeler, director of the Straus Military Reform Project at the Center for Defense Information, says that the latest holdups with the F-35 joint strike fighter program are nothing new. He suggests that it might be time for the DoD to pull the plug on the ill-fated program and seek other solutions.

Tuesday - 12/06/2011, 11:30am EST
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F-35 program leader says production should slow

F-35 Joint Strike Fighter production should slow down a bit, says the program's chief, Navy Vice Adm. David Venlet. Potential airframe cracks and hot spots are showing up on the planes, Reuters reports.

Monday - 12/05/2011, 04:57pm EST

Civilian executives play key role in Navy's mission, Work says

Under Secretary of the Navy Bob Work credits civilian senior executives with providing continuity in achieving his department's mission of supporting warfighters.

Tuesday - 11/22/2011, 01:31pm EST
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DoD denounces new Navy SEALs book

Chuck Pfarrer's latest book about the raid to kill Osama bin Laden, SEAL Target Geronimo, has come under target by the White House and the military.

Tuesday - 11/15/2011, 11:16am EST

Climate change is all about readiness for Navy

Rear Adm. David Titley, director of task force climate change, examines how changing climate impacts naval operations.

Tuesday - 11/15/2011, 10:08am EST
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Navy catapults F-35C LIghtning II JSF at Patuxent Naval Station

The Navy says its F-35C is different from the F-35A and B because of larger wing surfaces and reinforced landing gear, to hold up under the strain of catapult launches and short landings on aircraft carriers.

Monday - 11/14/2011, 05:04pm EST
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