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Weekly Military & Veterans Media Reports

11.05-13.2012 Virginia Military Media

Virginia Military Media

November 5, 2012 – November 13, 2012

Budget, Sequestration & Defense Cuts

Panetta: Decision near on Afghanistan troop levels – Associated Press (11.13.2012)

Cutting the U.S. nuclear arsenal can help cut the deficit – Washington Post (11.12.2012)

Deficit cutters look to Pentagon budget – Associated Press (11.12.2012)

Hopes Rise in U.S. for Sequestration Deal – Defense News (11.10.2012)

Obama counters Boehner’s opening bid on fiscal cliff – Gov’t Exec (11.09.2012)

Consensus Forming for Lame Duck Deal TO Delay Sequester Cuts – Defense News (11.08.2012)

House Speaker calls for ‘down payment’ on ‘fiscal cliff’ – The Hill (11.07.2012)

Gen. Amos: Marines Must Explain What We Do – Nat’l Def Magazine (11.08.2012)

Warner: There Are 70 Votes in U.S. Senate for Debt Deal – Defense News (11.08.2012)

With Obama Victory, No Doubt about Decline in Defense Spending – ADC (11.08.2012)

What Obama’s re-election means for the military, veterans – Stars and Stripes (11.07.2012)

Lame duck looking lamer as fiscal cliff nears – Politico (11.06.2012)

Leadership on the Hill

Panetta to Stay at Pentagon … For Now – ADC (11.12.2012)

Post-Election Change at Pentagon? – Defense News (11.12.2012)

No Change at the Top on Milcon Spending Panels – ADC (11.08.2012)

Who Might Serve in a Second Obama Administration? – National Journal (11.07.2012)

Inhofe Plans to Succeed McCain as Senior Republican on Armed Services – ADC (11.07.2012)

House defense leaders cruise to reelection – The Hill (11.07.2012)

Defense Industries

Top Priorities for New Lockheed CEO: Fix F-35, Boost International Sales – Nat’l Def Magazine (11.12.2012)

Lockheed recovers from leadership shakeup – DOD Buzz (11.12.2012)

Lockheed’s Hewson To Focus on Company Cybersecurity – Defense News (11.12.2012)

Lockheed CEO-in-Waiting Forced Out Over ‘Relationship’ – Defense News (11.09.2012)

Post-Election Takeaways for Defense Industry – Nat’l Def Magazine (11.07.2012)

Boeing To Trim Executive Ranks, Shuffle Defense Unit – Defense News (11.07.2012)

Virginia Defense & Installation News

Ships to return from Sandy relief – WAVY (11.12.2012)

Resolute Warriors bid farewell to one leader, welcome another – Peninsula Warrior (11.09.2012)

USS Norfolk Returns from Deployment – Norfolk Navy Flagship (11.07.2012)

USS Boise to return from deployment – WAVY (11.06.2012)

Central Virginia Leaders to Build Logistics Cluster around Ft. Lee – ADC (11.06.2012)

Impact of DOD’s Departure from Leased Space in Northern Virginia to Last Several Years – ADC (11.05.2012)

Governor’s News

WWE 10th Anniversary “Tribute to the Troops” Holiday Special to Take Place in Norfolk, Virginia (11.12.2012)

Statement of Governor Bob McDonnell on Veterans Day (11.10.2012)

Virginia’s Community Colleges Seek partners to Connect Veterans with Good-Paying, High-Demand Jobs (11.09.2012)

Governor’s Military Proclamations

Military Family Appreciation Month

Virginia Veterans Legal Services Month

Virginia American Legion Week

Veterans Day

237th Birthday of the United States Marine Corps

Other State’s News

Arizona: Voters approve proposition to allow trust land exchanges to preserve bases – Green Valley News (11.06.2012)

Veterans & Military Families

Vets Launch Military-only Networking Site – Stars and Stripes (11.13.2012)

Statue of most decorated Marine to be dedicated – Associated Press (11.12.2012)

Norfolk Southern unveils train for vets – WAVY (11.12.2012)

TCC to open military education center – WAVY (11.12.2012)

Gov. McDonnell Proposes Grants To Help Veterans – WHSV (11.12.2012)

Veterans Concentrate in Rural America, Research Shows – ADC (11.12.2012)

A smart way to help veterans – News Virginian (11.11.2012)

Midwestern Cities Fare Well in “Best Places for Veterans” List – ADC (11.11.2012)

Fewer Business Startups Created by Veterans – ADC (11.11.2012)

Grants aim to connect veterans with jobs – Virginian-Pilot (11.09.2012)

New Rules Help Troops Gain Commercial Driver’s Licenses – American Forces Press Service (11.07.2012)

Virginia’s Fallen Heroes

There is nothing new to report at this time.

Cyber & Energy

Federal agencies, private firms fiercely compete in hiring cyber experts – Washington Post (11.13.2012)

Hydrogen Fuel Cell System to Help Power Honolulu Installation – ADC (11.06.2012)

Announcement

Toys for Tots collection times in Hampton Roads – Virginian-Pilot (11.13.2012)

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