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Weekly Military & Veterans Media Reports

05.13 – 20.2013 Virginia Military Media

Virginia Military Media

May 13, 2013 – May 20, 2013

Federal cuts slice Big Apple economy: No Fleet Week – Virginian-Pilot (05.20.2013)

DoD Examines 3 Budget-Cut Scenarios – Defense News (05.19.2013)

Top Enlisted Soldier Warns of Budget Cut Effects – Colorado Springs Gazette (05.18.2013)

Several DoD Personnel Moves Expected Soon – Defense News (05.17.2013)

Army Defends Intel System After Spat Between Odierno and Hunter – DoD Buzz (05.17.2013)

US Sens: Pentagon Attempting to ‘Rewrite the Constitution’ – Defense News (05.16.2013)

FY’14 Defense Spending Somewhat Protected under House Allocation – ADC (05.16.2013)

Top gun Christine Fox departing Pentagon – E-Ring (05.16.2013)

With Milcon Bill, Appropriators Start Down Uncertain Path – ADC (05.15.2013)

House Appropriators Recommend Milcon Cuts – ADC (05.14.2013)

Hagel Announces Fewer Furlough Days for DOD Employees – American Forces Press Service (05.14.2013)

DOD furlough plan to affect 9 in 10 civilians – Stars and Stripes (05.14.2013)

Lawmakers Press Pentagon to Fund Battlefield Network – DoD Buzz (05.14.2013)

Generals: ‘Human Domain’ Will Dictate Future Wars – DoD Buzz (05.14.2013)

Pentagon poised to trim number of civilian furlough days, expand pool of exempt workers – Associated Press (05.14.2013)

Message to All Department of Defense Personnel from Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on Civilian Furloughs – DoD News Release (05.14.2013)

Base Realignment and Closure News

Army Should Issue Guidance on Facility Maintenance for Closed Bases, GAO Says – ADC (05.15.2013)

Better Planning Data, Civilian Liaison Would Benefit Growth Communities, GAO Finds – ADC (05.14.2013)

Base Closures Should Be Part of Cost-Savings Initiatives, Analyst Says – ADC (05.13.2013)

Defense Industries

Special Operations Gear Development Often Funded By Others – Nat’l Defense Blog (05.17.2013)

Biofuels Industry Fighting Rising Tide of Skepticism – Nat’l Defense Blog (05.17.2013)

Special Operations Truck Contract Delayed – Nat’l Defense Blog (05.17.2013)

Northrop CEO: Budget Fight Is Not Over – Nat’l Defense Blog (05.16.2013)

Is This the Twilight of the Defense Industrial Base? – Nat’l Defense Blog (05.16.2013)

Acquisition Chief: Military Should Speak Out Against Budget Cuts – Nat’l Defense Blog (05.16.2013)

CEOs Talk Sequestration Challenges – Defense News (05.16.2013)

C-27J Reemerges Despite AF’s Boneyard Plans – DoD Buzz (05.16.2013)

Air Force Commandos Will Have Fewer Aircraft, More Firepower – Nat’l Defense Blog (05.15.2013)

Lockheed CEO: Despite Sequester, Future Is Bright – Nat’l Defense Blog (05.14.2013)

Marine Corps Insists on High Speed ACV – DoD Buzz (05.14.2013)

Lockheed Names NewF-16/F-22 Program Head – Defense News (05.13.2013)

Virginia Defense & Installation News

Army selective about visitors after dusk at Fort Monroe – Daily Press (05.20.2013)

VB-based SEAL killed in Ft. Knox accident – Associated Press (05.17.2013)

Navy launches unmanned aircraft from carrier – WAVY (05.14.2013)

Veterans & Military Families

Suffolk veterans may get break on property taxes – Virginian-Pilot (05.19.2013)

Veterans Using GI Bill Benefits to Return to Campus in Record Numbers – ADC (05.19.2013)

Navy Donates Wheelchairs to Vets Visiting Memorial – Navy News (05.17.2013)

World War II Vet Presented Overdue Medal – Army News (05.16.2013)

Coast Guardsmen Fly-Fish for Disabled Vets – U.S. Coast Guard (05.16.2013)

ADC, Walmart Collaboration to Create ‘Landing Space’ for Transitioning Service Members – ADC (05.16.2013)

VA says more than 10,000 disability claims workers must put in overtime – Washington Post (05.15.2013)

2013 Heroes at Home Military Spouse of the Year awarded – Norfolk Navy Flagship (05.15.2013)

Supporting Veterans Isn’t Just about Employment – ADC (05.13.2013)

Technology, Cyber & Energy

Military ‘Enlisting the Sun’ to Improve Energy Security, Reduce Reliance on Fossil Fuels – ADC (05.19.2013)

Navy Seeks To Map the Mind – Defense News (05.17.2013)

Aegis BMD System Intercepts Mock Warhead – DoD Buzz (05.17.2013)

X-47 Unmanned Aircraft Makes Successful Launch – Defense News (05.14.2013)

Other State Highlights

Mississippi setting aside $2 million to combat military base closures – Sun Herald (05.18.2013)

Washington State DNR, Navy Partners to Buffer Hood Canal Operations – Homeport Northwest (05.15.2013)

Pace of departures Quickens at Ft. Benning – ADC (05.15.2103)

Miscellaneous & Announcements

Navy Freezes Funding for Challenge Coins – DoD Buzz (05.20.2013)

Pocket knife from bin Laden raid sells for $35,400 – Virginian-Pilot (05.18.2013)

SEALs to Undergo ‘Evolution in Reverse’ as They Return to Maritime Operations – Nat’l Defense Blog (05.15.2013)

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Discussion

One thought on “05.13 – 20.2013 Virginia Military Media

  1. Thanks for providing these superb subject material.

    Posted by Terence | 20 May, 2013, 21:45

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