Zachary M. Peterson

Zachary M. Peterson was managing editor of Inside the Navy until July 2010.

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Daily News | April 16, 2008

Congress needs to provide the remaining $108.1 billion requested in this fiscal year's emergency supplemental war funding bill before Memorial Day to avoid furlough notice warnings, White House budget chief Jim Nussle told a Senate panel this afternoon.

Daily News | April 15, 2008

The final vessel of the Navy's Wasp-class amphibious assault ships will not be delivered this year as originally scheduled, which could potentially have an impact on the readiness of the fleet, according to the shipbuilder and the sea service.

Daily News | March 25, 2008

Amid mounting pressure from the two House defense committees to invest shipbuilding funds in other hulls rather than building additional DDG-1000 ships, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead told reporters this morning funds pegged for DDG-1000 should not be used to build other ships.

Daily News | March 20, 2008

Outgoing U.S. Central Command chief Adm. William Fallon told a friendly audience Wednesday evening that his retirement at the end of the month was aimed at ending an "intolerable" perception that his views of the Middle East do not mesh with President Bush's perspective.

Daily News | March 5, 2008

A contract award for the Navy's unmanned surveillance aircraft was delayed once again, when an important meeting scheduled for today was rescheduled for mid-April.

Daily News | December 15, 2006

The Army and Marine Corps today unveiled the first updated counterinsurgency field manual in two decades.

Daily News | December 7, 2006

The Missile Defense Agency and the Navy were unable to complete the latest test of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System today because of an incorrect system setting aboard the Aegis-class cruiser Lake Erie (CG-70), according to an MDA statement.

Daily News | August 22, 2006

President Bush has authorized the Marine Corps to involuntarily activate thousands of Marines to address a shortage of volunteers for missions in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere.

Daily News | August 17, 2006

The Pentagon has directed U.S. European Command to take the lead for U.S. military support in the vicinity of Lebanon and the eastern Mediterranean Sea beginning Aug. 23, a senior military official announced today.

Daily News | March 27, 2006

Due to technical concerns, the Coast Guard has delayed the critical design review for its Fast Response Cutter (FRC), which was originally scheduled for early this year, according to a Coast Guard spokeswoman.

Daily News | February 6, 2006

The Pentagon's fiscal year 2007 budget request seeks $127.3 billion for the Navy Department, including $16.8 billion for the Marine Corps, according to budget documents released today.

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