Category: Navy

Guantanamo prisoner, accused of being a 9/11 planner, held in isolation

Ramzi bin al Shibh, the alleged deputy plotter of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, is being held in an…

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USS Truman strike group begins Mediterranean operations

The USS Harry S. Truman carrier strike group has entered the Mediterranean Sea, less than a week after the U.S.…

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Navy to commission amphibious transport dock USS Portland on Saturday

The Navy will bolster its amphibious force by adding a new ship to its ranks over the weekend. The amphibious…

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Naples mayor: US submarine used in Syria missile attacks unwelcome in port

The mayor of Naples said a nuclear-powered submarine that took part in missile strikes against suspected Syrian chemical weapons sites…

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USNS Brunswick proves its worth during Pacific Partnership mission

A Navy high-speed, shallow-draft transport ship is proving its worth this month during disaster-response drills in Southeast Asia, said the…

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‘Significant progress’ made on 7th Fleet’s manning issues, Navy official says

The head of the Navy’s Surface Forces says the service is solving manning shortages that have plagued the 7th Fleet,…

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China has jamming equipment in the South China Sea — and the US may ‘not look kindly on it’

The US Navy's USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier has reached the Philippines, and it looks like China has jamming equipment…

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Navy launches new training and certification unit for Pacific ships

The Navy has formally launched a new unit that will oversee maintenance, training and certification for its ships in the…

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Navy lends helping hand as Hawaiian island braces for more flooding

With flash flood warnings once again issued for the Hawaiian island of Kauai, the Navy is continuing relief efforts for…

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USS Milius to boost 7th Fleet’s destroyer numbers in late May

The Navy’s Japan-based 7th Fleet will add another guided-missile destroyer to its ranks this summer. The USS Milius is scheduled…

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Guantanamo installs former Nimitz commander as 18th prison boss in stealth ceremony

Navy Rear Adm. John Ring, a former commander of the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier, became the 18th commander of Guantanamo…

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Southwest pilot, former Navy fighter pilot Tammie Jo Shults praised for calmly landing plane after engine exploded

Passengers aboard the tumultuous Southwest Airlines flight — during which one passenger was killed after nearly being ripped from the…

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FL city inspector suspended after ordering military flags removed from local business

A Florida city inspector has been suspended from her position after she ordered a local Jacksonville car dealership to remove…

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Another jury deadlocks in case of Navy commander accused of attempted rape

A jury announced Monday that it could not agree on whether a Navy commander assaulted and tried to rape a…

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Virginia Beach sailor who worked with SEAL Team 6 pleads guilty to assault, lying to NCIS

Senior Chief Eric Lamon Jordan III worked with the Navy’s elite SEAL Team 6 for more than a decade, was…

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Pilot error and aggressive maneuvers caused 2017 T-45 crash, Navy report says

A Navy investigation into last year's T-45C Goshawk crash in Tennessee that resulted in the deaths of two men was…

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USS Carl Vinson returns to San Diego after historic 3-month deployment

The USS Carl Vinson pulled into its homeport in San Diego Thursday after a historic, three-month deployment to the Western…

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Searchers find ‘great lady’ cruiser sunk by Japanese torpedoes 75 years ago

In the early morning of July 6, 1943, the USS Helena lit up the darkness as its crew unleashed the…

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‘Average day’ aboard USS Carl Vinson is anything but average

With the bone-rattling roar of a Super Hornet’s fiery red engines, three words came to mind: God bless America. Watching…

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USS Wasp trains with Japanese ship for 1st time since arriving in Japan

The USS Wasp has trained alongside a Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force vessel for the first time since arriving at its…

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