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Navy's new stealth destroyer on its way to Baltimore to be commissioned
A stealthy new Navy destroyer left a shipyard in Maine this week and is on its way to Baltimore where it will be commissioned as the USS Zumwalt as part of the city's fleet week celebrations. The Navy calls the unusual looking ship — it is all angles to minimize its visibility to enemy radar —...
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Sailor 'sits with' Kaepernik during morning colors

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Off N.C. coast, WWII battlefield, largest in history. combed for clues
For decades, the dead lay silently, undisturbed and resting on the cold, dark ocean floor.          
4078 points by Arizona Republic | World War II United States Submarine United States Navy Ironclad warship Atlantic Ocean War World War I
US military ship forced to change course after ‘harassment’ from Iranian vessel - report
An American patrol ship had to change course in the Persian Gulf after an Iranian military vessel came within 100 yards (90 meters) and did not respond to attempts to contact it, US defense officials told Reuters. Read Full Article at RT.com
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US Navy’s futuristic stealth warship visits 1st port
The U.S. Navy’s futuristic Zumwalt destroyer has arrived in Rhode Island for its first port visit since leaving the shipyard to join the fleet.
9 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Royal Navy Newport Rhode Island Rhode Island United States Navy Navy Destroyer Cruiser Frigate
Naval Academy to honor computer scientist Grace Hopper
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The U.S. Naval Academy will name its future cyber building after Grace Hopper, a pioneering computer scientist and U.S. Navy rear admiral, the academy's superintendent announced Thursday.
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Off N.C. coast, NOAA searches WWII battlefield, largest in history
For decades, the dead lay silently, undisturbed and resting on the cold, dark ocean floor.        
4078 points by USA Today | World War II United States Submarine United States Navy Ironclad warship Atlantic Ocean War World War I
Long after Hawaii attack, chaplain's remains identified
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) - Dubuque resident Dr. Steve Sloan never met his great-uncle Chaplain Aloysius Schmitt. But in many ways, he feels like he knew the man. Stories about Schmitt's life - and the heroism he displayed on the day of his death - were recounted at seemingly every family ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Aloysius Schmitt Loras College Dubuque Iowa World War II USS Schmitt Attack on Pearl Harbor United States Navy Year of birth missing
Naval Academy to name cyber building after Grace Hopper
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The U.S. Naval Academy will name its future cyber building after Grace Hopper, a pioneering computer scientist and U.S. Navy rear admiral. Vice Adm. Ted Carter, the superintendent, made the announcement Thursday at the academy's "Athena Conference: Heroines of the past, present and future." It's marking ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | United States Navy United States Naval Academy Computer science French Navy Maryland Woman Navy United States Marine Corps
UT chief: athletes respect U.S. flag, stand during national anthem
University of Texas System Chancellor William McRaven, a retired U.S. Navy four-star admiral, told system presidents and athletic directors that sitting during the national anthem to protest the U.S. flag is "disrespecting everyone who sacrificed to make this country what it is today—as imperfect as it might be."
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Naval Academy to name its cyber building after woman who helped shape computer age
The Naval Academy's new cybersecurity building will be named after Rear Adm. Grace Hopper, a computing pioneer who helped lay the foundations digital age through her work in the Navy during World War II. The $106 million building will be the first at any of the three military academies to be named...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Computer Harvard Mark I Computer security Grace Hopper Vassar College World War II United States Navy Information security
Philippines positions naval blockade against Abu Sayyaf
Amy R. ConnollyZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- The Philippine navy deployed its newest ship to establish a blockade around the island province of Sulu to prevent the Abu Sayyaf group from fleeing.
113 points by UPI | Philippines Mindanao United Press International International News Service News World Communications William Randolph Hearst Provinces of the Philippines United States Navy
From loss, family of Valerie Cappelaere Delaney works to help women fly
The first wings arrived the night before Valerie Cappelaere Delaney's funeral, gold pins spaced with military precision along the length of dark-green parachute straps.The pins, hundreds of them, were sent by other female naval aviators — junior officers to admirals — as a sign of respect for the...
562 points by Baltimore Sun | United States Navy Pilot certification in the United States Aviator Pilot licensing and certification United States Naval Academy Private Pilot License EA-6B Prowler United States Marine Corps
New law allows female WWII pilot to be inurned at Arlington
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — It took an act of Congress, but World War II pilot Elaine Harmon is finally being laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | World War II Arlington National Cemetery United States Department of Veterans Affairs World War I United States Capitol Memorial Day United States Navy Fighter aircraft
Russian fighter jet flies within 10 feet of Navy aircraft
WASHINGTON — A Russian fighter jet flew within 10 feet of a U.S. Navy surveillance aircraft, in what American officials called an unsafe intercept over the Black Sea, the Pentagon said Wednesday.Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, says the Russian SU-27 Flanker fighter made the unsafe maneuver Wednesday near a U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft that was conducting routine operations in international airspace.
-1 points by Boston Herald | Russia World War II Aircraft Russian Air Force United States Navy Baltic Sea United States Department of Defense Fighter aircraft
Russian fighters buzz U.S. planes again
WASHINGTON — A Russian fighter jet buzzed a U.S. Navy surveillance plane over the Black Sea on Tuesday, the latest provocative act by the Russian military in Europe.         
-1 points by Arizona Republic | Surveillance aircraft Russia United States Navy World War II P-8 Poseidon P-3 Orion Europe C-40 Clipper
Russian jet flies within 10 feet of US aircraft
A Russian fighter jet made an "unsafe close-range intercept" of a US aircraft over the Black Sea Wednesday, coming within 10 feet of the American plane.
5626 points by CNN | Russia Ukraine Crimea Black Sea Baltic Sea Russian Navy World War II United States Navy
Russian fighters buzz U.S. planes again in Black Sea
WASHINGTON — A Russian fighter jet buzzed a U.S. Navy surveillance plane over the Black Sea on Tuesday, the latest provocative act by the Ru...       
417 points by USA Today | Surveillance aircraft Russia United States Navy World War II P-8 Poseidon P-3 Orion Europe C-40 Clipper
Robert R. ‘Bob’ Timberg, Sun reporter and Marine veteran who wrote about Vietnam War, dies
Robert R. "Bob" Timberg, a former Evening Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter and Marine Corps veteran whose 1995 book "The Nightingale's Song" about five Naval Academy graduates who served in the Vietnam War earned him wide acclaim, died Tuesday from respiratory failure at Anne Arundel Medical Center....
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | United States Naval Academy United States Marine Corps The Wire United States Navy Edmund Duffy Lieutenant Vietnam War Broadsheet
Reynaldo B. Dimapilis, 86, retired Navy veteran and 'outstanding' parent of the year

-1 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | United States Navy Philadelphia Experiment Chief Petty Officer Family Philippines Non-commissioned officer Achievement Medal Senior Chief Petty Officer
‘Machine’s’ latest loss
President Trump’s second pick for National Security Adviser, to replace the ousted Michael Flynn, who lasted less than a month, has now also turned down the job.Robert S. Harward, a retired vice admiral and former Navy SEAL, issued a statement explaining, “This job requires 24 hours a day, seven days a week focus and commitment to do it right. I currently could not make that commitment.”Harward is currently a top executive at Lockheed.
-2 points by Boston Herald | United States Navy United States National Security Council National security President of the United States White House Security Canada Franklin D. Roosevelt
U.S. deploys carrier to contentious South China Sea
U.S. sends aircraft carrier despite Beijing’s warnings not to challenge its sovereignty in the resource-rich sea.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | South China Sea Diplomacy United States South China Sea Islands United States Navy Spratly Islands Republic of China P-3 Orion
U.S. carrier group patrols in South China Sea: U.S. navy
(Reuters) - A United States aircraft carrier strike group has begun patrols in the South China Sea, the U.S. navy said on Saturday, amid renewed tension over the disputed waterway.
638 points by Reuters | United States United States Navy South China Sea Reuters Aircraft carrier Thomson Reuters Navy Nimitz class aircraft carrier
China wraps up exercise with three warships in South China Sea
BEIJING (Reuters) - Three Chinese warships on Friday wrapped up a week of scheduled training exercises in the South China Sea, state media said, shortly after China's sole aircraft carrier tested its weapons in the disputed region.
121 points by Reuters | News agency United States Reuters South China Sea Xinhua News Agency United States Navy Thomson Reuters Multilingual news services
Vice admiral turns down offer to be Trump's national security adviser
Vice Admiral Robert Harward has turned down an offer to be President Donald Trump's new national security adviser, the latest blow to a new administration struggling to find its footing. Harward told The Associated Press that the Trump administration was "very accommodating to my needs, both professionally...
-2 points by Chicago Tribune | George W. Bush United States National Security Council United States Navy F-35 Lightning II United Arab Emirates National security George H. W. Bush President of the United States
Charged: Navy commander in bribery scandal
The Justice Department announced Thursday that it was charging a Navy commander in a bribery scandal that has engulfed 17 Navy personnel, including a one-star Navy admiral.
255 points by CNN | English-language films Pleading Admiral Navy Cause of action United States Navy Royal Navy Organized crime
Harward turns Trump down for national security adviser job
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice Admiral Robert Harward has turned down an offer to be President Donald Trump's new national security adviser, the latest blow to a new administration struggling to find its footing. Harward told The Associated Press that the Trump administration was "very accommodating to my needs, both professionally ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | George W. Bush United States National Security Council F-35 Lightning II United States Navy United Arab Emirates National security George H. W. Bush President of the United States
Reports: Trump's pick to replace Flynn turns down offer
Robert Harward, a former Navy SEAL, was concerned about his freedom to choose his own staff, media reports say.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | United States Navy SEALs Franklin D. Roosevelt Financial Times President of the United States United States National Security Council United Kingdom United States Navy United States Naval Special Warfare Command
BAE to modernize guided-missile cruiser USS Vicksburg
Ryan MaassFeb. 16 (UPI) -- BAE Systems received a $42.9 million contract to perform repair and modernization services for the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Vicksburg.
4 points by UPI | United States Navy Cruiser Ticonderoga class cruiser Destroyer United Press International Aircraft carrier Frigate Battleship
Boeing contracted for P-8A research and sustainment
Ryan MaassFeb. 16 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy awarded Boeing a $68.6 million task order to conduct research, development, integration and testing to support the P-8A Poseidon aircraft.
1 points by UPI | United States Navy World War II United Press International Armed forces Naval Air Systems Command Royal Navy P-3 Orion P-8 Poseidon
Letter: Nothing in common
Nothing in commonIn an “apples to oranges” attempt to compare the airport chaos caused by Trump’s sudden Muslim ban to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s executive order in response to Japan’s sneak attack on Pearl Harbor, a reader accused the Monitor (Monitor letters, Feb.7) of editorial hypocri...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Franklin D. Roosevelt Attack on Pearl Harbor President of the United States World War II United States Hawaii English-language films United States Navy
Harward favored for national security adviser job, if he wants to take it
Vice Admiral would replace resigned Michael Flynn       
32 points by USA Today | United States United States Department of Defense Vice Admiral War in Afghanistan Franklin D. Roosevelt President of the United States United States Navy Washington D.C.
Harward expected to be named national security adviser
Stephen FellerFeb. 15 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump is expected to name Vice Admiral Robert Harward, a former Navy SEAL, as national security adviser, possibly by the end of the week.
13 points by UPI | George W. Bush Special Activities Division United States Navy United States George H. W. Bush United Press International Vice President of the United States United States Navy SEALs
Harward tipped for national security adviser job, if he wants to take it
Vice Admiral would replace resigned Michael Flynn       
33 points by USA Today | United States United States Department of Defense Vice Admiral War in Afghanistan Franklin D. Roosevelt President of the United States United States Navy Washington D.C.
Coast Guard tracking Russian spy ship near U.S. Navy submarine base in Connecticut
GROTON, Conn. — Officials are tracking a Russian spy ship that cruised up the East Coast to within 30 miles of the U.S. Naval Submarine Base in Groton Wednesday in what some lawmakers called another aggressive action from Russian President Vladimir Putin.“A Russian spy ship patrolling 30 miles from the Groton sub base underscores that the threats posed by a resurgent Russia are real,” U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-Conn., said in a written statement.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Vladimir Putin Russia United States Navy United States Coast Guard Hartford Connecticut Submarine The Hartford Courant Naval Submarine Base New London
Reuters sources: Trump offers national security adviser job to Vice Admiral Harward
The Trump administration has offered the job of White House national security adviser, vacated by former U.S. intelligence official Michael Flynn, to Vice Admiral Robert Harward, said two U.S. officials familiar with the matter today.
1716 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | United States Navy United States Navy SEALs War in Afghanistan Central Intelligence Agency United States Naval Special Warfare Command Franklin D. Roosevelt Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Admiral
Russian planes buzzed U.S. warship in Black Sea, defense official says
Ed AdamczykFeb. 15 (UPI) -- Russian aircraft flew close to a U.S. warship in the Black Sea last week, a U.S. defense official said, a charge the Russian military denied.
441 points by UPI | United States Department of Defense Fighter aircraft Russia Aircraft Caspian Sea Arleigh Burke class destroyer United States Navy The Pentagon
China warns U.S. against fresh naval patrols in South China Sea
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday warned Washington against challenging its sovereignty, responding to reports the United States was planning fresh naval patrols in the disputed South China Sea.
1200 points by Reuters | South China Sea Southeast Asia Spratly Islands Pacific Ocean United States Navy Reuters United States Thomson Reuters
Boeing contracted for Harpoon, SLAM-ER spares
Ryan MaassFeb. 14 (UPI) -- Boeing has received a $12.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy to produce Harpoon and Stand-Off Land Attack Missile-Expanded Response missile spares.
1 points by UPI | United States Navy United Press International Saudi Arabia Gulf War Submarine Navy United States Naval Air Systems Command
Harward emerges as front-runner to replace Flynn following talks
He's a former deputy commander of the U.S. Central Command
869 points by The Washington Post | President of the United States George W. Bush United States Navy United States Department of Defense Bill Clinton Franklin D. Roosevelt United States George H. W. Bush
Capt. John S. 'Jack' Slaughter, Naval Academy graduate in 1937, dies
Capt. John S. "Jack" Slaughter, a retired career naval officer who at his death was the last surviving member of the Naval Academy Class of 1937, died Feb.1 at Roland Park Place of complications from a fall. He was 103. The son of John James Slaughter, a co-owner of the Oklahoma Rig and Supply...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | United States Navy United States Naval Academy John F. Kennedy assassination John F. Kennedy Attack on Pearl Harbor Navy USS Constitution Pearl Harbor
Two-thirds of US Navy strike fighter can’t fly – report
Nearly two-thirds of the US Navy’s F/A 18 strike fighters cannot fly, “most because there isn’t enough money to fix them,” Defense News reported, adding the fleet has been grounded because jets undergoing planned maintenance are awaiting spare parts. Read Full Article at RT.com
3267 points by Russia Today | United States Department of Defense Chief of Naval Operations United States Navy United States Air Force Navy Research fellow Military Armed forces
Two-thirds of US Navy's fighters can't fly
Nearly two-thirds of the US Navy's F/A 18 strike fighter jets are currently unable to fly, grounded due to repair delays or because they are awaiting spare parts.
8050 points by CNN | Ronald Reagan Barack Obama United States Navy F-35 Lightning II President of the United States Aircraft carrier Navy Armed forces
U.S., Chinese planes have 'unsafe' encounter in South China Sea
Andrew V. PestanoFeb. 10 (UPI) -- U.S. officials said U.S. Navy and Chinese aircraft had an "unsafe" close encounter in the South China Sea after flying within 1,000 feet of each other.
66 points by UPI | P-3 Orion Pacific Ocean United States Navy South China Sea People's Liberation Army People's Republic of China United States United States Pacific Fleet
Trump attacks McCain over criticism of outcome of Yemen raid
With soldier's death, "I don't believe you can call it a success,” McCain said.       
15626 points by USA Today | United States Navy John McCain United States Senate Committee on Armed Services Prisoner of war White House Press Secretary Faith of My Fathers Early life and military career of John McCain John Kerry
Trump: Senator 'misrepresents' what Supreme Court nominee said
Sessions will face a tough job as attorney general - and Trump isn't making it any easier Feb. 9, 2017, 7:11 a.m. This is a look at President Trump's administration and the rest of Washington: Jeff Sessions will face multiple challenges as attorney general, including his boss. Confirmation hearing...
51 points by Los Angeles Times | President of the United States United States Supreme Court of the United States Judge Democratic Party George W. Bush Richard Nixon United States Navy
Trump Thursday Twitter: Attacking McCain, Blumenthal
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump attacked two senators on Twitter Thursday who irritated him, Sen. John McCain R-Ariz., and Sen. Richard Blumenthal D-Ct., as well as CNN host Chris Cuomo. Backstories: Trump’s five early morning posts deal with two topics in the news: a U.S. military raid in Yemen, where a Navy SEAL from Peoria […]
61 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Supreme Court of the United States United States Senate Republican Party Democratic Party John McCain United States presidential election 2008 United States Navy George W. Bush
Reports: Yemen says it must approve U.S. ground raids
Reuters reported Wednesday that the Yemeni government has not withdrawn permission for the U.S. to carry out special operations ground missi...       
70 points by USA Today | United States United States Navy United States Navy SEALs Special Activities Division American Civil War Middle East World War II Saudi Arabia
Trump launched Yemen raid after being told Obama wouldn't have
Planning for the mission, which resulted in the death of Navy SEAL William Owens, stretched from last year.
71128 points by Daily News | United States Navy United States Navy SEALs United States United States Department of Defense Special Activities Division White House Press Secretary President of the United States Joint Chiefs of Staff
Chinese coast guard involved in most South China Sea clashes: research
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Increasingly assertive action by China's coast guard ships in the South China Sea risks destabilizing the region, according to the authors of new research tracking maritime law enforcement incidents across the vital trade route.
403 points by Reuters | South China Sea Ship United States Navy Thomson Reuters Reuters United States Coast Guard Navy Canadian Coast Guard