Skip to main content
  1. Life
  2. Neighborhoods
  3. Community Issues

U.S. warships ready if terrorists strike Winter Olympics

See also

Rear Admiral John F. Kirby released a statement yesterday that has some Olympians and fans a bit on edge. United States Navy warships will be on standby if needed to evacuate people in the event of a terrorist attack at the games in Sochi, Russia.

In part, the release from Rear Adm. Kirby:

The United States has offered its full support to the Russian government as it conducts security preparations for the Winter Olympics.

To that end, U.S. commanders in the region are conducting prudent planning and preparations should that support be required.

Air and naval assets, to include two Navy ships in the Black Sea, will be available if requested for all manner of contingencies in support of -- and in consultation with -- the Russian government.

The names of the U.S. aircraft ships and transport ships were not named.

Media sources indicate the U.S. government also has other aircraft “contracted by the State Department” available should it be necessary.

Former NSA and CIA director Michael Hayden made every effort to indicate that he trusts “Russia’s ability to provide security.”

International authorities seem to think there is a "clear and present danger" from what they are calling a Black Widow; a young Muslim woman believe to be on a suicide mission to avenge the death of a loved one. Those same authorities also believe she is not working alone.

Local hotels and vendors are on high-alert for this woman.

The National Military Examiner publishes military-related content on this site and more here on Facebook. Please email me at if you find errors with content information or spelling.

Thanks for reading and thanks for supporting the troops.



  • Dead babies found
    Seven dead babies were found in Utah resident Megan Huntsman's old home
    Shocking Discovery
  • Kendall Jenner
    Get the Coachella looks: Kendall Jenner’s nose ring, green hair and edgy nails
    Coachella Look
  • Dog's Easter basket
    How to fill your dog’s Easter basket with the perfect toys
    Easter Basket
  • Rabbit owners
    Bringing home the bunny: Important information for rabbit owners
    7 Photos
  • Haunted island
    The world’s most haunted island may soon be the most haunted luxury resort
    Haunted Resort
  • Sunken ferry
    Search continues for missing passengers after a ferry sinks off the South Korean coast
    Sunken Ferry

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about and apply today!