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  • The Maine Thing
    The Maine Thing
    On February 18, 1898 the American battleship, USS Maine exploded in the harbor of Havana Cuba and catapulted the United States onto the world stage. Tensions between the US and Spain had been on the rise as the people of Cuba were fighting Spain...
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    Navy begins building Kennedy aircraft carrier
    The U.S. Navy formally began construction of its second Ford-class aircraft carrier during an Aug. 22 ceremony at a Huntington Ingalls Industries shipyard in Newport News, Va.The ceremony, a recording of which can be viewed here, included moving...
  • Through Waters Deep by Sarah Sundin
    Sarah Sundin Launches New World War II Series Rich in Historical Detail
    With the first book in her new Waves of Freedom series, Through Waters Deep (Revell/August 4, 2015/ISBN: 978-0800723422 /$14.99), Sarah Sundin transports readers back to the 1940s — a fascinating time when ordinary men learned they could do...
  • Navy officer and murdered Marine reportedly returned fire in Chattanooga
    Navy officer and murdered Marine reportedly returned fire in Chattanooga
    According to multiple military officials familiar with internal reporting on the tragedy, the Navy Times confirmed on Tuesday that aNavy officer and a Marine fired their sidearms hoping to kill or subdue the gunman who murdered five service...
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    Chattanooga: Naval officer, Marine may have fought back with illegal weapons
    In what may be one of the strangest twists in the apparent Islamic jihadist attack on a US Armed Forces Recruiting Center and also a joint US Navy/US Marine Corps Reserve Center, the Pentagon may be caught in quite a legal quandary. As reported by...
  • Memorial
    Report: Navy officer, Marine fought Chattanooga gunman
    On Tuesday, the Navy Times reported that a Navy officer and a U.S. Marine fought the gunman who shot and killed four Marines and a sailor last week in Chattanooga, Tennessee. According to "multiple military officials familiar with internal...
  • Fifth victim in Chattanooga attack dies
    Fifth victim in Chattanooga attack dies
    A U.S. Navy official said on Saturday that a sailor who was shot during the attack on at military support center in Chattanooga, Tennessee two days ago has died. The Navy Petty Officer is the fifth victim of the shooting attacks. The sailor's...
  • Cincinnati Bearcats
    AAC Preview: Now with conference title game, a score shall be settled
    The 2015 season is a season a firsts for the American Athletic Conference. Navy will enter a conference for the first time in it’s 135-year history. Because of that, the American will have conference title game.Gone are the days of sharing...
  • Jim Webb announces candidacy; would not have invaded Iraq
    Jim Webb announces candidacy; would not have invaded Iraq
    Accomplished author and former Virginia Senator Jim Webb, (D), posted a 2,000 word email and announced his candidacy for President with a hailstorm of criticism of the policies that led to America's invasion of Iraq and use of military force...
  • Aircraft retirement
    Navy retires Prowler electronic-warfare jet
    The U.S. Navy has retired its aging fleet of EA-6B Prowler electronic-attack aircraft, the service announced June 30.The Navy commemorated the retirement with a “sunset ceremony” that included the last EA-6B flying off from its home...
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    Their Names Don’t Belong on The Wall
    A group of misguided former sailors is trying to get Congress to authorize adding the names of 74 sailors to The Vietnam Veterans Memorial even though those sailors did not earn the right to have their names engraved on The Wall.The death of the...
  • Submarine development
    Navy’s new nuclear-armed sub ‘on track’
    The U.S. Navy is pleased with the progress it is making to develop a replacement for its aging fleet of nuclear-armed submarines, a service official said May 29.“The bottom line is the design is going well, it’s on track,” said...
  • Plane crash
    Navy training jet crashes in California
    A U.S. Navy T-45C Goshawk training jet ran off the end of a runway in southwestern California and splashed into San Diego Bay May 22, the Navy announced.The pilot, who safely ejected from the aircraft and was rescued from the bay, was evaluated at...
  • Radar review
    New Navy radar passes key design review
    The U.S. Navy’s future ship-based Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) has successfully completed its critical design review, prime contractor Raytheon announced May 12.“The outcome confirms Raytheon's design and technologies as...
  • 2015 NFL Draft: Patriots draft Shaq Mason in 4th; select LS Joe Cardona in 5th
    2015 NFL Draft: Patriots draft Shaq Mason in 4th; select LS Joe Cardona in 5th
    There is a new Shaq Diesel in town, but this one will wear a New England Patriots uniform. On Saturday, the Patriots continued to fill needs on the offensive line by selecting Georgia Tech offensive lineman Shaq Mason with their second fourth...
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