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USS Antietam sailors’ advancement exams that had gone missing while en route to a Florida grading center were found Friday in western Tokyo, the Navy said. Navy Fleet Mail Center Yokohama sent sailors to Yokota
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A strong U.S. naval force is vital in keeping Europe secure as Russia grows more active in waters throughout the theater, the Navy’s top officer said Tuesday. A resurgent Russia is “challenging a lot of
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The command of the USS Antietam is searching for crew members’ advancement exams that were apparently lost in the mail on their way to a Florida processing center. On Wednesday, Capt. George Kessler, the commander
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The Navy burned through more than $1.5 billion in the past decade supporting attack submarines sitting idle awaiting maintenance at overwhelmed and understaffed shipyards, a federal audit found. Since 2008, attack submarines have incurred 10,363
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If Hezbollah agents abducted a CIA station chief today, tortured and held that person in captivity, and eventually neglected her or him so egregiously that she or he perished, it would trigger an international crisis.
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Navy ships arrived at Brunei’s Muara Naval Base this week for the next leg of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training, which will include operations in the hotly contested South China Sea. The 24th annual CARAT
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People who think the Navy may have gone soft on new recruits can see the tough training that goes on at a modern boot camp via a new documentary. “Boot Camp: Making a Sailor” is
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Video evidence has surfaced that may paint a different picture of the ISIS fighter allegedly killed by a Navy SEAL last year. Navy SEAL Chief Edward “Eddie” Gallagher, 39, allegedly executed a wounded ISIS fighter
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A federal judge has ruled that veterans can sue the VA over service-related mental health conditions. U.S. District Judge Charles Haight Jr. of New Haven, Conn. Ruled in favor of a class-action lawsuit involving thousands
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A pair of American aircraft carriers have been in the Philippine Sea honing their ability to fight as one massive sea force. Strike groups from the Yokosuka-based USS Ronald Reagan and the Washington-based USS John
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A USS Ronald Reagan aviation ordnanceman has been sentenced to two years in prison after being accused of sexually assaulting a fellow sailor, lying to Naval Criminal Investigative Services and strangling a civilian woman. Petty
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The family of former Navy SEAL Glen Doherty is calling on Congress to pass legislation honoring each of the Americans who died in the Benghazi attack. Doherty, a Winchester native, was one of four killed
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New evidence has been exposed in the case of the U.S. Navy SEAL accused of stabbing an ISIS prisoner to death. Navy SEAL Chief Edward “Eddie” Gallagher, 39, appeared before Navy Judge Advocate Capt. Arthur
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Naval Special Warfare plans to triple the amount of small-unit intermediate and advanced training conducted by SEALs and other special operations forces on nonfederal lands in Hawaii, with overall training expanding from Oahu and Hawaii
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On Nov. 13, 1942, one family lost five sons who were serving in the U.S. Navy. Three Sullivan brothers, Joseph, Madison and Albert marched into the Des Moines Naval Recruiting Station to sign up on
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The U.S. Navy has charged four service members for the 2017 killing of Green Beret Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar. Felony murder charges against two Navy SEALs and two Marine Raiders were announced Thursday, in addition
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A former U.S. Navy captain who headed the U.S. Pacific Fleet’s public affairs has pleaded guilty, and a former Master Chief Petty Officer has been sentenced on corruption charges, for their involvement in the “Fat
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Actor Tom Cruise is holding up production of the new Top Gun sequel, “Top Gun: Maverick,” because he insists that he be the one who flies the F/A 18 fighter jet in the film. Cruise,
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Texas Rep.-elect and Navy SEAL Dan Crenshaw made an appearance on “Saturday Night Live” over the weekend, getting the opportunity to make some jokes after comedian Pete Davidson mocked his eye patch in a skit
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Two Navy aviators are safe after ejecting from an F/A-18 Super Hornet that “experienced a mechanical issue” over the Philippine Sea on Monday morning, a Navy statement said. The Carrier Air Wing 5 aviators were
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ESPN reporter Marty Smith went aboard the USS Carl Vinson for a special Veterans Day video to explore what teamwork is all about in a military setting. “I’ve had experiences in this job beyond my
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“Hunter Killer” was recently released nationwide and showcases for the first time ever a U.S. Navy Virginia-class submarine on the big screen, as well as portrays the Navy’s “Silent Service” – the submarine force –
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The first prototype of the Navy’s submarine-hunting catamaran-style drone ship is undergoing testing out of Pearl Harbor this month. The Sea Hunter — a Medium Displacement Unmanned Surface Vehicle, as it is formally classified —
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The U.S. Navy has completed its investigation into the death of Army Green Beret Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar, who was reportedly strangled and killed last June by two Navy SEALs who were allegedly trying to
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Additional details released this week about a drug ring run by USS Ronald Reagan sailors revealed that the number of servicemembers involved totals 15. Stars and Stripes reported Tuesday that two Ronald Reagan sailors face
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A close encounter took place between a U.S. Navy aircraft and a Russian aircraft over the Black Sea on Monday morning, when the Russian jet intercepted the U.S. Navy aircraft in international airspace for about
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July 31, 2018 The Weekly Wire Rundown is a weekly video blog from the Office of the Chief of Naval Personnel, highlighting the top stories affecting Sailors and their families. The video compliments the print
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