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    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Iranian navy boarded and briefly seized a Liberian-flagged oil tanker near the strategic Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between Tehran and the U.S., a U.S. military official said Thursday. The U.S. military’s Central Command published a black-and-white video showing what appeared to be special forces fast-roping down...
    By JON GAMBRELL, Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Iranian navy boarded and briefly seized a Liberian-flagged oil tanker near the strategic Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between Tehran and the U.S., a U.S. military official said Thursday. The U.S. military's Central Command published a black-and-white video showing what appeared to...
    POMONA (CBSLA) — Peter Smith Padilla, a fun-loving sailor, had already served six years in the U.S. Navy and had just reenlisted to serve at least another five. Sailor Peter Smith Padilla died Sunday after being struck by a Metro Los Angeles bus. (Credit: Family photo/GoFundMe) “I was proud,” Juan Padilla, the 26-year-old’s father, said....
    Officials have found the remains of the seven marines and one sailor who went missing after their tank sunk during a routine training exercise off the coast of San Clemente Island. The group had been participating in the July 30 exercise off the Californian coast when their amphibious assault vehicle bagan to take in water...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – The US Navy SEALs are severing ties with a National Navy SEAL Museum in Delray Beach, a nonprofit organization not overseen by the military after videos surfaced of dogs attacking a man wearing a Colin Kaepernick jersey during a demonstration. “Each and every one of us serves to protect our fellow Americans...
    Simulated attacks on a U.S. aircraft carrier replica by the Iranian military ostensibly to intimidate the United States backfired instead and left Iran in an embarrassing situation. Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard ran the war games on a replica in the the Strait of Hormuz, a key waterway connecting the Persian Gulf...
    KINGSVILLE, Texas -- The U.S. Navy's first Black female Tactical Aircraft pilot has received her "Wings of Gold," a significant achievement for Naval Aviation.The Navy shared congratulations in a tweet for Lt. j.g. Madeline "Maddy" Swegle, who received the distinction during a ceremony in Kingsville, Texas, on Friday. Congrats to our newest TACAIR jet naval...
    The Navy has denied that its employees or equipment were used during a K9 demonstration where dogs attacked a target wearing a Colin Kaepernick jersey. Screenshot Twitter The National Navy SEAL Museum hosted an event last year where two military dogs were ordered to attack a man dressed as Colin Kaepernick during a...
    The seek for eight lacking US navy service members off the California coast was referred to as off after a 40-hour operation — with all now presumed lifeless, authorities introduced Sunday. The seven Marines and one Navy sailor went lacking Thursday when an amphibious assault car sank in a whole bunch of toes of...
    (CNN)The US Navy's first Black female tactical aircraft pilot, Lt. j.g. Madeline Swegle, received her "wings of gold" on Friday, marking a historic milestone for naval aviation.Swegle was named a naval aviator and awarded her gold naval aviator wings with 25 classmates during a small ceremony at Naval Air Station Kingsville in Texas, according to...
    The U.S. Navy’s quest for 355 ships raises questions about the extent to which sheer numbers of platforms can offer new dimensions of combat power. Would a high number of warships be enough or could fewer high-tech ships controlling unmanned systems have an equivalent or even superior impact? Some have maintained that the technology...
    The US Navy mocked Iran for being 'experts' at building a target ship in an Instagram post that showed a bogus American aircraft carrier with a bullseye on it.  The Navy proclaimed in a meme, 'IRAN BUILDS TARGET SHIP', revealing an overhead view of the fake vessel sitting at a port, unprotected and vulnerable with...
    KINGSVILLE, Texas -- The U.S. Navy's first Black female Tactical Aircraft pilot will receive her wings of a gold during a ceremony in Kingsville, Texas on Friday.Lt. j.g. Madeline "Maddy" Swegle said she has dreamed of becoming a pilot ever since her parents took her to see the Blue Angels as a little girl.Now, she...
    THE US Navy’s first black female fighter pilot who made history will receive her “Wings of Gold” during a ceremony on Friday. Lieutenant jg (junior grade) Madeline Swegle was welcomed as the military branch’s first black female Tactical Aircraft pilot after completing her Tactical Air (Strike) pilot training syllabus earlier this month. 2Lieutenant jg (junior...
    A Virginia native has made history becoming the US Navy’s first black female fighter pilot. Lt. Madeline Swegle will celebrate her historic achievement on Friday when she is scheduled to receive her wings of gold, CBS News reported. Swegle in a promotional video released by the Navy said she was inspired to become a fighter...
    Replica US aircraft carrier and real US aircraft carrier. Sepahnews via AP Photo/Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jacob Estes/US Navy The US Navy mocked Iran after it fired missiles at a replica US aircraft carrier on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Navy posted a photo on its social-media account of a...
    Iran fired a missile from a military helicopter into a mock U.S. aircraft carrier in a show of belligerence. State-run news media reported about the live-fire drill on Tuesday. The ship, estimated to be about 650 feet long and 160 feet wide, was photographed being dragged out into the Strait of Hormuz on Sunday....
    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard fired a missile from a helicopter targeting a replica aircraft carrier in the strategic Strait of Hormuz on Tuesday, state television reported, an exercise aimed at threatening the U.S. amid tensions between Tehran and Washington. Iranian commandos also fast-roped down from a helicopter onto the replica in...
    In 2015 Iran dramatically attacked a fake U.S. Navy aircraft carrier in a propaganda display, and it now appears poised to pull off a sequel. The ship, which also features at least 16 mock fighter jets aboard, was captured by satellite images being towed out into the Strait of Hormuz by Maxar Technologies on...
    PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Navy’s newest large-deck amphibious assault ship has set sail from the site where it was built in Mississippi. The USS Tripoli is carrying 1,000 sailors, and it is heading to its homeport in San Diego. It was made at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula and was recently commissioned there. WLOX-TV...
    The US Army has paused streaming video games on Twitch as an outreach and recruitment tool after facing criticism for banning viewers who asked its streamers about US war crimes. The pause was first reported by esports consultant Rod “Slasher” Breslau who said the Army team was stopping streaming, social activity, and participation in the...
    Hong Kong (CNN)United States Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Tuesday that Washington is counting on Asian partners to help rein in an increasingly aggressive China, as two of the US Navy's most powerful warships conducted drills with allies in the Indian and Pacific oceans.Esper accused Beijing of bullying nations around the Pacific, depriving countries with...
    NEW DELHI - Indian navy warships have held a joint exercise with the United States navy in the Indian Ocean, according to the two countries.     The maritime drill signals growing strategic cooperation between New Delhi and Washington at a time of heightened tensions with China.      The exercises were carried out Monday near...
    NEW DELHI - Indian navy warships have held a joint exercise with the United States navy in the Indian Ocean, according to the two countries.     The maritime drill signals growing strategic cooperation between New Delhi and Washington at a time of heightened tensions with China.      The exercises were carried out Monday near...
    (CNN)The US is working to bolster Ukraine's navy, a force that was decimated by Russia's seizure of Crimea in 2014, an effort that comes as Moscow strengthens its own forces in the region in a buildup that some officials see as a threat to NATO's southeastern flank.The ramped up effort to help Ukraine includes a...
    Hong Kong (CNN)A massive blaze aboard a billion-dollar US Navy warship has been extinguished after raging for four days -- but its effect might be felt across America's Pacific Fleet for years.Navy officials said the fire aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard, an amphibious assault ship undergoing maintenance and upgrades at a port in San Diego,...
    AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Teams from the U.S. Navy have been sent to Texas as the state continues to deal with a surge in COVID-19 cases, Gov. Greg Abbott announced Sunday. The governor said the Department of Defense sent five Navy teams to locations in south and southwest Texas where support at local hospitals is...
    Governor Greg Abbott announced Sunday that five U.S. Navy teams will be deployed to South and Southwest Texas areas to aid in the state’s COVID-19 response. According to the governor’s office, beginning Sunday, July 19, one U.S. Navy Acute Care Team will provide support at the Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen and four...
    San Diego (AP) — The USS Bonhomme Richard has extensive structural, electrical and mechanical damage, a top naval chief said Friday after walking into the bowels of the charred warship that burned for more than four days off San Diego. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday pledged a thorough investigation into the Navy's worst...
    By JULIE WATSON, Associated Press San Diego (AP) — The USS Bonhomme Richard has extensive structural, electrical and mechanical damage, a top naval chief said Friday after walking into the bowels of the charred warship that burned for more than four days off San Diego. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday pledged a thorough...
    San Diego (AP) — The USS Bonhomme Richard has extensive structural, electrical and mechanical damage, a top naval chief said Friday after walking into the bowels of the charred warship that burned for more than four days off San Diego. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday pledged a thorough investigation into the Navy’s worst...
    IT’S getting harder to recall what normality feels like — but Boris Johnson now dares us to dream that it might be reality again by Christmas. For many it will be too late. 3Our town and city centres may never recover if we are too cautious to come out of lockdownCredit: PA:Press Association Our shattered...
    The US Navy all over again has two carrier strike teams conducting dual carrier functions in the South China Sea. For the second time in two months, the Nimitz and Ronald Reagan provider strike groups are schooling collectively in the strategic waterway. The exercises, which the Navy claims are unrelated to recent activities, occur...
    A US Navy officer stationed in Virginia was charged with feeding classified information to a Russian national.  Authorities did not disclose the specific content leaked, but Chief Petty Officer Charles T. Briggs faces a slew of charges as a result. Briggs, an information and technology officer at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, will be arraigned next Wednesday at...
    The US Navy has launched an investigation into a massive blaze aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard that took four days to put out. The fire aboard the $760m US aircraft carrier injured at least 40 sailors and 23 civilians. It is not yet known whether the ship can survive the damage caused by the...
    Hong Kong (CNN)Two US Navy aircraft carriers have resumed rare dual exercises in the South China Sea, the second time this month the massive warships have teamed up in the contested waters.The USS Ronald and USS Nimitz carrier strikes groups, comprising more than 12,000 US military personnel among the two aircraft carriers and their escorting...
    The US Navy has been tough China in the South China Sea by using patrols by disputed islands and existence missions. In addition to sailing destroyers, plane carriers, and other warships into the spot, the Navy has also been creating South China Sea memes on its Instagram webpage. These memes have celebrated US armed...
    As the coronavirus still looms over the US, everyone is looking to technology for help with keeping the pandemic at bay – even the Navy. The Naval COVID Rapid Response Team plans to implement a proximity tracking program to determine how effective social distancing policies are at limiting the spread of the virus. The group...
    A newspaper backed by the Chinese government is reporting that U.S. carriers in the South China Sea are “fully within the grasp of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army … which has a wide selection of anti-aircraft carrier weapons like the DF-21D and DF-26 ‘aircraft carrier missiles.’” The Chinese report comes in response to U.S. dual-carrier...
    The fire suppression system aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard was not operating and was under maintenance at the time that the ship caught fire. Rear Adm. Philip Sobeck, the commander of Expeditionary Strike Group 3, told the Hill on Monday that the Halon gas system “ was not in operation just because it was...