More Navy Articles

  • Hagel says nuclear operation has drifted

    KINGS BAY, Georgia (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told naval submariners on Wednesday that the U.S. has let its focus on the military's nuclear responsibilities drift a bit, but two reviews are wrapping up and he will be looking at recommendations to strengthen the health of the force....

  • Navy has its first female four-star admiral

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy has its first female four-star admiral. She is Michelle Janine Howard, promoted on Tuesday to the service's highest rank. The ceremony was held at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at the Arlington National Cemetery, near the Pentagon. She will...

  • Stealthy warship Zumwalt is soon getting jet fuel

    BATH, Maine (AP) — Bath Iron Works is getting ready to bring fuel aboard the Navy's biggest destroyer in preparation for firing up some of the world's largest marine turbines this summer. Shipbuilders will be working methodically in the coming weeks to bring JP-5 military-grade jet fuel...

  • Navy asbestos case remanded for insufficient evidence on warning specifications

    CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A Chicago federal judge has remanded an asbestos case brought by a former Navy serviceman on the grounds that a valve manufacturer failed to provided sufficient evidence showing the Navy made specific requirements regarding warnings. Judge Harry D. Leinenweber...

  • Remand for Navy asbestos case denied based on federal contractor defense

    CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – An Illinois federal court denied a former U.S. Navy serviceman’s motion to remand based on sufficient evidence supporting the defendant’s federal contactor defense. Judge Sara L. Ellis delivered the opinion on April 28 in favor of defendant Crane Co., making it...

  • How Obama is keeping a Benghazi suspect from hearing his Miranda rights

    After capturing the alleged mastermind behind the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, U.S. authorities are treating him as an enemy combatant who should be interrogated to prevent another attack.

  • Mission incomprehensible: Obama's vision for military blunts its warfighting skills

    “What's the point of having this superb military that you're always talking about if we can't use it?” – Madeline Albright, 1993, as she argued for sending U.S. troops to Bosnia There's an undertone to Albright's quip, one that suggests a sharp distinction between how progressives and...

  • Guess where $3 million worth of boats meant for Afghanistan are 'anchored'

    Watching money float away is something the U.S. military is familiar with — but here's a case where the money seems to be "anchored" in place, gathering dust on shore. Eight boats worth $3 million meant for use in Afghanistan have gone nowhere: They're currently sitting in a U.S. Navy...



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