More Navy Articles

  • Navy secretary: Cost for newest ship will decline

    ABOARD USS INDEPENDENCE (AP) — Operating costs for the U.S. Navy's newest ships will decline and "become more normal" over time, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said Thursday. The Navy designed littoral combat ships to have smaller crews and lower costs than other vessels, but a Government...

  • 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...

  • 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...



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