More Navy Articles

  • Examiner Editorial: Russia, China navies grow as U.S. swabbies tally traffic tickets

    It was just a few weeks ago that Russian defense minister Sergei Shoigu announced, according to The Guardian, that his country “planned to increase its military projection abroad, including in Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua.” The next day, Russia's Viktor Leonov docked in Havana. The Guardian...

  • Navy database tracks civilians' parking tickets, fender-benders, raising fears of domestic spying

    A parking ticket, traffic citation or involvement in a minor fender-bender are enough to get a person's name and other personal information logged into a massive, obscure federal database run by the U.S. military.

  • Naval Academy midshipman not guilty in sex assault

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A former U.S. Naval Academy football player was acquitted Thursday of sexually assaulting a classmate at a party, bringing to a close a case that drew wide attention at a time when the military is under scrutiny for how it deals with sexual assault. The judge overseeing the...

  • Naval Academy sex assault case wrapping up

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman at the center of a sexual assault case against a former Naval Academy football player asked a second player for sex on the night when she was allegedly assaulted, and she didn't care that he didn't have a condom, that player testified Wednesday. Eric Graham made...

  • Naval Academy sexual assault case enters Day 2

    A woman at the center of a sexual assault case involving a former U.S. Naval Academy football player was expected to take the stand for a second day Wednesday at the man's court-martial, a day after she testified he had told her they had sex, though she doesn't remember it after a night of drinking.

  • Woman in Naval Academy sex assault case testifies

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The woman at the center of a sexual assault case against a former Naval Academy football player testified Tuesday that the midshipman "kind of laughed" when she asked him if they had sex at an alcohol-fueled party and said: "What? You don't remember?" On the opening day of...

  • Naval Academy sexual assault case begins

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The military trial of a former U.S. Naval Academy football player accused of sexually assaulting a classmate has begun. Lawyers gave opening statements Tuesday in the court-martial of Joshua Tate of Nashville, Tenn. Opening statements had been scheduled for Monday but were...

  • Naval Academy sexual assault case to begin Tuesday

    The military trial of a former U.S. Naval Academy football player accused of sexually assaulting a classmate is scheduled to begin after a daylong weather delay.

  • US Navy ship quits search for Malaysian airliner

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy ship that has been helping search for the missing Malaysian airliner is dropping out of the hunt, U.S. military officials said Monday. The Navy's 7th Fleet determined that long-range naval aircraft are a more efficient means of looking for the plane or its debris,...

  • Navy SEALs take oil tanker from Libyan rebels

    A team of Navy SEALs seized control of an oil tanker from Libyan rebels, the Pentagon announced early Monday. Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby, in a statement, said that the operation had been carried out after being approved by President Obama late Sunday evening. The...

  • SEALs take oil tanker from Libyan rebels

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A team of Navy SEALs has taken control of a stateless oil tanker seized earlier in the month by Libyan rebels, the Pentagon said Monday. The SEALs boarded the tanker Morning Glory late Sunday in international waters in the Mediterranean Sea near Cyprus. Rear Adm. John Kirby...

  • Navy admiral relays concerns about NSA changes

    The Navy admiral nominated to be the next head of the troubled National Security Agency is expressing concerns about the U.S. government turning over the bulk collection of telephone data to an independent third party, saying it could result in higher costs and delays identifying potential threats.



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