Navy Times

Navy loses $126 million in aircraft parts (Could it be all the 10mm sockets? No? Darn.)

So, right off the bat, we hope the headline makes our mechanic friends chuckle. But seriously… we recently read about how the Navy literally lost a whole warehouse of aircraft parts.  $126 million dollars worth at that.  Uh… wut? To make matters worse, the Navy’s number 2 civilian, Thomas Modly, comes out and tells reporters …

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4 Naval suicides, same carrier, too many!

Across the nation, this month is all about Suicide Prevention. Most of the people reading these articles know the military rates of suicide are extremely high. Too high. Over the weekend, posts started circulating about two suicides surrounding a Naval Aircraft Carrier.  After reviewing headlines, it has been confirmed by the Navy that four suicides …

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Navy divers rescue driver who plunged Jeep into frigid lake

A pair of Navy divers were in the right place at the right time on March 23 when they witnessed a Jeep Cherokee careen off the road near Rockport, Maine, and into Chickawaukie Lake. Navy Diver Third Class Thomas Parhiala, of Salem, New Hampshire, and Navy Diver Third Class John McLeod, of Wiscasset, Maine, were …

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