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Iranian Navy attempts to harrass US Navy

Yesterday, the U.S. Navy’s 5th Fleet released photos and video of Iranian Naval boats getting close to them.  The event happened in international waters off the North Arabian Gulf. In the photos and video, you see several speed boat-looking vessels coming up very quickly to the much larger U.S. Naval ships.  You can also see there …

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Unacceptable: Secret videos of sailors

Earlier this month, a member of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service found videos of sailors undressing on Pornhub.  According to the officials, the videos were recorded through a peephole and show several sailors, Marines and civilians changing clothes.  Some name tapes were also clearly visible. NCIS is currently reviewing and attempting to contact all of …

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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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Indian Navy Releases Transgender Sailor From Active Duty

As much as our problems seem to be ours and ours alone in this country, other nations are having difficulty navigating the social issues of our modern society. With the backlash from Trump’s ban on transgenders in the military fresh on our minds, India isn’t doing much better than we are. This past Monday, in …

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USS Little Rock

USS Little Rock is Ready for Action!

Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri Marinette Marine delivered the future USS Little Rock (LCS 9) to the U.S. Navy on Sept. 25. The future USS Little Rock, the fifth Freedom-variant LCS built by Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri Marinette Marine, is scheduled to be commissioned in Buffalo later this year. She will be the first U.S. Navy ship …

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