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1 hr ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

Navy to begin construction on Dam Neck Annex gate Friday

Construction on a new Entry Control Point for Naval Air Station Oceana Dam Neck Annex on Dam Neck Road will begin Aug. 1. Throughout the construction period, traffic approaching the ECP is expected to be heavier than normal, especially in the morning rush hour.

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6 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

US Navy rescues mariners in Gulf of Oman

The cargo ship USNS Richard E. Byrd rescued nine crewmembers from a Yemeni-flagged cargo vessel adrift in the Gulf of Oman Monday, the U.S. 5th Fleet said.

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10 hrs ago | McClatchy

Guantanamo filmed guards searching Qurans for contraband

The prison's chief of staff, Navy Capt. John A. Schoomer, confirmed that a single video record exists at the remote detention center in southeast Cuba, according to a July 15 response to a Freedom of Information Act request filed by the Miami Herald last year while more than 100 prisoners were on the hunger strike, 36 of them being force-fed.

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Cuba, World News, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US Military, US Army

Mon Jul 28, 2014

NBC New York

SoCal Island Off-Limits Over Bombs

San Miguel Island was used for ordnance testing during and after World War II and at least two politicians are urging the U.S. Navy to step up a timeline to clear the from possibly dangerous ordinance so the island can be opened up for tourism.

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Related Topix: US Military, Ventura County, CA

Marin Independent Journal

Alameda Point -- a patchwork of possibilities

It's banked by boulders and cattails and breathtaking Bay views. And backed by a quirky collection of businesses and breweries, a haunted Hornet and hollow hangars, dry docks and a skate park, kids playing soccer, artists welding metal and someone learning to drive.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Oahu to connect ocean wave energy to power grid

Northwest Energy Innovations, a private company, will start testing a prototype in September, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Monday .

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Related Topix: University of Hawaii Manoa, US Military

The Raw Story

Judge tells jury to take one more shot at Jesse Ventura verdict

A U.S. judge on Monday asked a jury to try one more time in a defamation case brought by former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura when the panel said it could not reach a verdict after about five days of deliberations.

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Free Republic

US Navy’s Coronado LCS to test Norwegian missile in September

The US Navy's second Independence-class littoral combat ship Coronado is set to test launch Kongsberg's naval strike missile off Point Mugu, Southern California, US, in September.

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Air Force Times

For Germans, death penalty is concern in U.S. airman's murder trial

Petty Officer 2nd Class Dmitry Chepusov was declared dead Dec. 14 in Kaiserslautern, Germany, after being found unresponsive in the passenger seat of a vehicle driven by Air Force Staff Sgt.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, US Military, Ramstein Air Base, US Air Force, US Army

Peninsula Daily News

Last Air Force flight on Navy Prowler takes off from Whidbey Island

The last Air Force flight in a EA-76B Prowler was this month. As Air Force Maj. Shalin Turner's performed his final flight in the Prowler on July 10, he became the last U.S. Air Force flyer to fly in one, the Navy said.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Indian Express

Defence Ministry defers decision on Navy chopper deal over AgustaWestalnd links

The vessels would be used by the Navy to support the operations of the aircraft carrier fleet of the force in the future.

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DurhamRegion.com

Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges

Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite going back and forth over proposals for a temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim holiday.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Life, Holidays, Eid ul-Fitr, Ramadan, US Military

Russia Taday

Warships parade across Russia on Navy Day

People across Russia gathered for Navy Day festivities on Sunday, showing their support to naval soldiers.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, US Military, US Navy, US News, Robots, Science / Technology, Vladimir Putin

MilitaryCity.com

2 USAF missileers to work with Navy in morale-improvement effort

Capt. Patrick McAfee, from the 341st Missile Wing at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, is headed to Submarine Force Pacific at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Malmstrom Air Force Base, US Navy, US News, F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Norfolk, VA

ABS-CBN News

US fast attack submarine to arrive in PH

The USS Columbus , a Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine, is no longer stopping by Subic Bay, the United States embassy said Sunday.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Survivors of cruiser Indianapolis sinking reunite

About a third of the remaining 36 survivors of the worst single seagoing disaster in U.S. Navy history gathered for a reunion this weekend in Indianapolis, the city for which their doomed ship was named.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, US Military, US Navy, US News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

CBS Local

New Leader At US Special Operations Command In Tampa

Army Gen. Joseph Votel will assume leadership of the U.S. Special Operations Command in Tampa, replacing the man widely credited with planning the mission that killed Osama bin Laden.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, MacDill Air Force Base

The Virginian-Pilot

Navy to allow sailors to wear baseball caps once again

Command baseball caps hang in the chief's mess aboard the destroyer Winston S, Churchill while in port at Norfolk Naval Station on Thursday, July 24, 2014.

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Stars and Stripes

Navy submits plan to add enlisted women to submarine crews

The Department of the Navy plans to add enlisted women crewmembers to seven Ohio-class submarines starting in 2016 and to four Virginia-class attack submarines beginning in 2020.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Joe Courtney, Democrat

Journalgazette.net

Russia finds friend in China as world focuses on blame for Ukraine crash

Russian President Vladimir Putin may feel increasingly isolated after the downing last week of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17, but on the world stage he knows he has at least one reliable friend: China's leader, Xi Jinping.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Xi Jinping, US Military

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