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1 hr ago | KFVS12

Jury to reconvene in Ventura defamation case

Dawn Halfaker was on patrol 10 years ago in Baqubah, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade tore through her military vehicle and exploded inside.


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3 hrs ago | Wired

The Epic Fight to Protect Whales From the U.S. Navy

It was an terrible and extraordinary event: Beaked whales are the world's deepest-diving mammals, and these creatures had spent most of their lives in deep undersea canyons.


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3 hrs ago |

Gregg Parker Looks at Sex Trafficking and Forced Prostitution...

A Few Bad Men, a book written by former Navy submarine officer and JAG Gregg Parker, offers a searing account of sex trafficking and forced prostitution near many overseas U.S. military locations and what can be done to bring these evil businesses to an end.


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7 hrs ago | DefenceTalk News

The Continuing Role of Strategic Deterrence and How the US Navy Meets the Demands

Fifty-four years ago this week, USS George Washington made history when it successfully launched two Polaris A1 missiles off Cape Canaveral, bringing to fruition a remarkable research and development effort composed of Navy and industry partners that had begun only four years earlier.


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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Navy spouse fighting back to keep fitness program she founded

Christina Landry has earned kudos for DumBell Fitness, her boot camp-style classes tailored for military spouses in the Honolulu area.


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Russia Taday

US Navy's troubled Littoral Combat Ship program could face the axe

Despite moving forward with the construction of 20 Littoral Combat Ships, the Navy is considering major changes to the beleaguered program - and one that may potentially involve replacing it entirely.


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USA Today

Navy restructures Blue Angels command

In the wake of a high-profile misconduct investigation of the Blue Angels, the Navy on Tuesday announced sweeping changes to the flight demonstration squadron's structure.


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Dan O'Neill: Barbaric attack or unfortunate accident? Depends where you live

A man walks past a piece of the crashed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine The massacre of close to 300 men, women and children aboard a civilian aircraft was "an understandable accident".


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Military suicides up a bit in 2014; More seek help

Pentagon documents show there were 161 confirmed or suspected suicides as of July 14, compared with 154 during the same time frame in 2013.


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Charleston City Paper

Talking with a historian about Charleston's episode of 'Drunk History'

First off, "Drunk History" is a weird show. We're not sure if it's the mis-matched lip-synch narration or the weirdly-bizarro-perfect casting, or if it's just the booze talking, but it's weird.


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Mid Devon Star

Royal Navy frigate fires seawolf missile using new radar

THE Devonport Royal Naval Volunteer Band from Plymouth Naval Base hit the high notes at the Royal Naval Volunteer Band Festival.


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China Digital Times

China's Unusual Decision to Spy On Naval Exercises

China's debut at the monthlong Rim of the Pacific, or Rimpac, exercises has been hailed by Chinese and U.S. officials as evidence of an improving military relationship, despite escalating tensions over territorial disputes in Asia.


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Marine News

Unplanned Encounters Discussed at Navy CNO's China Meeting

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert has left the People's Republic of China after a successful four-day counterpart visit with military leaders, fleet units and leaders of the State Oceanic Administration says the Chief of Naval Operations Public Affairs Office.


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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Business Journal

Marine Corps Base Hawaii wave energy test site gets $9M from Navy

Northwest Energy Innovations' wave energy conversion device undergoing preliminary testing off the Oregon coast.


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Blackburn Citizen

Former Blackburn school pupil bringing comfort to families hit by war

IN September 2011 Royal Marine Andrew Mills received a chilling phone call in the early hours of the morning, informing him that his services were needed to support a Blackburn mother whose only son had been killed in Afghanistan.


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Hindustan Times

Navys twin mishaps commando killed fire on ship

An Indian Navy commando was on Monday killed in a weapon-handling accident at Visakhapatnam-based INS Kalinga, a missile storage facility under the Eastern Naval Command and a base for marine commandos .


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Evening Sun

USS Gettysburg wins top Navy honor

Commander, United States Fleet Forces Command, Admiral Bill Gortney, presents sailors assigned to the guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg with the 2013 Battenberg Cup.


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Israel, United States Navy developing laser weapons

The Wall Street Journal noted on Sunday that the Israelis, whose Iron Dome ballistic missile defense system has done much service blunting Hamas' missile attack, is already working on an enhancement called "Iron Beam."


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Freefallin' with the Navy Leapfrogs

Navy Leapfrogs woo crowds at the Defenders of Freedom Air Show this weekend at the Offutt Air Force Base.


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Sun Jul 20, 2014


China sends spy ship off Hawaii during U.S.-led drills

China has sent a spy ship to international waters off of Hawaii during a giant U.S.-led naval exercise involving 22 countries, even as Beijing participates in the drills for the first time this year, the U.S. Navy said on Sunday.


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