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SHREVEPORT, La. -- You could hardly escape reminders of it during World War II. And over the course of decades since, Dec. 7 has meant one thing to generations of Americans: But that message has become muted over the past few years by the thinning of the ranks of the men and women who survived the assault that Sunday morning on U.S. military ... (more)
After the death of Nelson Mandela, President Obama ordered that U.S. flags on government buildings be flown at half-staff until Monday evening - a symbolic gesture of a nation in mourning.
Police respond to the report of a shooting at the Navy Yard on September 16 in Washington, D.C. The Pentagon is taking more steps to bolster its ability to identify and stop internal security threats.
Image Caption: Deployed from the submerged submarine USS Providence, the NRL developed XFC unmanned aircraft is vertically launched from a 'Sea Robin' launch vehicle .
Standing on the massive deck of the Navy's USS Ponce, U.S. Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel said the United States is entering the new nuclear pact with Iran "very clear eyed" and it remains to be seen whether Tehran is serious about keeping its nuclear development peaceful.
Reliant, a robot that operates underwater to protect Navy vessels and American waters from enemy mines, is also a record breaker.
Today, the US Naval Research Laboratory announced that it had successfully launched a drone from a submerged submarine.
Russell Spencer, left, leaves U.S. District Court with his lawyer Terence Livingston, right, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 in Providence, R.I., after being sentenced to three years in prison for his part in a kickback scheme that cost the U.S. Navy $18 million.
Two men extradited from Britain last year are expected to change their pleas on charges they supported terrorists in Afghanistan and Chechnya by operating websites to raise cash, recruit fighters and solicit items such as gas masks.
Despite what opponents thought would happen, the repeal two years ago of "Don't Ask Don't Tell," the law that kept gay men and lesbians from openly serving in the military, has not resulted in HIV infection increasing.
Organizers of the Kansas City Air Show say the event will return to the skies in a little more than a year.
Defense contractor Leonard Francis, right, shown in this courtroom sketch with his attorney Patrick Swan, Judge David Bartick and prosecutor Robert Huie, left, during his appearance in federal court in San Diego on Nov. 21. After a month at sea, the 5,000 sailors aboard the USS George Washington couldn't wait to hit the bars, legalized brothels and ... (more)
A spokesman for the Guantanamo Bay prison says the U.S. military will no longer disclose to the media and public whether prisoners are on hunger strike.
A few weeks after Bryce Reed proclaimed he would personally protect a Texas town devastated by a deadly fertilizer plant explosion, he was arrested by federal agents who said he collected materials to make a pipe... A former paramedic in the tiny Texas town where a fertilizer plant explosion killed 15 people was sentenced to 21 months in prison ... (more)
The Florida family of a woman slain during the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard is the first to file a lawsuit against the government and defense contractors, alleging that officials ignored red flags about the killer's deteriorating mental health.
The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels flight team will return to Seattle's Seafair celebration next summer with air shows over Lake Washington during the hydroplane races on the first weekend in August.