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1 hr ago | The Washington Post

5Retiring top Navy SEAL: 'We are in the golden age of Special Operations'

Adm. William McRaven, the longtime and retiring commander of the U.S. military's Special Operations Command, said Thursday that the United States is in "the golden age of Special Operations," citing his troops' work around the globe not only in fighting "barbaric" militant groups but in stabilizing conflict areas and teaching human rights.

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Related Topix: US Military, Terrorism, World News, Asia, Afghanistan

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Werner Franz, believed to be last surviving crew member of Hindenburg disaster, dies

File - This May 6, 1937 file photo, taken at almost the split second that the Hindenburg exploded, shows the 804-foot German zeppelin just before the second and third explosions send the ship crashing to the earth over the Lakehurst Naval Air Station in Lakehurst, N.J. Werner Franz, believed to be the last surviving crew member of the German ... (more)

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Lakehurst, NJ, Air Accidents, US Military

The Virginian-Pilot

Finally, it's a Navy wife's chance to find home

Sally Carpenter and her husband, Lt. Cmdr. Steve Carpenter, have been through many deployments together in their 26 years together.

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Related Topix: Chickenpox, Health, US Military, Wedding

WTLV

Navy petty officer found 'not guilty' in Mayport rape trial

"Victim blaming 101" is how Lt. Judge Advocate Andrew Hofland characterized the defense arguments in the rape trial of Naval petty officer Alpha Navy petty officer found 'not guilty' in Mayport rape trial "Victim blaming 101" is how Lt.

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KMIZ

Convicted Cold War spy John Walker dies

John Walker, a former U.S. Navy officer convicted of spying decades ago for the Soviet Union, has died in federal prison, according to the U.S. government.

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Related Topix: US Military, Prison, Federal Prisons, Butner, NC

Boston.com

Constitution to set sail for last time for 3 years

South Boston 08/22/14- In one of it's final turnarounds, the USS Constitution turned around and fired it's guns to salute the crowds at Castle Island, as hundred carried American flags in tribute.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Iran: US Coast Guard fired at fishing boat

The chief of Iran's Revolutionary Guard navy confirmed in remarks published Friday that a U.S. Coast Guard vessel fired on an Iranian fishing boat in the Persian Gulf this week but insisted the incident was not a "clash."

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The New Zealand Herald

Bahrain: No invitation to expelled US diplomat

Bahrain has denied that it offered an invitation to a top U.S. diplomat who was earlier expelled after he met with a leading Shiite opposition group, extending a rift between Washington and the tiny, strategic Gulf nation.

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KMIZ

What the U.S. can do against ISIS in Syria

Those are the big questions now, as President Barack Obama weighs what to do inside the war-ravaged nation where ISIS leaders are based and where the Islamist terror group rose to prominence.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Adam Smith, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Military

The Day

Navy seaman arrested for alleged abuse of infant

Groton Town police have arrested a 24-year-old Navy seaman for allegedly causing life-threatening injuries to his 2-month-old son.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

CNN

Pilot found dead after F-15 crash

The pilot of an Air National Guard F-15C fighter jet that crashed in Virginia was found dead, the commander of the unit said Thursday.

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KTOO-TV Juneau

China Warns U.S. Over Surveillance Flights

This handout photo provided by the Office of the Defense Secretary , taken Aug. 19, 2014, shows a Chinese fighter jet that the White House said Friday conducted a "dangerous intercept" of a U.S. Navy surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft.

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Palladium-Item

Failed phone call is newest Flight 370 clue

The search area for a missing Malaysian airliner in the southern Indian Ocean has been refined based on the latest analysis, officials said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, US Navy, US News, US Military, Malaysia

North-West Evening Mail

Doubts raised over nuclear subs move - Cumbria experts have say

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UPI

Navy contracts for F-35-related construction work

The U.S. Navy has given five companies indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity awards for hanger construction work related to the F-35 aircraft.

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MilitaryCity.com

Longtime newsroom leader Tobias Naegele leaving Gannett Government Media

Tobias Naegele, vice president and general manager of Defense News, announced Wednesday that he is leaving Gannett Government Media after more than 22 years.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Springfield, VA, US Military, US Marine Corps

Wed Aug 27, 2014

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Navy with a mission in mind tells us what kind of nation we areNavy...

Navy with a mission in mind tells us what kind of nation we are Navy with a mission in mind tells us what kind of nation we are Check out this story on pal-item.com: http://pinews.co/1tLVBPo Russia's ongoing dismemberment of Ukraine and the Islamic State's erasing of Middle Eastern borders have distracted attention from the harassment of U.S. Navy ... (more)

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Roll Call

U.S. Attorney: Police Response to Navy Yard Killing Was a Clean Shoot

No criminal charges will be filed against the officers who responded nearly a year ago to the Navy Yard shooting, U.S. Attorney Office for the District of Columbia Ronald C. Machen Jr. announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, US Military, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Washington DC

Stars and Stripes

Army IDs soldier who shot herself at Virginia base

A soldier who barricaded herself in a building at a Virginia base and then fatally shot herself in the head earlier this week was a 33-year-old human resources specialist from New York, the Army said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Lee, Fort Eustis, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Virginia, Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University

KRNV-TV Reno

US Coast Guard fires at Iranian boat in Gulf

The U.S. Navy says a Coast Guard vessel has fired in self-defense on an Iranian boat in the Persian Gulf, and that no Americans were wounded in the encounter.

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