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3 hrs ago | The Gazette

Virginia Beach: 5 free things for visitors to do

Virginia Beach is no generic beach town. It's the largest city in Virginia, which means there are plenty of things to do throughout the year for free.


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4 hrs ago | DC Military

U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard tours Gettysburg battlefield

Master Chief Hospital Corpsman Mark Hacala, a training officer and historian for the U.S. Navy Ceremonial Guard, explains field artillery procedures on a U.S. three-inch ordnance rifle during a liberty trip to the Gettysburg battlefield with Ceremonial Guard Sailors, July 19. Hacala volunteered to lead the tour as a chance for the young Sailors to ... (more)


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8 hrs ago | Marine News

Admiral on U.S. Navy & Asia Pacific Re-balancing Act

The commander of U.S. Pacific Command has briefed Pentagon reporters, discussing the U.S. rebalance to the Asia-Pacific region, successful engagement with partners there and conditions for continued stability and security, informs DoD News, Defense Media Activity, excerpted here.


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Wed Jul 30, 2014

US Navy Secretary calls on Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen

Mr Raymond Mabus, who is in Singapore for an official visit until Thursday, also called on Permanent Secretary Chan Yeng Kit and Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant-General Ng Chee Meng.


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Times of Oman

US Navy rescues Yemeni cargo vessel adrift in the Sea of Oman

The crew from Asaed, the Yemeni-flagged cargo vessel, requested assistance and the US Navy ship Byrd was the first ship to reach the scene.-Supplied photo Muscat: A US Navy ship rescued nine crew members from a Yemeni-flagged cargo vessel that had lost power, and was sinking.


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WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Jesse Ventura's image and legal battles not over

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura got the legal vindication he craved when a jury agreed he had been defamed in slain military sniper Chris Kyle's autobiography.

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The Military Battles Climate Change

While Republicans are mobilizing to push back against President Obama's carbon initiatives, those in military sector are sounding the alarm about climate change--and the slew of issues that it has the potential to precipitate.


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The Straits Times

Singapore and US armed forces begin 11-day joint exercise

About 1,400 soldiers and several battleships and aircraft from the Singapore Armed Forces and the United States Navy and Marine Corps began an 11-day joint exercise yesterday.


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The Gaston Gazette

Today in History: Teamsters union president Jimmy Hoffa disappeared in suburban Detroit

On July 30, 1864, during the Civil War, Union forces tried to take Petersburg, Virginia, by exploding a gunpowder-laden mine shaft that had been dug out beneath Confederate defense lines; the attack failed.


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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Hindustan Times

Navy takes stern steps to check mishaps

At least 25 naval personnel, including 16 officers, are facing disciplinary action for lapses that led to accidents under their watch and tarnished the force's image.


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KHOU-TV Houston

Texas system picks admiral as finalist

University of Texas System regents on Tuesday selected one of the top U.S. military special operations leaders as the lone finalist for the job of chancellor to oversee 15 campuses.


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Brandon Sun

Body of young stowaway found in landing gear compartment of US Air Force plane in Germany

The body of a young stowaway was found inside a compartment near the wheel well of an Air Force cargo jet that had landed in Germany, U.S. military officials said Tuesday, triggering questions about the security of an aircraft that had made several stops in Africa.


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WVEC-TV Norfolk

Former Navy manager sentenced to 8 years in prison

A former manager at the Navy's Military Sealift Command has been sentenced to eight years in prison for receiving bribes.


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Chico Enterprise-Record

Jury awards Ventura $1.8M in defamation case

In this July 23, 2014, file photo, Taya Kyle, the widow of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, arrives at U.S. District Court wearing dog tags around her neck in St. Paul, Minn.


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The Advocate

Body of child stowaway found in U.S. cargo plane

A Pentagon spokesman says the body of a teen stowaway was found and removed from a compartment above the rear landing gear of a U.S. Air Force C-130J cargo aircraft after it landed at a military base in Germany.


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The Wichita Eagle

Body of child stowaway found in US cargo plane

The fact that an unauthorized person managed to stow away aboard a military plane without being detected was a significant security breach.


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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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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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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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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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