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31 min ago | Northern Territory News
War footing ... a file photo of a US fighter jet landing on the flight deck of the USS George H.W. Bush, in the Persian Gulf. Picture: AP Photo/Hasan Jamali THE US has launched the first strike in its new campaign against Islamic State militants, coming to the aid of Iraqi forces south of Baghdad.
31 min ago | Marine News
The US Department of Defense inform that five firms are to share in a broad range of ocean engineering services contracts with a combined maximum dollar value of US$99-million. Details as follows: The five firms are: DoD explains that the work to be performed provides for ocean engineering services in support of projects involving ocean cable systems, ocean work systems , waterfront facilities, offshore structures, moorings, and ocean construction equipment.
4 hrs ago | Russia Taday
A US naval medic holds liquid food supplement force fed to hunger strikers at the US Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba A Navy nurse who refused to force feed hunger-striking Guantanamo detainees over the summer, once threatened with court-martial, could now lose his career. The nurse, a Navy lieutenant who has never been publicly identified, refused to force feed hunger strikers shortly before July 4 at Cuba's Guantanamo Bay prison complex.
4 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot
Steve Lozano, a Naval flight officer from Virginia Beach, competes in Jeopardy! His episode was televised on Sept. 15, 2014.
7 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes
It's unusual for the United States - by far the biggest defense spender in the world - to seek scrapped military equipment from other nations. Typically those roles are reversed.
11 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports the 9th Naval Construction Regiment, which provided construction support, was decommissioned during a ceremony Sunday at the Naval Air Station Fort Worth. Leaders say the decommissioning is part of the U.S. military's reduction of forces as wars wind down in Iraq and Afghanistan.
16 hrs ago | This is The West Country
HUNDREDS of Royal Marines and sailors from the South West have arrived in the Mediterranean by a task force Royal Navy warships for a major amphibious exercise. More than 600 Royal Marines and 1,500 sailors, soldiers and airman have arrived in the Adriatic Sea off Albanian for the first stage of the annual workout of the Response Force Task Group's annual Cougar deployment.
17 hrs ago | PS News
A new exhibition at the Australian National Maritime Museum explores the role of the Royal Australian Navy during World War I. Among many stories, War at Sea - the Navy in WWI relates what is known today about the fate of Australia's first submarine AE1 , which disappeared while patrolling the seas near present-day New Guinea 100 years ago this month. No trace of the vessel or its 35 hands has ever been found.
A Navy pilot missing and presumed dead after two jets collided over the western Pacific Ocean has been identified as Lt. Nathan Poloski, 26, of Lake Arrowhead, California.
Harry Treadwell was born in the town in 1888 and was killed on September 13, 1914. He moved with his family to Swepstone, near Ashby, when he was just two years old and it is thought that he was already a regular soldier before his mobilisation on August 5. He was serving as a member of the 3rd Battalion Coldstream Guards when he was killed while fighting in Le Tetorie.
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Search: An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from the Red Lions of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 15 lands on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during search-and-rescue operations for the pilot of one of two F/A-18 Hornets which crashed earlier in the day while operating from the ship. The other pilot was located and returned to Carl Vinson for medical care.
Capt. Michael Wettlaufer, above, CO of the carrier John C. Stennis, promotes sailors to first class petty officer via the command advancement program on Sept. 3. New PO3 Purnell Richardson, left, is greeted by Capt.
The U.S. Navy called off its search for a missing pilot on Saturday, one day after two fighter jets crashed in the Western Pacific. Crews rescued one of the pilots Friday, but ended the efforts after searching for more than 36 hours.
EXACTLY 100 years after Australia's first submarine HMAS AE1 disappeared, the Navy has made its first comprehensive search for the boat. FROM Zulu to WW2 via Australia's first battle in 1914 - at a moving memorial, a veteran recalls "stony-faced" enemies who had to hang.
Hank Huizinga, 89, left, and his sister Elsa Barry, 91, right, laugh as they talk about their time serving in World War II. Both siblings will be going on an honor flight to Washington D.C.this month.
A storied former U.S. Navy aircraft carrier is on its final voyage Friday, a slow voyage from Rhode Island to a scrapyard in Texas. The former USS Saratoga , a part of the Navy's carrier fleet from 1956 to 1994, is being towed down the Atlantic Seaboard by tugboat at about 7 mph, according to a report from the Maritime Executive.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 10:31 pm
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