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2 hrs ago | KIII

U.S. Navy Sailor Promoted to Chief Petty Officer at NAS-Kingsville

Petty Officer First Class Joshua McWilliams was advanced to the rank of Chief Petty Officer in a pinning ceremony Tuesday morning at Naval Air Station-Kingsville. McWilliams is the only sailor in South Texas to be selected to put on the anchors of the Chief Petty Officer this year.

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2 hrs ago | MilitaryCity.com

Service mourns 12 fallen one year after Navy Yard shootings

Vice Adm. William Hilarides' voice broke as he read 12 names, each followed by a bell toll, at a ceremony marking the one-year anniversary of the shootings here that claimed the lives of those named.

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4 hrs ago | Navy Times

Navy leaders recall the chiefs who shaped them

Then-Lt. j.g. Bill Gortney, second from left, was mentored by senior enlisted leaders like Master Chief Aviation Structural Mechanic 'Spiffy' Strickland, second from right, seen here in their squadron ready room aboard the carrier Nimitz.

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5 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Israel's Long Arm

THE ISRAEL Navy ship Tanin will anchor sometime in September shortly before the Jewish New Year at its home harbor of Haifa, after completing an 8,000 km voyage that commenced three weeks before in the German port of Kiel in the North Sea where the submarine was built. Your comment must be approved by a moderator before being published on JPost.com.

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9 hrs ago | Marine News

USNS Fall River Delivered by Austal USA

The Navy informs it has accepted delivery of Joint High Speed Vessel, the future 'USNS Fall River' from the Austal USA shipbuilder. The delivery marks a major milestone, the official transfer of the vessel from the shipbuilder to the Navy.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Northern Territory News

US air strikes destroy IS targets

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.

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Marine News

Navy Ocean Services Contracts Awarded to Five Firms

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.

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Navy nurse faces expulsion after refusing to force feed Gitmo detainees

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.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Va. Beach-based Navy officer doesn't win Jeopardy

Steve Lozano, a Naval flight officer from Virginia Beach, competes in Jeopardy! His episode was televised on Sept. 15, 2014.

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Stars and Stripes

Navy wants to harvest retired Japanese Sea Dragon helos for parts

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.

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KXXV-TV Waco

Fort Worth naval reserve unit decommissioned

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.

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This is The West Country

Navy task group begins amphibious landings

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.

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PS News

Exhibition flies navy's WWI colours

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.

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Marine News

General Dynamics Wins U.S. Navy Nuclear-Submarine Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded a $234 million contract to General Dynamics Electric Boat to provide planning yard work, engineering and technical support for nuclear submarines. The contract has a total potential value of $1.5 billion over five years if all options are exercised.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

CNN

Navy pilot missing after jet collision is presumed dead

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.

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Burton Mail

100th anniversary of tragic triple deaths

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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Jalopnik

How The Soviet Navy Became A Major Player

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Pacific Daily News

Navy calls off search: Missing pilot presumed dead after Friday jet crash

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.

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Navy Times

Navy overhauls spot promotions

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.

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KSFO-AM San Francisco

Navy Suspends Search for Pilot in Fighter Jet Crash

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.

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