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2 hrs ago | Bainbridge Island Review

Navy to conduct oil spill drill near Fort Ward Park

The Washington Department of Ecology and the United States Navy will test an oil spill response strategy at Fort Ward Park on Bainbridge Island as part of an exercise simulating a large release of oil from a vessel near Blake Island later this month.


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2 hrs ago | Times Herald

Training continues aboard the GrayfoxTraining continues aboard the...

Training continues aboard the Grayfox Additional funds needed for shipyard repairs, U.S. Coast Guard certification Check out this story on U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Donald Poirier, 16, carries a bucket along the deck Friday on the Grayfox on the St. Clair River in Port Huron.


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2 hrs ago | USA Today

Walter Mazzone, 'underwater Right Stuff' legend, dies

Retired Capt. Walter Mazzone, a decorated World War II submariner who later became legend as a pioneering medical officer in deep dive experiments that captured the nation's attention, died Aug. 7 in San Diego Walter Mazzone, 'underwater Right Stuff' legend, dies Retired Capt.


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5 hrs ago | Observer

Jerry Rochez

Jerry Rochez, age 77, of VanVleck Road, passed away surrounded by family on August 30, 2014 at the Erie County Medical Center Trauma Unit after being transferred by Mercy Flight following an accident at home.


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9 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Should the U.S. Navy Spend $10 Billion to Build a Fleet of Floating Gas Stations?

Dubbed "T-AOEs" by the Navy's Military Sealift Command , fast combat support ships such as the USNS Supply , shown above, can carry as many as 177,000 barrels of fuel in their hold -- and 2,150 tons of ammunition, 500 tons of dry food, and 250 tons of refrigerated food besides.


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9 hrs ago | Russia Taday

'China to take a very strong stand on US surveillance over Hainan Island'

Both China and US know that surveillance is a part of their relationship, however Hainan Island is an extremely important asset to China since its nuclear armed submarines are located there, and international specialist on China Andrew Leung told RT.


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13 hrs ago | Morning Journal

Robert Campbell

Robert Allen Campbell, 88, of Beaver Falls, PA., died Sunday morning, August 31, 2014, at Franciscan Manor assisted living in Beaver Falls after an extended illness.


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17 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

Navy, Air Force conduct exercise: Active-shooter simulation meant to prepare security forces

Today, I'd like to explain the process of taking a divorce case all the way to trial so you will... Exercise: U.S. Naval Base Guam Security and Fire Emergency Services personnel help individuals role playing victims during an active-shooter training at the Joint Region Marianas headquarters on Aug. 28. The training was part of the annual Exercise ... (more)


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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Navy talks Sigsbee improvements

When Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert visited Key West last week, he gave his sailors a sort of State of the Navy speech, and in that talk he mentioned needed improvements at Sigsbee Park.


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The Leaf-Chronicle

SOS: Lifeline for Fort Campbell's grieving familiesSOS: Lifeline for...

SOS: Lifeline for Fort Campbell's grieving families Fort Campbell's Survivor Outreach Services mission to Gold Star Families goes on Check out this story on At the stately former commanding general's quarters at Fort Campbell that will soon be home to the Survivor Outreach Services program, Gold Star ... (more)


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Mira Mesa/Scripps Ranch Sentinel

We're in this together: One suicide is one too many

Unfortunately, suicide is currently one of the top causes of death in the Navy, claiming the lives of approximately 44 Sailors in 2013 alone and, according to Navy Personnel Command, 39 lives so far in 2014.


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5 R.I. Homes on the Market with Spectacular Home Offices

Secretary of Defense will be in Newport next week and will host a live town hall discussion at the U.S. Naval War College.


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The Week Ahead

G. William Weatherly will be on hand to sign copies of his book "Sheppard of the Argonne," at the Battleship Cove Museum, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 31. Carefully researched to accurately depict the US Navy during World War II, "Sheppard of the Argonne" follows the exploits of Captain Sheppard McCloud, an American naval hero from the attack on Pearl ... (more)


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Tehran Times

Iran to unveil domestically manufactured Fateh submarine: admiral

TEHRAN Iran will unveil its domestically designed and built Fateh submarine on November 28 to display its capability to build submarines, the commander of the Iranian Navy, Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari, announced on Saturday.


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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Washington Post

Kelly: An art center now, Alexandria's Torpedo Factory began life making weapons

My mother worked at the torpedo plant in Alexandria during World War II. I am interested in learning more about its contributions to the war effort, as well as its history before and after the war.


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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Navy and Newport News Shipbuilding poised to honor John Warner

Former U.S. Sen. John Warner speaks about receiving recognition as a namesake ahead of the christening of the USS John Warner in early September.


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Journal of the San Juans

"War of the Whales" event and book signing | The Whale Museum Friday Harbor

"War of the Whales" by Joshua Horwitz tells the true story of how a crusading environmental attorney, Joel Reynolds, stumbles on one of the US Navy's best-kept secrets: a submarine surveillance system that floods entire ocean basins with high-intensity sound.


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The best military photos of the week: August 29

This week's gallery of images includes just a bit of everything. We've got a few land vehicles, plenty of aircraft, including some great shots of the USS Carl Vinson 's F/A-18 Hornets, an entire flock of KC-135 Stratotankers and a nighttime look at the USS America , at dock in Valparaiso, Chile.


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The Independent

American spy who led ring passing Soviets information for 17 years during Cold War dies in prison

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General Dynamics Delivers Submarine North Dakota To U.S. Navy on Schedule and Under Target Cost

General Dynamics Electric Boat today delivered the nuclear-powered attack submarine North Dakota on time and more than $30 million below target cost.


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