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  1. Submarine to be named USS VermontRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

    U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus used Lake Champlain, with its history of a key naval battle in both the American Revolution and the War of 1812, as a backdrop Thursday to announce the naming of the USS Vermont, a nuclear attack submarine due to be built over the next several years. The $2.7 billion fast-attack submarine should be ready to join the fleet by the end of the decade, Mabus said after the naming ceremony held with state and local officials and some Vermont veterans of the submarine service.

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  2. US flights should stop, says Chinese admiralRead the original story

    19 min ago | Asia News Network

    A senior military officer has reiterated that China has a right to protect its maritime territory and airspace, and said that frequent close-in reconnaissance by the United States should stop. China will not stop identification requests and interceptions "as long as foreign planes and vessels conduct close-in reconnaissance on China," said Admiral Wu Shengli, commander of the Chinese People's Liberation Army navy.

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  3. Oceana Air Show, RibtoberfestRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    This weekend the air show returns after a year off with the Blue Angels and other events you may have missed at Oceana Naval Air Station. Saturday-Sunday.

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  4. Charles "Chuck" RutherfordRead the original story

    1 hr ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Chuck was a member of Christ Mission Baptist Church and a veteran of the United States Navy, where he served with the Blue Angels. He was also a member of the Army National Guard 1092nd.

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  5. Take a ride aboard a 74-year-old Skytyper prop planeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    Reporter Scott Daugherty flew Thursday with the Geico Skytypers as they prepared for this weekend's Naval Air Station Oceana Air Show in Virginia Beach. The squadron of five SNJ-2 and one SNJ-3 aircraft were built in the early 1940s to train Allied pilots during WWII.

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  6. Coming Home: Hector GomezRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Downey Patriot

    Hector is a Downey native and graduate of Warren High School. At the age of 17, Gomez was determined join the United States Navy.

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  7. The Navy flew its new drone across the US Wednesday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

    The MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system prepares to land at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md., after completing an approximately 11-hour flight from Northrop Grumman's California facility. The U.S. Navy's new surveillance drone completed its first cross-country flight across the United States Wednesday night.

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  8. CNO Charts A Course for A Successful ISSRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | San Diego NewsCape

    Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert, the host of the 21st International Seapower Symposium , presented his vision yesterday for what he hopes to accomplish at this year's symposium during his ISS opening remarks at the U.S. Naval War College.

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  9. New Navy sub ready for outfitting, testingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | UPI

    The future U.S Navy submarine John Warner is ready for final outfitting following its launch into the James River in Virginia by Newport News Shipbuilding. The company, a subsidiary of Huntington Ingalls Industries, said the launch took place Sept.

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  10. Navy to Conduct Strike Missile Demonstration Aboard LCS 4Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    The Navy is scheduled to conduct a live-fire demonstration of a Kongsberg-built Naval Strike Missile aboard USS Coronado while underway in the Pacific Ocean Sept. 24. The Kongsberg NSM is a long range precision strike missile designed to be launched from a variety of ships against a variety of targets.

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  11. Navy Showcases Warfighting Capabilities at 21st International Seapower SymposiumRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Four U.S. Navy vessels, including the Navy's second joint high-speed vessel, are participating in the 21st International Seapower Symposium , Sept. 16-19, at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.

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  12. POW/MIA Ceremony Held at Naval Support Activity MechanicsburgRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Naval Supply Systems Command Vice Commander John Goodhart was part of a National POW/MIA Recognition Day Ceremony held Sept. 18 at Naval Support Activity Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.

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  13. Event Oceana Air Show this weekendRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    NAS Oceana Air Show, Saturday-Sunday. The gates open at 8 a.m.; flying starts at 10 a.m., and the Blue Angels perform at 3 p.m. Oceana Naval Air Station, 1750 Tomcat Blvd., Virginia Beach.

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  14. Robertson, 87Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    Services for former township resident John William Peyton Robertson will be held Saturday, Sept. 27, at 1 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 201 St. Paul's Blvd. in Norfolk, Va.

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  15. IUE-CWA Local 89119 Members Ratify New Five-Year ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Communications Workers of America

    In protracted negotiations that saw a final and best offer rejected by members and going to the brink of a strike, CWA Local 89119 members finally received an offer that they ratified this week. In protracted negotiations that saw a final and best offer rejected by members and going to the brink of a strike, CWA Local 89119 members finally received an offer that they ratified this week.

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  16. Newest attack sub named for VermontRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Navy Times

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, foreground, flanked by Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger, left, and Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin, announces the naming of a fast-attack submarine after the state of Vermont during a Sept. 17 ceremony in Burlington, Vt.

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  17. Pirates of the Royal Navy: Our underwater heroes who flew the Jolly Roger into battleRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    'Sneaky' submarine crews were originally thought of as the 'pirates' of the Royal Navy and so crews defiantly embraced the description by flying the Jolly Roger - a tradition which lasted from the Great War to the Falklands Sir Arthur Wilson was infamous within the Royal Navy for being an admiral with a tetchy temper. His nickname - Old 'Ard 'Art - was a bad joke about his uncaring nature.

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  18. Silent Sanction Reviewed By Norm Goldman of Bookpleasures.comRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    In his debut novel, Silent Sanction: A Novel set in New Orleans during the early 1960's, Joseph D'Antoni narrates a poignant tale of a teenager, Wade Hanna, who, by the time he reaches the age of nineteen, has become involved in a few risky and harrowing undertakings that could have easily cost him his life. Growing up in a dysfunctional upper-middle-class family, Wade's childhood life was not exactly a bowl of cherries.

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  19. Penokee anti-mining protester to plead guilty, will not name other raidersRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Business North

    A protester charged in the raid of a GTAC drilling site more than a year ago is expected to plead guilty to felony robbery and misdemeanor damage to property Friday. Mike Simonson reports.

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  20. Navy Secretary: Submarine to be named USS VermontRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | San Diego Source

    U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus used Lake Champlain, with its history of a key naval battle in both the American Revolution and the War of 1812, as a backdrop Thursday to announce the naming of the USS Vermont, a nuclear attack submarine due to be built over the next several years.

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