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  1. HMS Argyll returns home for ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Buteman Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Sailors from the Royal Navy warship HMS Argyll returned home to Plymouth Naval Base to a cheering crowd of families and friends on Decembe 18 after a successful six-month deployment to the Caribbean and North Atlantic seizing illegal drugs and giving out disaster relief.

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  2. Military-Industrial Complex: Defense Dept. Contracts for Dec. 18, 2014Read the original story

    Thursday | Huntington News

    Meridian Medical Technologies, Columbia, Maryland, has been awarded a maximum $129,537,132 modification exercising the fourth option year to one-year base contract SPM2DP-11-D-0002 with four one-year option periods for nerve agent antidotes in auto-injectors. , performance completion date.

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  3. USS Virginia home for the holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | TheDay.Com

    The attack submarine USS Virginia enters New London Harbor Thursday. The Virginia, the first submarine in its class, was built at Electric Boat in Groton and commissioned in 2004.

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  4. Final Flight: The A-7 CorsairRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Aero-News Network

    The last U.S. Navy A-7 Corsair aircraft retired from service in Greece on Oct. 17, after 39 years of flying with the Hellenic Air Force the final operator of the aircraft. The Naval Air Systems Command's Specialized and Proven Aircraft Program Office supported the Foreign Military Sale and maintenance of the A-7s for the HAF beginning in 1975.

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  5. Shipyard to hire 715 new employeesRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Portsmouth Naval Shipyard on Thursday announced that it will hire approximately 715 new employees through Sept. 30, 2015.

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  6. Silence of the sheikhs puts Washington's Iraq strategy in doubtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Age

    Washington: The US plan to save Iraq from the advances of the so-called Islamic State was in trouble even before it was conceived - years before its unveiling in September, the marauding fundamentalists had systematically eliminated hundreds of the Iraqi tribal warriors who Washington believed would take up arms against the new threat posed by IS. As the Americans packed up in 2011, they seemed oblivious; the Baghdad government too was dismissive of what in hindsight was a surgically precise operation, launched as early as 2009, to rob the Sunni tribes of the men most likely to lead the charge in a conflict such as that which besets Iraq today.

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  7. After 72 Years, Snubbed US Navy Captain Gets Credit for Sinking a U-BoatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Neatorama

    On August 1, 1942, the US Navy subchaser PC-566 was escorting the passenger vessel Robert E. Lee out of the mouth of the Mississippi River. 25 miles off the coast, the German submarine U-166 attacked the Lee , sinking it.

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  8. Pearl Harbor Shipyard plans to hire 731 workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The USS North Carolina submarine, front, sat berthed at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Pier S-1A with ships from around the world at Rim of the Pacific 2014 in June. Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard said Thursday that it plans to hire 731 workers this fiscal year, a significant boost for high-paying jobs at the state's largest industrial employer.

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  9. This 'Made in India' warship is ready for exportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Rediff.com

    On Saturday, defence shipbuilder Garden Reach Shipyard & Engineers will hand over to Mauritius a 1,300-tonne offshore patrol vessel named "Barracuda". This $58-million vessel is the first warship ordered by a foreign country from an Indian shipyard.

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  10. Shipyard to hire 715 in next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | UnionLeader.com

    One of the region's largest and best-paying employers on Thursday announced plans to hire 715 workers.

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  11. Veterans Council coordinates local efforts to help men and women who served in the militaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Star

    STAFF PHOTO BY DEDE BILES Ed Knight, left, is the commander of the Aiken County Veterans Council, and his wife, Sally, is the secretary. Andy Caltabiano is the sergeant at arms.

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  12. USS Virginia gets tugboat escort into New London HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Day

    The USS Virginia, the U.S. Navy attack submarine, meets up with the tug Paul A. Wronowski as it enters New London Harbor Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. New London - The USS Virginia U.S. Navy attack submarine meets up with the tug Paul A. Wronowski as it enters New London Harbor Thursday.

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  13. Vice CNO Visits Naval Station Guantanamo BayRead the original story

    Thursday | San Diego NewsCape

    During the visit, Howard toured the Joint Task Force Guantanamo Bay , enlisted barracks, pier facilities, and the desalination and power plant. She also conducted an all-hands call for more than 500 Sailors, Coast Guardsman and Marines stationed at NS Guantanamo Bay.

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  14. U.S. says 3 top Islamic State leaders killed in air strikes: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Orlando Sentinel

    An EA-18G Growler launches from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson in the Arabian Gulf U.S.-led air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq have killed three of the militant group's top leaders, the head of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff told the Wall Street Journal on Thursday. In an interview with the newspaper, U.S. General Martin Dempsey said the senior leaders were killed in recent weeks as part of expanding effort with partner nations to combat the militants.

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  15. David RobersonRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Herald-Citizen

    Memorial services for David Verble Roberson, 75, of Algood, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, at the Algood Family Event Center. A graduate of Algood High School, he later served his country as a member of the United States Navy.

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  16. Contracts for December 18, 2014Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Meridian Medical Technologies, Columbia, Maryland, has been awarded a maximum $129,537,132 modification exercising the fourth option year to one-year base contract SPM2DP-11-D-0002 with four one-year option periods for nerve agent antidotes in auto-injectors. This is a firm-fixed-price, indefinite-quantity contract.

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  17. AAR Reports Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 ResultsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Freshnews

    AAR today reported second quarter fiscal year 2015 consolidated sales of $490.0 million and net income of $15.2 million, or $0.38 per diluted share. For the second quarter of the prior fiscal year, the Company reported sales of $540.7 million and net income of $20.0 million, or $0.50 per diluted share.

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  18. CNO Visits US Fleet Cyber Command, Presents Navy Unit Commendation AwardRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | PressReleasePoint

    Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert visited U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet headquarters at Fort Meade, Dec. 17. Greenert received an update on FCC/C10F operations and plans, met with Sailors and civilian staff, held an all-hands call, and presented the Navy Unit Commendation award to the command.

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  19. After 72 years, shamed Navy captain finally...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | RedOrbit

    A World War Two U.S. Navy captain who was never given the credit he deserved for sinking a German U-boat off the Louisiana coast in 1942 has been vindicated 72 years later. Herbert G. Claudius has been posthumously awarded a Legion of Merit with a Combat "V" device, which rewards heroism in battle.

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  20. Navy to Increase Workforce at Portsmouth Naval ShipyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | U.S. Naval Institute

    One of the U.S. largest public shipyards is planning to expand its workforce by 715 in an effort to keep up with worker attrition and looming ship repair workload, according to a Thursday announcement from the shipyard. Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Maine is plussing up its technical workforce - positions including engineers, pipefitters, ship wrights and welders - following hiring freezes brought on by 2013 Washington budget battles and the subsequent shutdown.

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