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INDIANAPOLIS Amanda Banks, wife of Sen. Jim Banks, R-Columbia City, announced Thursday she will run to fill her husband's vacancy in the Indiana Senate while he is deployed to Afghanistan during the 2015 legislative session.
The Navy designed littoral combat ships to have smaller crews and lower costs than other vessels, but a Government Accountability Office report earlier this month said they each cost about $79 million to operate annually.
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, left, speaks to the USS Independence's captain, Cmdr. Joseph Gagliano, on board the ship in waters off Honolulu on Thursday, July 24, 2014.
In this July 4, 1988 file photo, people looking for family members walk amid bodies of victims from Iran Air Flight 655 in a morgue in Bandar Abbas, Iran, a day after the plane was shot down over the Persian Gulf by the guided missile cruiser USS Vincennes while the plane was still in Iranian airspace.
The Army's vice chief of staff, Gen. John Campbell, was confirmed Wednesday as the next commander for NATO's International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces in Afghanistan.
The suspect accused of stabbing another sailor at Portsmouth Naval Medical Center in June was formally charged by the Navy on Wednesday.
U.S. Navy photo/Adam Skoczylas Rear Adm. Paul Sohl, left, presents the Adm. Stanley R. Arthur Award for Logistics Excellence to Marine Corps Lt.
U.S. Navy veteran and founder of Acta Non Verba Youth Urban Farm Project Kelly Carlisle at her quarter-acre farm at the Tassafaronga Park in East Oakland, Calif.
It met its end in July 1942 in the Gulf of Mexico, about 45 miles southeast of the mouth of the Mississippi River, after a depth charge attack.
Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, center, arrives at court with his wife, Terry, and others, Tuesday, July 22, 2014 in St. Paul, Minn.
A sailor who fell from a sixth-floor balcony after getting into a fight at Norfolk Naval Station on Tuesday evening has died, a Navy spokesman has confirmed.
Incoming Naval Academy superintendent Rear Adm. Ted Carter, left, takes the oath of office administered by Chief of Naval Operations Adm.
Carter was recently president of the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island.
Becker man selected for Navy's Blue Angels Marine Corps Maj. Mark Hamilton was selected to be a C-130 demonstration pilot Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/07/23/becker-man-selected-navys-blue-angels/13038567/ Marine Maj.
Dawn Halfaker was on patrol 10 years ago in Baqubah, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade tore through her military vehicle and exploded inside.
It was an terrible and extraordinary event: Beaked whales are the world's deepest-diving mammals, and these creatures had spent most of their lives in deep undersea canyons.
A Few Bad Men, a book written by former Navy submarine officer and JAG Gregg Parker, offers a searing account of sex trafficking and forced prostitution near many overseas U.S. military locations and what can be done to bring these evil businesses to an end.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 06:04 am
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