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1 hr ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

Plan to shelve Navy cruisers raises concerns in Hampton Roads

Congress and the Navy might have settled a debate over aircraft carriers, but they're still squabbling over the ships that serve as escorts.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Norfolk, VA, US Politics, Randy Forbes, Republican, US House of Representatives, Chesapeake, VA

5 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

America's Top Navy SEAL May Take Over As Chancellor Of The University Of Texas

Admiral William McRaven, a Navy SEAL and current commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, is reportedly among the front-runners to take over as chancellor of the University of Texas system , according to The Dallas Morning News.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Wisbech Standard

Flying Legends Duxford: Thousands enjoy spectacle of nostalgia and...

The Vintage Village was bedecked with traditional stripy deckchairs and decorated picnic tables, which visitors used to sit back, relax and enjoy the sounds of The Winslow Concert Band performing 1940s songs.

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Stars and Stripes

Navy Yard report details killer's death, shootings

In the end, after more than an hour of slaughter, it came down to a gunfight in a warren of cubicles in a very ordinary office building.

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Related Topix: US Military, Washington Navy Yard, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC

Reuters

Aerospace jamboree on tenterhooks over F-35 fighter, Airbus jet revamp

Suspense over the appearance of America's newest combat jet, a diplomatic chill between the West and Russia and the re-launch of an Airbus jet with a surprise tweak in its name could make the Farnborough Airshow one of the least predictable for years.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Airbus A350, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330, Civil Aircraft, Airbus A380, Airbus A320, US Military, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 787

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Retirement of navy cruisers meets stiff resistance

Navy plans to retire mothball eleven guided missile cruisers--including the Norfolk based USS Anzio and USS Vella Gulf--are running into stiff resistance on Capitol Hill.

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Bellingham Herald

Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CDT

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is hailing the U.S. government's decision to impose duties on imports of steel pipe from South Korea, India and seven other countries.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota, US Governors, St. Paul, MN, US Military

Central Kitsap Reporter

Keyport and Seawolf sailors honored by Navy League

Captain David Kohnke, left, Marcus Perkins, Jonathan Panciera, Dennis Custodio, and Council Vice President for Outreach Erin Sorensen at the League ceremony.

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Related Topix: US Military, Keyport, WA, Prison, Bremerton, WA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Guam-bound United plane diverted to Midway atoll

The airline said Friday it flew the 335 passengers and 13 crew members from Flight 201 back to Honolulu.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, US Military

Reuters

U.S. Navy maintains grounding order for F-35 fighter jets

The U.S. Navy on Friday maintained a grounding order for F-35 B-model and C-model fighter jets built by Lockheed Martin Corp, saying it was still not clear what caused a massive engine failure on an Air Force F-35 jet on June 23. "At this time, I do not have sufficient information to return the F-35B and F-35C fleet to flight," Vice Admiral David ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, US Marine Corps, US News

CBS Local

DC Police Explain Difficulties On The Day of Navy Yard Shooting

An internal District of Columbia police report on the response to the Washington Navy Yard shooting says officers were hindered because they couldn't access live surveillance-camera footage of the shooter.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Ventura: No bar fight with 'American Sniper' Kyle

Ventura testified Friday in his defamation lawsuit against the estate of author Chris Kyle, a former U.S. Navy SEAL who was fatally shot last year at a Texas gun range.

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The Indian Express

Navy to get first indigenous anti-submarine warship tomorrow

INS Kamorta, first in its class of four ASW corvettes being built by GRSE under Project-28 for the Navy, is the first warship ever built in the country with almost 90 per cent of indigenous content.

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Stars and Stripes

Nimitz sailor under investigation over rape threat made on social media

The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz transits the Pacific Ocean on April 29, 2013. The Navy confirmed Thursday that a sailor aboard the Nimitz is under investigation over a rape threat made on social media.

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New York Daily News

A life-or-death fight for Israel

The war now raging between Israel and Hamas is a test of Israel's ability to defend itself, even as it aims to become more Silicon Wadi and less Warrior Nation.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, US Military, Opinion

Regina Leader Post

Hey Russia, Ukraine would like its military-trained killer dolphins back

In this handout photo from the U.S. Navy, Sergeant Andrew Garrett watches K-Dog, a bottlenose dolphin attached to Commander Task Unit 55.4.3, leap out of the water while training near the USS Gunston Hall March 18, 2003 in the Persian Gulf.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

This is The West Country

Royal Navy Flagship HMS Bulwark sails to Isles of Scilly for...

THE last of just over 400 Armed Forces Community Covenants in the UK will be signed whilst the Landing Platform Dock is at anchor off St Mary's.

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Related Topix: US Military, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly County, England, United Kingdom, St. Mary's, CO

Air Force Times

Retired Navy doctor named to interim VA post

The Veterans Affairs Department has named a career Navy doctor to serve as interim director of its Office of the Medical Inspector.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Life, Veteran Affairs, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Sunherald.com

Well-rounded Biloxi native making his mark in the U.S. Navy

U.S. NAVY Biloxi native Lt. Richard Fail is the national trainer for the U.S. Navy's medical recruiting programs.

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The York Daily Record

Slain author says Ventura's name deleted from book

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, right, made his way back into Warren E. Burger Federal Building during the first day of jury selection in a defamation lawsuit, Tuesday, July 8, 2014 in St. Paul, Minn.

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