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A ceremony Friday aboard the attack submarine USS Missouri marked the end of Submarine Group 2. The submarines in Virginia and Connecticut that had been under its command will now report to the commander of the Navy's Atlantic submarine force, based in Norfolk, Virginia.
The internal records of as many as 25,000 Homeland Security Department employees were exposed during a recent computer break-in at a federal contractor that handles security clearances, an agency official said Friday.
The United Nations on Friday condemned the beheading of American journalist James Foley by his ISIS captors as "heinous and cowardly" and said the execution shows the increasing danger to journalists reporting in Syria.
Deputy National Security Adviser for Strategic Communications and Speechwriting Ben Rhodes speaks to reporters during a press briefing, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Edgartown, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard.
A Chinese jet did a roll manoeuver over the top of a Poseidon P-8 like this one and passed across the nose of the U.S. Navy plane, a navy spokesman said Friday.
The United States has lodged a formal protest with Beijing over an air intercept this week in which a Chinese warplane flew close to a US Navy patrol jet and conducted acrobatic manoeuvres around it in international airspace, the Pentagon has said.
U.S. Navy ceremonial guardsmen stand at parade rest during the unit's inaugural family day at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling.
A week after the military announced it would relax hair rules for women, a sailor has confirmed she will be discharged Friday from the Navy after a 12-year career for failing to obey an order to cut off her natural hairstyle.
The US Navy is looking at how exoskeletons could be used at naval shipyards. Exoskeletons enable workers to operate heavyweight hand tools for longer by transferring the weight of the items from the body directly the ground.
The threat posed by the militant Islamic State group is "beyond anything we've seen," Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday, because the group is "sophisticated and well funded."
Navy Adm. William McRaven formalized his transition from a top U.S. military commander to academic leader Thursday, officially accepting the job as chancellor of the University of Texas System.
A criminal investigation has been launched into the beheading of American journalist James Foley, US Attorney General Eric Holder said.
Crews are preparing the decommissioned USS Saratoga aircraft carrier in Rhode Island for a trip to Texas to be scrapped.
The ship will leave Naval Station Norfolk on Friday, August 22, on a six-month deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations.
An F/A-18C Hornet takes off for Iraq from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush on Aug. 14 the Persian Gulf.
Burned to the ground after the Americans were defeated at Bladensburg, an important lesson was learned in the aftermath of those battles that ultimately won the war.
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 12:45 am
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