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2 hrs ago | Russia Taday

US Navy tests power-free industrial exoskeletons

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.


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7 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon

Hagel says U.S. will not relent in pursuit of militants

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."


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

10 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

Navy Adm. McRaven confirmed as Texas chancellor

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.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Naval Postgraduate School, US Military, World News, Asia, Afghanistan

13 hrs ago | Metro Radio

US Launches Criminal Probe Into Foley Killing

A criminal investigation has been launched into the beheading of American journalist James Foley, US Attorney General Eric Holder said.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Terrorism, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, US Military

16 hrs ago | KSWO

Aircraft carrier to be hauled away, scrapped

Crews are preparing the decommissioned USS Saratoga aircraft carrier in Rhode Island for a trip to Texas to be scrapped.


Related Topix: Brownsville, TX, US Military

20 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

US launched unsuccessful mission to free murdered journalist James Foley

Cairo: In the months leading up to James Foley's horrific death at the hands of Islamic militants, the United States launched a failed rescue mission in Syria and refused to pay a multi-million dollar ransom for the 40-year-old journalist, it has been revealed.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Terrorism, US Military, Iraq, World News, Middle East

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WVEC-TV Norfolk

USS Cole to deploy from Norfolk Friday

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.


Related Topix: Norfolk, VA, US Military

Navy Times

Navy planes take small-arms fire during Iraq airstrikes

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.


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CBS Local

Washington Navy Yard Marking Its History With War of 1812

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.


Related Topix: US Military, Washington Navy Yard

Post and Courier

Navy kicks out 34 for nuke cheating

At least 34 sailors are being kicked out of the Navy for their roles in a cheating ring that operated undetected for at least seven years at a nuclear power training site, and 10 others are under criminal investigation, the admiral in charge of the Navy's nuclear reactors program told The Associated Press.


Related Topix: US Military, Charleston, SC, Malmstrom Air Force Base, US Air Force

Washington Times

Atheists forgetting the meaning of freedom

Many people in this country were shocked when the U.S. Navy recently announced the removal of all Bibles from military hotels under their control.


Related Topix: US Military, Atheism, Religion

KFMB-TV San Diego

Pacific commander speaks about Navy's future

Admiral Samuel Locklear is the senior U.S. military authority in the Pacific. He spoke about the challenges facing the Navy, including looming budget cuts.


Related Topix: US Military, San Diego, CA, Clairemont Mesa (San Diego, CA)

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Student told not to wear Navy sweatshirt to school, mother upset

A 12-year-old student in Lake Worth was told she couldn't wear a sweatshirt supporting her sister in the U.S. Navy because it violates the school dress code.


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Sailor, allegedly strangled to death by airman, remembered as caring

Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dmitry Chepusov receives airwarfare specialist certification during his deployment on the aircraft carrier John C. Stennis in early 2012.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Prison, Death Penalty

Russia vows to strengthen navy to ward off NATO

Russia announced plans on Tuesday to bolster its navy with more advanced weapons in response to NATO's vow to halt the Kremlin's push into Ukraine and feared expansion into eastern Europe.


Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Vladimir Putin, US Military, Russia, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

The Washington Post

Video: The Navya s X-47B reaches a new milestone

The Navy is still finalizing what it wants from a new armed aerial drone that will fly off aircraft carriers to perform a variety of missions.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Entertainment

KMVT Twin Falls

Former Secretary of Navy Speaks at Armory in Ketchum

Tonight in Ketchum, the International Women's Forum of Idaho invited a select audience to hear a very special guest speaker.


Related Topix: US Military, Ketchum, ID

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Navy ships leaving Hampton Roads forever

Two more Hampton Roads base Navy warships have left for a new homeport--Mayport, Florida--taking some 1,300 sailors and their paychecks with them.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, New York

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Navy unmanned plane flies with manned fighter

The unmanned X-47B, shown here, flew from the same aircraft carrier as a manned F/A-18 fighter jet.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News

Sunken vessel is World War II-era USS Houston

The Japanese sank the Houston during the Battle of Sunda Strait on Feb. 28, 1942.


Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps