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  1. Sir Jeremy Blackman warn Royal Navy is in 'perilous situation' due to manpower shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    Navy forced to hire foreign troops to fill the ranks as former top brass warn 4,000-sailor shortage puts it in a 'perilous situation' Former Vice Admiral Sir Jeremy Blackman warned the Navy is 3,500 to 4,000 short - and it is struggling to recruit The Royal Navy is in a 'perilous situation' and needs 4,000 extra sailors to man its new aircraft carriers and nuclear submarine fleet, it was revealed yesterday. Former military top brass warned how the Navy, Army and RAF had been hit with massive manpower shortages after devastating cuts to Britain's Armed Forces.


  2. Navy operations chief reiterates stand on South China Sea in Hawaii visitRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    In May the Navy littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth conducted patrols in international waters of the South China Sea near the Spratly Islands, angering China. New Chief of Naval Operations Adm.


  3. Australia, US announce naval cooperation amid South China Sea tensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    Australia and the United States have agreed to "enhanced naval cooperation across all domains" as territorial tensions simmer in the South China Sea. The deal was announced following two days of talks in the US city of Boston, where both countries expressed "strong concerns" at China's construction of artificial islands in disputed waters.


  4. Navy Capt. Wesley Smith rememberedRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | WTLV

    As the nation commemorates the U.S. Navy's 240th birthday, sailors at Naval Station Mayport are remembering Capt. Wesley Smith.


  5. Crew of USS Louisville represents 'Best of the Breed' in LouisvilleRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | San Diego NewsCape

    Cmdr. David Cox, commanding officer of the fast attack submarine USS Louisville , and three crew members completed a namesake visit to Louisville, Kentucky this week. The ship is visiting Louisville as part of the Navy's namesake relationship program.


  6. Navy's first expeditionary mobile base comes to NorfolkRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    Navy's first expeditionary mobile base comes to Norfolk NORFOLK, Va. -- The Navy's first "Afloat Forward Staging Base/Mobile Landing Platform" arrived in Norfolk Tuesday.


  7. Awesome pre-war photos on the Navy's birthdayRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... recruits wear their mattresses tied around their torsos to serve as life preservers, Rhode Island, April 1917. The US Navy's first aircraft carrier, the USS Langley, with eight warplanes on deck, during a show of naval strength off Baltimore, 1924. ...


  8. Instead of sailing with captain, officer told crew of commander's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    The USS Philippine Sea's executive officer was looking forward to his first cruise with Capt. Wesley Aaron Smith after months of refitting the ship at Mayport Naval Station.


  9. "Unexpected Scheduling Conflict" Forces City of Concord...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    An "unexpected scheduling conflict" has apparently forced the City of Concord to postpone an item on the agenda for tonight's Concord City Council closed session meeting. As we first reported, this would have been the first meeting about the Naval Weapons Station since the apparent suicide of City Attorney Mark Coon, who died last Tuesday after police say he jumped off a parking garage in Downtown Walnut Creek.


  10. Carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt Leaves Middle East, No Firm Date on Replacement to Continue Anti-ISIS Strikes - USNI NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | U.S. Naval Institute

    ... Squadron (VFA) 11 from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) on Aug. 27, 2015. US Navy The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group left U.S. 5th Fleet on Tuesday with no public timeline for when its replacement will ...


  11. USS Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group Wraps Up Operations in 5th FleetRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | San Diego NewsCape

    The USS Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group departed the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet area of operations Oct. 13, after more than six months in the region. While in theater, USS Theodore Roosevelt , along with the rest of the strike group, supported Operation Inherent Resolve, the effort to degrade and ultimately defeat the ISIL terrorist group and the threat it poses to Iraq, Syria and the wider international community, along with maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the region.


  12. Navy celebrates 240 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

    "It's like old home," he said. "I feel part of them. Even though I have been away for a long time, my heart's still with the Navy."


  13. Chief of Naval Personnel Visits the U.S. Navy's 6th FleetRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | San Diego NewsCape

    This week, the Navy's Chief of Personnel, Vice Adm. Bill Moran, is visiting Sailors assigned to Naples and Sigonella, Italy, in the Navy's U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations.


  14. Career Spotlight: What I Do as an Officer in the U.S. NavyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Lifehacker

    The United States Navy is the largest in the world, with ten air craft carriers and hundreds of ships across the globe. The sheer scale of work done by the Navy's 326,000 active duty personnel on land and at sea is overwhelming.


  15. Carter: US will sail near Spratly Islands any time it wantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Stars and Stripes

    The Navy will not be deterred from conducting a close patrol of China's man-made Spratly Islands, if it chooses, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said Tuesday. "We will fly, sail, and operate wherever the international law permits and we will do that at the times and places of our choosing, and there's no exception to that," Carter said in Boston, where he and Secretary of State John Kerry were meeting with their Australian counterparts.


  16. Ducommun Wins Contract from Boeing for T ...Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Financial Mirror

    Ducommun Incorporated today announced it has received a multi-year award from the Boeing Company to produce position sensors, also known as resolvers, for the U.S. Navy's and U.K. Navy's Trident Navigation System used on U.S. Ohio -class and U.K. Vanguard -class submarines. Ducommun will manufacture the resolvers at its Carson, Calif., operation center through 2017.


  17. U.S. Navy completes F-35C testing on USS EisenhowerRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | UPI

    The U.S. Navy completed flight testing of the Lockheed Martin F-35C Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter on board the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower on October 9. The two-week testing period featured the F-35C being armed with weapons for the first time, which included the GBU-31 and AMRAAM missiles, according to IHS Janes . The test marks the second time the fighter was tested at sea as top U.S. military officials continue to voice mixed feelings on the future of the Navy's most expensive jet to date.


  18. U.S. Navy celebrates its 240th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    On that day in 1775, the Continental Congress met in Philadelphia and voted to outfit two sailing vessels - the Andrew Doria and the Cabot, with ten carriage guns, swivel guns and a crews of 80 men. The ships were to sail out for three months and intercept transports of munitions and stores meant for the British army in America.


  19. Today in History: Happy birthday to Sammy HagarRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    On October 13, 1775, the United States Navy had its origins as the Continental Congress ordered the construction of a naval fleet. In A.D. 54, Roman Emperor Claudius I died, poisoned apparently at the behest of his wife, Agrippina .


  20. USS Constitution Wishes The U.S. Navy A Happy BirthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    Happy Birthday U.S. Navy! Although the Continental Navy was later dismantled, its inception on October 13, 1775 is celebrated as the official birthday of the Navy! USS Constitution's crew will be wishing the U.S. Navy a happy 240th Birthday, with remarks from Constitution Commanding Officer Cmdr. Robert S. Gerosa, Jr. at the head of dry dock 1 at 1:00 pm.