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  1. The US will name a Navy ship after gay-rights activist Harvey MilkRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    The US Naval Institute's news service has obtained a congressional memo stating that the US Navy will name a Military Sealift Command fleet oiler after gay-rights activist Harvey Milk. According to the Naval Institute, Milk came from a Navy family, joined in 1951, served as a diving officer during the Korean War, and later received an honorable discharge as a lieutenant junior grade. 2 comments

  2. Navy ship to be named for Harvey MilkRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    The news, first reported by the U.S. Naval Institute, was confirmed Thursday by a Navy official who also said Milk was on a naval list given to Congress announcing future ship names. The ship will be built at San Diego's General Dynamics-NASSCO shipyard, as one of six John Lewis-class oilers to be constructed starting in summer 2018.


  3. Report: Navy to Name Ship After Iconic Gay Rights Advocate Harvey MilkRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago |

    The U.S. Navy is expected to name one of its ships after gay rights icon and San Francisco politician Harvey Milk, who became the first openly gay man to hold public office in California, according to a new report. A July 14 notification, obtained by the U.S. Naval Institute's news service , indicated the Navy will name a Military Sealift Command fleet oiler after the activist.


  4. Mr. David Graham BellRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Griffin Daily News

    Mr. David Graham Bell, 85, of Pike County, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on July 28, 2016, surrounded by his loving family.


  5. U.S. Navy expected to name ship after slain Supervisor HarveyRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | SFGate

    This file photo from April 1977 shows San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk in the mayor's office during the signing of the city's gay rights bill in San Francisco. A proposal to name a street after pioneering gay leader Harvey Milk is the latest display of Salt Lake City standing out as a blue dot in a deep-red state where the prevailing Mormon faith still has a fraught relationship with the LGBT community.


  6. All Aboard the USNS Harvey Milk! Navy Names Ship After Gay Rights IconRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | San Francisco Magazine

    US Navy portrait of then-Ensign Harvey Milk, who was ranked lieutenant junior grade when he was honorably discharged in 1955. When the late San Francisco supervisor and gay rights pioneer Harvey Milk served in the Navy in the early 1950s, during the Korean War, he couldn't tell anyone that he was gay.


  7. Veterans Scene 7-29-16Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Yuma Sun

    Editor's Note: Send all updates and submissions for Veterans Scene by 5 p.m. Tuesday to [email protected] . H.H. Donkersley American Legion Post 19, 2575 S. Virginia Drive: today - pool tournament, 6 p.m., bingo, 6:30 p.m., open to general public; Saturday - meat draws, 2 to 4:30 p.m., karaoke, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.; Sunday - bingo, 6:30 p.m., open to general public.


  8. Defense secretary touts recruitment initiatives at Naval Station Great LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Tribune

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter visited Naval Station Great Lakes to meet and thank military personnel and civilian contractors on Thursday, July 28, in North Chicago. Defense Secretary Ash Carter visited Naval Station Great Lakes to meet and thank military personnel and civilian contractors on Thursday, July 28, in North Chicago.


  9. Family, friends, welcome USS Virginia crew homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Day

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: Lainey Antcliff, 10, second from left, daughter of Commander Steven Antcliff, left, commanding officer of the USS Virginia , runs up to hug her father after the submarine returned to its homeport at the Naval Submarine Base in Groton on Thursday, July 28, 2016. The USS Virginia is the lead ship in the Virginia class of nuclear-powered, fast-attack submarines.


  10. Future MCPON and Sailors ReenlistRead the original story

    Yesterday | San Diego NewsCape

    U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa Fleet Master Chief Steven Giordano and two Sailors reenlisted, today, at Naval Support Activity Naples. Giordano invited Information Systems Technician 1st Class Jacqueline Bozen, from Chicago; and Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Marquise Wisher, from Philadelphia, for the reenlistment ceremony led by Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet, Vice Adm.


  11. New Details Surface on Loss of Wwii Uss IndianapolisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | DC Military

    Naval History and Heritage Command officials announced July 25 a NHHC historian recently uncovered information that sheds new light on a dark episode in U.S. Navy history - the loss of the World War II cruiser USS Indianapolis . In the final days of the war, Indianapolis completed a top secret mission to deliver components of the atomic bomb used in Hiroshima to U.S. forces in theater.


  12. China, Russia plan joint military drills in South China SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Honolulu Advertiser

    In this July 26, 2015 file photo, Russian military ships and a submarine are moored at the Neva River during celebrating Navy Day in St.Petersburg, Russia. BEIJING>> China's military said it will hold joint exercises with Russian forces in the South China Sea, following a recent arbitration ruling that rejected Beijing's claim to almost the entire strategic body of water.


  13. Contracts For July 28, 2016Read the original story

    Yesterday | U.S. Department of Defense

    The principle geographic areas covered by this contract include NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic North Integrated Product Team, Southeast, and Base Realignment and Closure East. Task order 0001 is being awarded at $592,325 for architect engineering services at the Program Management Office in Virginia Beach, Virginia.


  14. Vernon Buck WorkmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    He was raised with an older brother Chuck, young-er brother Frank and younger sisters Anna Laura and Nina Maye. Buck attended school in Nebraska until age ten; in 1937 the family made a journey from Nebraska to Tonasket, Wash.


  15. Arthur I. Cyr: Confronting North Koreaa s challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Genesee Country Express

    Sustained North Korea threats, and nuclear weapon and missile tests, have led the Obama administration and Prime Minister Park Geun-hye's government of South Korea to agree to deploy the Lockheed Martin THAAD anti-missile system. Beijing is reacting with consternation, but China's arms buildup and aggressiveness at sea further justify the South Korea deployment.


  16. No One Will Want a Federal Leadership Job After What I've Been Through, IRS Chief WarnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Government Executive

    A man who has spent decades in and out of government is worried the recent Republican crusade against him will discourage others from following in his footsteps, potentially viewing his professional ark as a cautionary tale of the perils of public service. Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen said in a visit to an agency facility in Utah that a recent push by House Republicans to impeach him would deter individuals from entering the federal government and seeking leadership roles.


  17. U.S. Navy to Name Ship After Gay Rights Icon Harvey MilkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Towleroad

    The U.S. Navy will name a ship after gay civil rights icon Harvey Milk, the first openly gay man to be elected to political office in California. Milk served in the Navy during the Korean war and came from a family that had a history of serving in the Navy.


  18. Watch the Marines' F-35 fire an 80-round burst from its gun...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Greenwich Citizen

    ... different animal. Instead of the integrated design of the US Air Force's F-35A, the Marine Corps' F-35B and the US Navy's F-35C will feature a 220-round, 25 mm gun in a modular pod. This means that the Navy and Marine variants, which launch from ...


  19. USS George H.W. Bush Returns to NorfolkRead the original story

    Yesterday | San Diego NewsCape

    USS George H.W. Bush returned to Norfolk Naval Station following the successful completion of the 2015 planned incremental availability period at Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, Virginia. GHWB arrived at the shipyard June 16, 2015 and underwent repairs and modifications to include two new weapons systems, an improved plumbing system, refurbishing the anchor chains, and general maintenance throughout the ship.


  20. Lockheed Martin Delivers Final MH-60R SEAHAWK Helicopter to U.S. Navy in Support of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Freshnews

    Lockheed Martin has delivered the 24th, and final, MH-60R SEAHAWK helicopter to the U.S. Navy in support of the Navy's Foreign Military Sales program with the Royal Australian Navy . The milestone delivery took place during a July 27 ceremony at Lockheed Martin's Owego, New York facility.