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Iran Warns Of Clashes In Gulf With U.S. Warships

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 03.25.2017 | Home

Iran denied on Saturday U.S. accusations that its fast-attack boats were “harassing” warships at the mouth of the Gulf, and said Washington would ...

U.S. Carrier Returns To Gulf For First Time Since Trump Inauguration

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 03.21.2017 | Home

A U.S. aircraft carrier passed through a strategic waterway separating Iran from U.S.-backed Arab states on Tuesday for the first time since President...

Rebuilding A Last-Century Military To Fight Last-Century Wars

Michael T. Klare | Posted 03.14.2017 | Politics
Michael T. Klare

Trump’s Military Nostalgia (or Victory at Sea All Over Again) Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com If you are an American male of a certain age ― Don...

Janelle Monáe Honors 'Hidden Figure' And Naval Engineer Raye Montague

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 02.21.2017 | Black Voices

Janelle Monáe has just highlighted another “hidden figure” who should be celebrated. The actress, who portrays NASA engineer Mary Jackson in the ...

Pearl Harbor Survivor Dies On Anniversary Of Attack

The Republic | Posted 12.08.2011 | Fifty

World War II veteran Frank Curre died Wednesday, exactly 70 years after surviving the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. Curre, who served in the Navy, ...

PHOTO: Navy Hands Out Maps Telling Seamen To Avoid San Pedro

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.27.2011 | Los Angeles

Story has been updated to include the Navy's official response. San Pedro, California residents are seeing red over the redlined maps the Navy han...

Chinese Missiles and U.S. Loss of Influence in Asia -- Round II

Franz-Stefan Gady | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Franz-Stefan Gady

Revisiting my previous post "Aircraft Carriers and Chinese Missiles: Time to Rethink US Naval Doctrine" , I would like to approach the issue from a di...

The Search for an Old Sailor

Charlie Carillo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Charlie Carillo

Whenever my 85-year-old father gets nostalgic he enjoys talking about all the mischief he got into with his best pal, Bob, back when he was an 18-year-old sailor in the United States Navy.

This Emotional Life: My Life As A POW

Bob Shumaker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bob Shumaker

During the Vietnam War I was imprisoned for eight years, three of which were spent in solitary confinement. I am often asked how I was able not only to survive, but go on to resume a normal life.

Standoff With Pirates Shows U.S. Power Has Limits

New York Times | MARK MAZZETTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Indian Ocean standoff between an $800 million United States Navy destroyer and four pirates bobbing in a lifeboat showed the limits of the world's...

Conduct Unbecoming: John McCain's Dishonorable Endgame

Gary Cohan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Cohan

He has now earned the ignominious fate of a public "court martial" in polling places all across America on November 4th.