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Connecting Military Families with Social Media

Peg Fitzpatrick | Posted 03.29.2014 | Good News
Peg Fitzpatrick

Sailors are allowed 15 minutes per day in the computer lab to email and be on the Internet. While this is quicker than a letter, it still isn't much connection with the outside world.

WATCH: U.S. Seaman Kisses His Boyfriend After Six-Month Deployment

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Footage of a heartwarming reunion between a gay U.S. Navy seaman and his boyfriend is making the blogosphere rounds. The sailor, identified in the...

WATCH: Time Lapse Video Of Aircraft Carrier Flight Deck Transforming For Basketball Game

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.11.2012 | Sports

To commemorate Veterans Day, the Michigan State Spartans and North Carolina Tar Heels will play a college basketball game aboard a U.S. Navy aircraft ...

Aircraft Carrier Involved In Bin Laden Burial To Return Home

Coronado, CA Patch | Kimberly Cunningham | Posted 08.14.2011 | World

The USS Carl Vinson is scheduled to pull into its home port on Wednesday morning. The Coronado-based aircraft carrier and its nearly 6,000 sailors hav...

Bin Laden Burial Ship Visits Hong Kong

Posted 07.23.2011 | World

The aircraft carrier that handled Osama bin Laden's controversial burial at sea visited Hong Kong on Sunday amidst tight security. As the Wall Str...

A U.S. Navy Tradition and Bin Laden's Burial at Sea

Dorian de Wind | Posted 07.23.2011 | World
Dorian de Wind

Osama bin Laden's burial at sea -- the North Arabian Sea -- by the crew of the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson drew a lot of attention and evoked plenty of controversy.

Why Was Osama Bin Laden Buried at Sea?

The Huffington Post | Tim Stenovec | Posted 07.03.2011 | World

Just hours after he was killed in a United States-led operation, Osama bin Laden’s lifeless body -- bathed, wrapped in a sheet and placed in a weig...