Stories tagged: Navy
Tue., July 9, 2019, 4 p.m.
Washington state sued the Navy on Tuesday over its expansion of jet operations on an island north of Seattle, saying officials failed to adequately consider the effect that additional noisy …
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 5:25 p.m.
A Navy SEAL who was acquitted of killing a wounded Islamic State captive but convicted of posing with the corpse was sentenced by a military jury Wednesday to a reduction …
Mon., June 24, 2019, 5 a.m.
The Velox Naval Supply Depot got its name from a famous racehorse in the 1890s, Harry Velox. Now the 530-acre property, near Sullivan Road and Trent Avenue, is a business …
Sun., June 16, 2019, 4:21 p.m.
The Navy is taking a second look at whether to send nuclear reactor compartments from the world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier to Hanford for disposal.
Tue., May 14, 2019, 5 a.m.
If you ever wanted to know what two Navy aviators were thinking when they drew a giant penis in the sky over northeast Washington, well, the answer is probably what …
UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019, 8:36 p.m.
A 19-year-old woman who graduated from Central Valley High School and enlisted in the U.S. Navy last year was shot and killed over the weekend in Portsmouth, Virginia.
Wed., April 10, 2019, 5 a.m.
A Navy spokeswoman said the Feb. 11 incident remained under investigation Tuesday, but a buildup of ice may have been a contributing factor. The Naval Safety Center classified the incident …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 8:42 p.m.
A semi-official news agency close to the Revolutionary Guard has confirmed that Iran is holding U.S. Navy veteran Michael R. White.
Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 11:36 a.m.
A Navy veteran in Utah was charged Friday with threatening to use a biological toxin as a weapon by sending letters to President Donald Trump and other leaders containing ground …
Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 11:31 a.m.
Authorities at a Pentagon mail screening facility found two envelopes suspected of containing ricin, a poison made from castor beans, and turned them over to the FBI for further analysis, …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 9:42 p.m.
The U.S. Navy says the mine found floating in Puget Sound on Tuesday was an inert mine used during a 2005 exercise at its Naval Undersea Warfare Command in Keyport.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 6:49 p.m.
The Coast Guard and Navy bomb technicians are responding to a reported unexploded ordinance floating in the water between Brownsville Marina and Bainbridge Island.
Fri., July 20, 2018, 9:43 a.m.
Now that women in the Navy can wear ponytails, men want beards.
UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 3:24 p.m.
The Navy says it’s planning to increase jet traffic at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.
Sun., June 24, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
The Navy is continuing to check wells around Naval Air Station Whidbey Island for contaminants in drinking water.
Thu., April 19, 2018, 12:21 p.m.
The top military leaders of the Navy and Marine Corps said Thursday they have seen no discipline, morale or unit readiness problems with transgender troops now serving openly in the …
UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 7:45 p.m.
The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in a harrowing emergency landing after a passenger was partially blown out of the jet’s damaged fuselage is also being hailed …
Sat., March 17, 2018, 6:36 p.m.
The U.S. Navy’s newest attack submarine, the USS Colorado, joined the fleet Saturday in a ceremony at Connecticut’s Naval Submarine Base.
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 1:27 p.m.
The Pentagon acknowledged Thursday that budget shortfalls have eroded military capabilities, including training and flight hours, but stopped short of blaming those cutbacks for the crash of a U.S. Navy …
Wed., March 14, 2018, 10:54 p.m.
A U.S. Navy fighter jet crashed Wednesday off the coast of Key West, Florida, killing its two crew members.
Tue., March 13, 2018, 8:25 a.m.
The Navy is considering using more Washington state parks along the coastline for training its special operations forces.
UPDATED: Fri., March 9, 2018, 5:22 p.m.
The White House announced Friday that President Donald Trump has pardoned a Navy sailor who took photos of classified areas inside a submarine and served a year in federal prison.
Sun., Dec. 24, 2017, 2:26 p.m.
President Donald Trump opened his first Christmas Eve in office by offering season’s greetings to U.S. troops stationed around the world and chatting up children who called into a Defense …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 8:57 p.m.
The U.S. Navy issued an letter to the Okanogan School District Tuesday, apologizing for the actions of two pilots who drew a giant phallus in the sky last month.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 7:17 a.m.
There’s only 1 known Pearl Harbor survivor left in Spokane area. This widow is striving not to let community forget attack.
Vina Mikkelsen, 86, is orchestrating this year’s Pearl Harbor remembrance in honor of her husband, Denis, a Navy radioman stationed on the USS West Virginia when the Japanese attacked in …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 9:29 p.m.
Argentina’s navy insisted Saturday that a missing submarine had seemed to be in good condition when it set off on a training mission, despite fears it later exploded beneath the …
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 11:37 a.m.
The U.S. Navy says two sailors from Florida and another from Louisiana died in an aircraft crash in the Philippine Sea.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
Ships and planes combed a wider area of the frigid South Atlantic on Tuesday in a fruitless hunt for signs of a missing Argentine submarine, adding to growing concerns about …
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 5:35 p.m.
A Japanese tug boat lost propulsion and drifted into a U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer during a towing exercise, the Navy said.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 11:54 a.m.
U.S. Navy leaders are recommending a sweeping list of changes in sailor training, crew requirements and safety procedures to address systemic problems across the Pacific fleet that led to two …