Stories tagged: navy
Fri., Jan. 17, 2020
A former commander of the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay was convicted Friday of interfering with an investigation into the death of a civilian with whom the commander had …
Sat., Dec. 28, 2019
The Navy is proposing construction cutbacks of destroyers and accelerated retirements of cruisers that would delay, or sink, the Navy’s goal of larger fleet
Wed., Dec. 11, 2019
A Navy representative has been meeting with county and city leaders throughout the state to show them route maps and areas used for training by the Naval Air Station on …
Sat., Dec. 7, 2019
Top defense and military officials are reaffirming America’s continued commitment to and relationship with Saudi Arabia after a Saudi Air Force student’s deadly attack at a Navy base in Florida.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 25, 2019
Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Monday that President Donald Trump gave him a direct order to allow a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes to retire without losing his SEAL …
Thu., Nov. 7, 2019
With help from several organizations and donations of materials and time, Rae Anna Victor, Vikkie Nacarrato and others plan to honor the region’s dead in combat during World War I …
Tue., July 9, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Now that women in the Navy can wear ponytails, men want beards.
UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018
The Navy says it’s planning to increase jet traffic at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.
Sun., June 24, 2018
The Navy is continuing to check wells around Naval Air Station Whidbey Island for contaminants in drinking water.
Thu., April 19, 2018
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
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
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
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
A U.S. Navy fighter jet crashed Wednesday off the coast of Key West, Florida, killing its two crew members.
Tue., March 13, 2018
The Navy is considering using more Washington state parks along the coastline for training its special operations forces.
UPDATED: Fri., March 9, 2018
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
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
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.