The Navy wants to decrease the number of sailors that fail its bi-annual fitness assessments, and it plans to do that with a far-reaching initiative to change the focus from a sailor's size to a sailor's overall health.
The Navy says that is has completed filling its billets for the first group of female submariners for two crews of the Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Michigan.
Mostafa Ahmed Awwad, a Saudi-born Egyptian who moved to the United States in 2007, pled guilty to attempted espionage, but avoided more severe sentencing due to the classification of the stolen documents.
Top commanders for both the Russian and US naval forces met recently at an American naval base in Naples, Italy, in order to discuss some of the recent incidents between the two naval forces in the Black Sea.
The Navy's premier Flight Demonstration Team, the Blue Angels, have had a couple of rare and unusual events during the past couple of air shows, as pieces of their jets have actually come off in flight!
The US Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet Squadron VFA-115 "Eagles" has released their 2014 WESTPAC cruise video trailer, and it's pretty awesome!
In addition to the usual cruise video fare - awesome cockpit selfies, flying in close formation, low-level flying, air combat maneuvering (ACM) practice, employment of both air-to-air and air-to-ground weaponry, this video also features a pretty nail-biting carrier landing in a heavy fog.
You can see the entire trailer here:
Ever wanted to see the entire US Navy fleet in one infographic? Now you can!
Twitter user @Naval_Graphics recently posted this image, showing all of the commissioned and non-commissioned ships of the US Navy - from Nimitz-class carriers all the way down to ocean survey ships.
When Navy Commander Ryan Breed, a Navy pilot raised by a single mom, got permission to make his mother a video for Mother's Day, he didn't expect his video to be viewed millions of times, though it's a wonderful and moving video for anyone who has missed their mother:
The 4-minute video currently has about 10.7 million views at the time of this writing.
The death of two highly-trained and physically fit Navy SEALS in a base pool where they typically work out has raised more questions than answers.
According to this article on Stripes.com Petty Officers 1st Class Seth Cody Lewis and Brett Allen Marihugh were found unresponsive at the bottom of the pool in the Combat Swimmer Training Facility at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek in Virginia this past Friday.