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Navy Top News Stories

Man impersonates soldier, threatens to blow up Wal-Mart with Islamic State bomb

A man dressed in what appeared to be a U.S. Army uniform attempted to steal alcohol and ammunition from a Baton Rouge, La. Wal-Mart store.
15 weeks 6 days ago

No decision yet on competing for Air Force jet contract, Textron says

The Air Force has released details on what it will be looking for in its next jet trainer, but Textron AirLand is still evaluating whether it will offer its Scorpion tactical jet in a competition to win the massive contract.
15 weeks 6 days ago

Maine veteran uses military settlement money to buy house for veteran resource center

The woman who won more than $400,000 in back benefits from the military for claims related to sexual assaults when she was in the U.S. Navy has used some of that money to buy a house where veterans will be able to get help in obtaining social and health services.
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Sailor in incestuous sex case found guilty on retrial

Senior Chief Electrician’s Mate Jose D. Domingo was convicted of abusive sexual contact and adultery after being accused of repeatedly raping and groping his niece over a 10-month span that ended in 2012
15 weeks 6 days ago

In battle for Mosul, everybody’s taking selfies — and some may be incriminating

With the offensive to reclaim the Iraqi city of Mosul now in its third month, smartphones are everywhere on the battlefield, where the appetite for selfie photos is proving to be irresistible — and problematic.
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