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Navy Top News Stories

New social media rules warn airmen not to post offensive, illegal content

New Air Force social media rules issued in the wake of the Marines United nude-photo-sharing scandal are warning airmen to avoid posting anything offensive or illegal online.
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Navy to christen guided-missile destroyer named after Medal of Honor recipient

The Navy will christen its newest guided-missile destroyer at the General Dynamics Bath Iron Works facility in Maine on Saturday.
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Amid US uncertainty on Afghanistan policy, Russia resurrects interest

As America's 16-year war in Afghanistan drags on, Russia is resurrecting its own interest in the "graveyard of empires." The jockeying includes engaging the Taliban and leading a new diplomatic effort to tackle Afghanistan's future, all while Washington leaves the world guessing on its strategy for ending the conflict.
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Mosul lays bare the challenge of asymmetric warfare

As the fight for the Iraqi city of Mosul drags on, many might ask: Why has it taken the combined militaries of the United States and Iraq backed by an international coalition more than two years to dislodge a relatively small force of militants lacking heavy weaponry?
2 hours 51 min ago

Korean War hero, 92, attending christening of destroyer named after him

The future USS Thomas Hudner Jr. will be named after the former Naval aviator — who is the last surviving Korean War Medal of Honor recipient.
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