Navy SEAL Claims OBL Kill Credit

In the past, the individual actions taken during special operations - especially by Navy SEALs - have never been widely discussed outside of a small and close-knit community. The raid on bin Laden's compound in Abottabod, Pakistan, seems to be an exception to that rule of quiet professionalism, however, especially with the newest revelations from a former Navy SEAL.

Navy F-35 Getting Its Feet Wet Today! Edit: Video!

The variant of the F-35 Lightning II, the F-35C, is preparing to begin carrier qualifications today, November 3rd.

Pentagon Advises Employees to Remain Vigilant

The Pentagon's internal security agency, the Pentagon Force Protection Agency, sent out an internal memo to its personnel last week that they could potentially be targets for ISIL or other terrorist groups, and to take appropriate precautions.

2014 Hornet Ball Video is Awesome!

The video for this year's Hornet Ball is up, and it is as amazing and jaw-dropping as ever!

If you didn't know, the Hornet Ball is an annual get together of all the West Coast Hornet and Super Hornet squadrons, and features videos compiled from that squadron's year of flying both combat and non-combat missions.

Wreck in Java Sea ID'd as USS Houston.

Navy divers investigating a sunk vessel in the Java Sea have determined it to be the USS Houston, a Northampton-class heavy cruiser that was sunk during World War II.

Manned and Unmanned Carrier Ops - Together!

A first for naval aviation - the carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt conducted both manned and unmanned flight operations off of its carrier deck simultaneously!

The fighter-sized unmanned X-47B and the F/A-18 Hornet were launched in rapid succession, and after an 8-minute flight, the X-47B made an arrested landing, folded its wings, and taxied clear of the landing area, allowing the F/A-18 to land shortly thereafter.

Army, Air Force, and Navy Revise Hairstyle Regulations

The Army, Air Force, and Navy have all reviewed the newly-implemented hairstyle policies and have agreed to modify both the allowed hairstyles and some of the language used in the regulations themselves.

Senate Panel Proposes $550 Billion in Funding

The Senate's Appropriations Defense subcommittee unanimously approved legislation that gives the Pentagon about $550 billion in defense spending and war funding.

This bill blocks several weapon system retirements or purchases that the Pentagon would forgo in the coming years to save money.

Uneven Deployment Schedules For Many Navy Crews

Over at NavyTimes.com, they have put together a fascinating slide show on the uneven deployment schedule faced by Navy ships and their sailors.

Not only do different ship classes have drastically different deployments, but even among a single class of ship, time spent at sea can vary wildly.

Former Blue Angel Boss Guilty of Charges

Capt. Gregory McWherter, who served not once but twice as the #1 pilot with the premier Navy flight demonstration squadron, has been found guilty of allowing lewd and inappropriate behavior under his command.

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Bubba Wallace delivers raw star power for NASCAR’s future

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How a skier managed to compete at the Olympics despite not being very good

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Okinawan murder victim’s family to seek compensation from US government

The family of an Okinawan woman slain by a former U.S. base worker plans to seek reparations from the U.S. government because the convicted killer is unable to pay a court-ordered settlement.
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Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) Airman Brian Rodrigues moves an E-2C Hawkeye, assigned to the Sunkings of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 116, in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71. Theodore Roosevelt and its carrier strike group are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations to reassure allies and partners and preserve the freedom of navigation and the free flow of commerce in the region. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alex Perlman (Released) 180218-N-GP724-1145
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