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Navy Top News Stories

Nunes won't leave Russia probe; Ryan says no need to

House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes rebuffed calls to step aside from the Russia investigation Tuesday as demands grew for him to recuse himself as head of that probe.
8 hours 32 min ago

Sailor struggles to recover months after being shot answering his door

The 24-year-old sailor could have never imagined how much his life – and that of his mother – would be upended when he answered a knock at his front door one night in early December. Several bullets came flying through the metal door as he rushed to close it. At least three hit the sailor.
8 hours 40 min ago

In defiant jab at Russia, Senate all but assured to approve Montenegro's NATO bid

With the support of the Trump administration, the Senate is taking a swipe at Russia this week by voting to let one of Europe's smallest countries into NATO.
8 hours 45 min ago

PACIFIC OCEAN (March 26, 2017)

Sailors assigned to Deck department aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) prepare rigging during a replenishment-at-sea while underway for composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) with the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group in preparation for an upcoming deployment. COMPTUEX tests the mission readiness of the strike group's assets through simulated real-world scenarios and their ability to perform as an integrated unit. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Craig Z. Rodarte (Released) 170326-N-YR245-075
8 hours 45 min ago

STRAIT OF MALACCA (March 27, 2017)

An MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter approaches the littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) for landing. The ship is on a rotational deployment in U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. Coronado is a fast and agile warship tailor-made to patrol the region's littorals and work hull-to-hull with partner navies, providing 7th Fleet with the flexible capabilities it needs now and in the future. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amy M. Ressler (Released) 170327-N-WV703-060
8 hours 45 min ago