Navy News

Navy SEAL monument dedicated at Virginia Beach Oceanfront

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 23:36
Rear Adm. Tim Szymanski, commander of Naval Special Warfare Command in Coronado, Calif., thanked local residents for providing a welcoming community for SEALs who live in Virginia Beach while they are on active duty.
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Seoul calls for Pyongyang to respond to overture for talks

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 23:27
North Korea has yet to respond to South Korea's proposal to hold the military meeting and a separate meeting next month to resume the temporary reunions of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War.
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Construction plans begin on Canandaigua VA project

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 23:19
The project will entail creation of a new, 84,200 square-foot outpatient clinic. It will also include renovation of VA's main Building 1 to house various offices and spaces where veterans can meet with healthcare providers.
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Homeland security secretary says ports a terrorism priority

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 23:16
John Kelly said he believes the current security levels at U.S. shipping ports is adequate, but his agency must continue to research new technology to keep up with changing threats.
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IS galvanized in Asia by Philippine city siege, report says

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 23:13
At least 565 people, including 421 militants and 99 soldiers and police, have been killed have been killed in the worst urban uprising by Muslim militants in the volatile southern Philippines in decades.
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Cloud of confusion hangs over health-care bill

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 23:03
Senate Republican leaders' latest attempt to salvage support for a GOP health-care bill floundered Thursday as leaders struggled to explain to rank-and-file members what exactly they would be voting on next week.
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Navy captain retires after most productive stretch ever at Jacksonville's Fleet Readiness Center

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 23:01
Capt. Chuck Stuart oversaw the expansion and implementation of a new production system at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast at Jacksonville Naval Air Station that resulted in the return to service of F/A-18 Hornets and F/A-18E/F Super Hornets at a far faster rate than in the past.
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US says ExxonMobil violated Russia sanctions while Tillerson was CEO

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 22:47
Treasury officials fined ExxonMobil $2 million Thursday morning for signing eight business agreements in 2014 with Igor Sechin, the chief executive of Rosneft, an energy giant partially owned by the Russian government.
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Why Japan's first lady was probably not snubbing Trump

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 22:44
With so many stories about Trump that go viral online, the reality of Trump's dinner seated next to Akie Abe is more nuanced than the Internet's fast-moving theories.
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Chief: Death of Australian woman 'should not have happened'

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 21:02
In her first public remarks since the death of Justine Damond, a 40-year-old life coach and bride-to-be, Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau defended Officer Mohamed Noor's training but criticized his actions.
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Cancer isn't silencing McCain in career's latest chapter

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 20:56
The grave medical diagnosis hit the six-term senator just as he was settling into the latest notable role in his storied career.
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Super Galaxy brake failure prompts pre-takeoff evacuation at Yokota in western Tokyo

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 20:33
The plane’s crew, assigned to the 60th Air Mobility Wing at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., noticed the failure while taxiing to the runway. There were no injuries.
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Ex-Navy sailor gets 40 years for killing transgender woman

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 20:20
Dwanya Hickerson, 21, pleaded guilty Thursday to murder in the killing of Dee Whigham. He committed the murder while he was training at Keesler Air Force Base.
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CIA director: Moscow loves to 'stick it to America'

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 18:45
CIA Director Mike Pompeo spoke at the Aspen Security Forum, an annual gathering of intelligence and national security officials and experts in Aspen, Colorado.
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Even with Trump warning, Mueller likely to probe finances

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 18:39
Probing the Trump family's sprawling business ties would bring an investigation the president has called a partisan "witch hunt" even closer to the Oval Office.
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US seeks Syrian solution, but Assad doesn't have to go first

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 18:07
Tom Bossert, President Donald Trump's homeland and counterterrorism adviser, said there needs to be a political outcome in Syria, not a military-imposed one that has no political strategy to fill a void in leadership.
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USS Milius deployment to Japan delayed amid ‘incredible’ workload in Asia-Pacific

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 16:24
USS Milius, originally scheduled to arrive this summer, was rescheduled so the ship can undergo additional testing and certification. The announcement comes at a time when 7th Fleet is already down a destroyer.
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Senate panel rejects Trump cuts to foreign aid, domestic

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:40
A Republican budget blueprint that would begin to clear a path for a GOP effort to overhaul the tax code this fall is headed to an uncertain fate after winning a key committee vote Wednesday night.
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Open burns, ill winds: Full extent of military-related pollution in US still a secret

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:31
The Pentagon’s handling of munitions and their waste has poisoned millions of acres, and left Americans to guess at the threat to their health.
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The Juice will be loose: O.J. Simpson granted parole

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:20
O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel-room heist, successfully making his case for freedom in a nationally televised hearing that reflected America's enduring fascination with the former football star.
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