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Female Four-Star Admiral: Michelle Howard Makes U.S. Navy History

On Tuesday, Michelle Howard became the first woman to become a four-star admiral in the Navy’s 236-year history. She was promoted to the title at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial held near the Pentagon. She will now be …

San Diego Navy Base Locked Down Over Pellet Gun

A Naval Base in San Diego was locked down this week over shooting fears caused by a rather harmless weapon. Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego was shut down early Thursday morning after the Navy received reports of men …

Navy Railgun: Futuristic Weapon Will Undergo Sea Trials in 2016

A high-speed electromagnetic weapon is something you would think only exists in your dreams. Yet, the U.S. Navy has finally designed an inexpensive futuristic gun that has brought science fiction to life. According to Reuters, the railgun can fire “23-pound …

USS Mahan Shooting Leaves Two Dead

A shooting aboard the USS Mahan has left two people dead and is raising questions about the Navy’s security procedures. According to the U.S. Navy, one male sailor was shot and killed aboard the Mahan at around 11:20 pm Monday …

Navy Seal Dies, Seven Injured at Fort Knox Navy Seal Dies, Seven Injured at Fort Knox

A Navy SEAL was killed and seven other soldiers have been injured in a training accident that occurred this week in Fort Knox, Kentucky. According to a Louisville Courier-Journal report, 23-year-old Navy SEAL Jonathan Kaloust died Wednesday after his Humvee …

2 Navy Divers Drowned in Aberdeen “Super Pond” 2 Navy Divers Drowned in Aberdeen “Super Pond”

It’s a given that joining the military can mean putting one’s life in danger. However, that danger isn’t generally assumed to be great while training on home soil. Two U.S. Navy divers recently proved that even training is dangerous, and …

Sub Boss Faked Death, Says U.S. Navy Sub Boss Faked Death, Says U.S. Navy
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One month ago, U.S. Navy Commander Michael Ward II was assigned to administrative duties while Navy officials investigated whether or not Ward had faked his own death. This week, a Navy report has surfaced that indicates Ward did indeed send …

U.S. Ship Fires at Indian Fishing Boat in the Persian Gulf U.S. Ship Fires at Indian Fishing Boat in the Persian Gulf

U.S. ship fires at what authorities describe as a “small, white pleasure craft” after repeatedly telling its occupants that the vessel was too close for comfort, according to CNN. After issuing multiple warnings to those aboard the fishing boat, the …