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Washington Navy Yard where gunman killed 12.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Navy plans new entry at DC building where 12 died

The Navy Yard building in Washington where a gunman killed 12 people will get a new visitor’s entrance and a renovated interior, including a “remembrance area” for the victims, a military spokeswoman said Monday. Building 197 […]

12/16/2013

Naval helicopter dips its sonar into the ocean. (AP file photo)

Feds grant Navy permit for sonar training

SAN DIEGO (AP) – The National Marine Fisheries Service is granting the Navy permits for its plans that will intensify its sonar use in the Pacific over the next five years, despite the objection of […]

12/16/2013

This image from video provided by the FBI, shows Aaron Alexis moves through the hallways of Building #197 at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, in Washington, carrying a Remington 870 shotgun. (AP Photo/FBI)

Navy Yard gunman had access pulled

WASHINGTON (AP) — The company that employed the Washington Navy Yard shooter pulled his access to classified material for two days in August when mental health problems became evident, but restored it quickly and never […]

11/22/2013

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Navy cruiser in port after drone-training mishap

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Navy guided missile cruiser hit by a malfunctioning drone during a training exercise is back in San Diego, where investigators will assess the damage and determine what went wrong. Two […]

11/17/2013

A U.S. soldier walks atop his armored vehicle at sunset as he prepares for a nighttime military exercise in the Kuwaiti desert south of the Iraqi border on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2002. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

Military suicides drop; unclear why

WASHINGTON (AP) — Suicides across the military have dropped by more than 22 percent this year, defense officials said, amid an array of new programs targeting what the Defense Department calls an epidemic that took […]

11/11/2013

President of Newport News Shipbuilding, Matt Mulherin, left, watches as Susan Ford Bales, daughter of former President Gerald R. Ford, right, christens the Navy's newest nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford at Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Va., Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Navy christens next generation of aircraft carrier

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Navy christened the USS Gerald Ford on Saturday with the traditional smashing of a bottle of sparkling wine across the bow of the ship — the most technologically advanced aircraft […]

11/09/2013

U.S. Navy Master-at-Arms Third Class Danielle Hinchliff, left, and Master-at-Arms Third Class Anna Schnatzmeyer, both of Coastal Riverine Squadron 2, train under instructor Boatswain's Mate Second Class Christopher Johnson, right, while on a Riverine Assault Boat as they participate in a U.S. Navy Riverine Crewman Course at the Center for Security Forces Learning Site at Camp Lejeune, N.C. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Women heading to Navy Riverine combat jobs

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — Anna Schnatzmeyer’s face is taut with concentration as she slowly maneuvers the Riverine assault boat away from the dock, using the complex controls to try and inch the 34-foot craft […]

11/07/2013

Like a giant nose, forward hull body of the first-in-class Zumwalt, the largest U.S. Navy destroyer ever built, is seen in dry dock Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, in Bath, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Navy’s giant, stealthy new destroyer gets in the water

BATH, Maine (AP) — The largest destroyer ever built for the Navy is getting into the water for the first time — and the stealthy vessel looks unlike any U.S. warship before. Without fanfare, Maine’s […]

10/28/2013

In this Aug. 1962 photo, astronaut Scott Carpenter has his space suit adjusted by a technician in Cape Canaveral, Fla.  (AP Photo, File)

Scott Carpenter, 2nd US astronaut in orbit dies

DENVER (AP) — Astronaut Scott Carpenter, the second American to orbit the Earth and first person to explore both the heights of space and depths of the ocean, died Thursday after a stroke. He was […]

10/10/2013

This image provided by the U.S. Navy shows Navy Vice Adm. Tim Giardina in a Nov. 11, 2011, photo.  (AP Photo/U.S. Navy)

3-star admiral fired as No. 2 nuclear commander

WASHINGTON (AP) — The deputy commander of U.S. nuclear forces, Vice Adm. Tim Giardina, was notified Wednesday that he has been relieved of duty amid a military investigation of allegations that he used counterfeit chips […]

10/09/2013

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AP sources: Navy SEALs raid Somali town

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. official tells The Associated Press that Navy SEALs have raided a Somali coastal town looking for an al-Qaida suspect in connection with the Nairobi shopping mall attack, but did not get […]

10/05/2013

Washington Navy Yard where gunman killed 12.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Navy mulls redesign of DC building where 12 killed

The Navy is considering an extensive redesign of the Washington Navy Yard building where 12 workers were gunned down last month. A contract for repairs to Navy Yard Building 197 directs the contractor to create […]

10/04/2013

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