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  • Huntington Ingalls to work on aircraft carrier Truman

    The Navy has awarded a $7.9 million contract to Newport News Shipbuilding for work on the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman. The ship is currently docked at Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth. In October, the Navy announced that Truman would be...
  • Other military branches might want the Air Force's A-10 fleet

    To the editor: Why isn't the U.S. Air Force using the A-10 — a perfectly effective ground-attack plane on the chopping block — to attack the Islamic State columns that seem to roam the desert with impunity? We see only "pin-pricks" by...
  • Amid criticism, Pentagon unveils anti-rape plans

    — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel unveiled new initiatives Thursday to halt rape and other sexual assaults within the U.S. military after the Pentagon released a report showing an 8 percent increase in reported incidents over the past year. The 136-...
  • Pentagon issues directives to combat sexual assault in military

    Pentagon issues directives to combat sexual assault in military
    Outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel unveiled new initiatives Thursday to battle rape and other sexual assaults in the military after the Pentagon released a report showing an 8% increase in reported incidents over the last year. The 136-page report,...
  • Ceremony to honor Flight 19, museum founder

    Ceremony to honor Flight 19, museum founder
    As they do each year, military and aviation buffs will gather on Dec. 5 to remember Flight 19, the five Navy torpedo bombers that took off from Fort Lauderdale in 1945, never to return, popularizing the myth of the Bermuda Triangle. This year's...
  • NASA Langley helps Orion make 'picture perfect' launch, splash-down

    NASA Langley helps Orion make 'picture perfect' launch, splash-down
    America's new Orion crew capsule launched without a hitch Friday morning from Cape Canaveral, Fla., for a successful test flight that NASA says ushers in a new era of manned space exploration. About a dozen die-hards watched the liftoff live on an...
  • Sailor accused of secretly recording female officers: report

    Sailor accused of secretly recording female officers: report
    The U.S. Navy is investigating allegations of the illegal taping and distribution of videos aboard a submarine based in Georgia that was among the first to integrate women into its crew, military officials said. Citing the probe, military spokeswoman...
  • Feds say Navy engineer tried to export plans for new U.S. aircraft carrier to Egypt

    Feds say Navy engineer tried to export plans for new U.S. aircraft carrier to Egypt
    A Navy engineer was arrested and charged Friday with attempting to steal plans for the Navy's most advanced aircraft carrier, now under construction at Newport News Shipbuilding. Mostafa Ahmed Awwad, 35, a York County resident who worked at Norfolk Naval...
  • Pakistan military kills al-Qaeda leader wanted in U.S.

    Pakistan military kills al-Qaeda leader wanted in U.S.
    Pakistani helicopter gunships swooped on a militant hideout in a predawn raid on Saturday and shot dead a top al-Qaeda operative who was wanted in the United States for planning to bomb the New York subway system, the military said. The Federal Bureau...
  • Medal of Honor campaign continues for black sergeant who saved troops

    Medal of Honor campaign continues for black sergeant who saved troops
    If he had known in 2005 what he knows today, Brig. Gen. Gary Brito would have nominated Sgt. 1st Class Alwyn Cashe for the Medal of Honor. Brito knew in 2005 that Cashe, his uniform soaked with fuel, had plunged into a burning vehicle in Iraq on Oct....
  • Former Broward resident who became al-Qaeda operative killed in Pakistan: Reports

    Former Broward resident who became al-Qaeda operative killed in Pakistan: Reports
    Pakistani helicopter gunships swooped on a militant hideout in a predawn raid on Saturday and shot dead a top al-Qaeda operative who was also a former Broward County resident, according to reports. Adnan el-Shukrijumah, 39, who was born in Saudi Arabia...