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Alleged misconduct in the enlisted ranks in San Diego this summer prompted Navy officials to shut down a command’s chief initiation season, leaving 11 sailors who were selected for chief wondering whether they will actually pin on anchors.
The commander and executive officer of the guided-missile destroyer that was struck by a merchant oil tanker off the coast of Singapore on Aug. 21 were removed from their positions, a U.S. 7th Fleet spokesman told USNI News on late Tuesday.
TOKYO — Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Sunday that his government fully supports the U.S. stance on pressuring North Korea over its nuclear weapons program, with all options on the table.
In a televised debate Sunday among leaders of major political parties, Abe said North Korea had failed to deliver on past promises to give up its pursuit of nuclear technology made during “six-party” talks with Japan, China, the U.S., Russia and South Korea.
HONOLULU — Two sub-hunting and surveillance Navy jet planes have reached Hawaii with a mission of protecting the isles.
The arrival of the P-8A Poseidon jets extends a Navy maritime presence that started on Oahu in the 1920s, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Thursday.
An instructor and student pilot were both killed in a T-45 crash in an eastern Tennessee forest, Navy officials confirmed. The aircraft was the T-45 that was reported missing yesterday.
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