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Graduate Friday, July 28, 2017
NORFOLK, Va. — With praise and a blessing for the military, President Donald Trump helped hand over the USS Gerald R. Ford to the Navy on Saturday and said the state-of-the-art aircraft carrier will send a "100,000-ton message to the world" about America's military might when it is ultimately deployed.
Early findings in the investigation into the June 17 fatal collision between the destroyer Fitzgerald and a container ship suggest the Navy crew committed multiple errors and failed to take action before the collision.
Navy officials would not confirm the report Friday and said it was "way too early" to be discussing specifics of the investigation.
Laser weapons aren’t just a "Star Wars" fantasy anymore — they are now aboard U.S. Navy warships.
The Navy has been testing an active laser weapons system, called LaWS, on the amphibious transport dock Ponce for several years. But during a recent test, the Navy proved that LaWS is fully functional and ready for action.
NORFOLK, Va. — In the pilot house of the Navy's newest aircraft carrier, Petty Officer 1st Class Jose Triana doesn't just go by the book. He helped write the book.
The Navy announced July 13 in NAVADMIN 174/17 that as part of its Sailor 2025 efforts, the service will implement a new Navy Enlisted Classification (NEC) code construct this October and also realign enlisted rating communities and career fields.
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