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190212-N-YH603-2015 U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (Feb. 12, 2019) Gunner's Mate Seaman Nathan Sparkman fires a shot line from the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) to the Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Alan Shepard (T-AKE 3) during a replenishment-at-sea. Kearsarge is the flagship for the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group and, with the embarked 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Casey Moore/Released)
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Investigators are probing the death of a Coast Guard member discovered unresponsive in Dutch Harbor, Alaska.
Seaman Ethan Kelch, 19, was declared dead Sunday morning.
He was assigned to the cutter Douglas Munro, which was awaiting repairs in Dutch Harbor when he went missing during normal liberty hours on Saturday evening, officials told Navy Times
NORFOLK — The guided-missile destroyer McFaul pulled out of Naval Station Norfolk shortly after dawn Friday for what Navy leaders officially say is merely a “regularly-scheduled deployment to conduct maritime security operations.”
A scathing internal Navy probe into the 2017 collision that drowned seven sailors on the guided-missile destroyer Fitzgerald details a far longer list of problems plaguing the vessel, its crew and superior commands than the service has publicly admitted.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — An audit has found that the Naval Academy has decaying walls, plumbing issues and condemned offices and balconies.
The Capital Gazette reported Friday that it obtained the 2018 audit through a Freedom of Information Act request.
Any warship would seem a little off after a catastrophe that claimed the lives of seven sailors, but this was different.
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