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180918-N-PE636-0076 NORTH ATLANTIC (Sept. 18, 2018) A Sailor stands on the flight deck during flight operations aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in the North Atlantic, Sept. 18, 2018. The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations, demonstrating commitment to regional allies and partners, combat power, and flexibility of U.S. naval forces to operate wherever and whenever the nation requires. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Anthony Flynn/Released)
WASHINGTON — A sailor killed aboard the USS George H.W. Bush was struck by an aircraft’s turning propeller after securing the plane to the ship’s flight deck, a Navy spokesman said Tuesday.
Seaman Apprentice Joseph Min Naglak was struck by the propeller of an E-2C Hawkeye on Monday during flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier, which was off the East Coast of the United States, said Navy Cmdr. Dave Hecht, a spokesman for Naval Air Force Atlantic. Naglak was the only sailor injured in the incident, which remains under investigation, Hecht said.
NEW DELHI — The Pentagon is preparing military options for President Donald Trump to respond if the Syrian government carries through with its threat to use chemical weapons against Idlib, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford said Saturday.
BREMERTON, Wash. — Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton’s public works department says it has discovered another sewage spill — one that leaked an estimated 450,000 gallons (1.7 million liters) of wastewater into Puget Sound over the past two years.
The bathrooms in two temporary trailers constructed at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in 2016 were improperly connected to a storm water system instead of the wastewater system, the Kitsap Sun reported. As a result, flushes from the toilets flowed into Sinclair Inlet.
More service members could be at risk of losing their security clearances if they don’t keep on top of their finances, because of changes in rules for the security clearance process, according to advocates.
Under the new guidelines, officials will conduct “continuous” monitoring of federal employees who have roles in national security, including service members. Historically, individuals were up for periodic reviews every five to 10 years, depending on the type of clearance. The new, continuous evaluation will include a system that automatically pulls data on workers’ financialand criminal records, and, eventually, data from social media.
Last summer, German film director Roland Emmerich toured a number of sites around Pearl Harbor as he prepared to remake the action epic “Midway” about the 1942 battle that turned the tide of World War II in the Pacific against the Japanese
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