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190514-N-KW492-5419 ARABIAN SEA (May 14, 2019) Seaman Caleb Geffeney poses for a photo in the well deck of the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). 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 Ryre Arciaga/Released)
SARASOTA, Fla. — Some 2,000 years before the printing press became a thing, a queen of Persia named Atossa did something historians say had never been done before. Stylus in hand, she committed her thoughts to parchment and, in 500 B.C., produced the world’s first recorded letter.
The guided-missile submarine Florida’s “Gold Crew” was already troubled with a bad command climate when Capt. Gregory R. Kercher took the helm on Sept. 25, 2017.
Eleven months later, Kercher was fired for not only failing to fix the nagging work-related issues on board the Kings Bay, Georgia-based submarine, but also for failing to fully investigate multiple “rape lists” — sexually explicit documents that lewdly rated the enlisted women in his crew.
NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) -- The Command Master Chief of the USS Harry S. Truman has retired from the Navy days after comments made before Vice President Mike Pence's trip to the Norfolk-based aircraft carrier.
The admiral in charge of the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, was fired Saturday, U.S. Southern Command officials confirmed.
He was relieved “due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command,” according to a SOUTHCOM statement.
TAIPEI, Taiwan — Two U.S. warships sailed through the Taiwan Strait over the weekend, Taiwan’s defense ministry said Monday, in a move that Beijing said threatened to hinder U.S.-China relations.
The ministry said the ships made the passage on Sunday, sailing from south to north through the waterway that divides the self-governing island from mainland China.
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