Friday, August 18, 2017

Defense Secretary Mattis tells sailors ‘you’re not some pu–y sitting on the sidelines’

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is well known for having delivered some controversial quotes in the past, and he uttered yet another during a speech last week...

Navy: Only woman in SEAL training pipeline drops out

SAN DIEGO –  The only woman in the Navy SEAL training pipeline has dropped out, a Navy special warfare official confirmed Friday. The female midshipman...

Military commanders get OK to shoot down drones over bases

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has sent new guidance to the armed services that lays out the military's authority to disable or shoot down any...

Top U.S. general says no changes yet to transgender policy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine General Joseph Dunford, said in a written message on Thursday to military...

President announces ban on transgender people in U.S. military

President Trump in a series of tweets Wednesday morning the president wrote: “After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the...

U.S. Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian vessel: official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy ship fired warning shots toward an Iranian vessel near the northern Arabian Gulf on Tuesday after the vessel...

President: USS Ford is ‘100,000-ton message to the world’

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — With praise and a blessing for the military, President Donald Trump helped hand over the USS Gerald R. Ford to...

Navy SEAL killed in parachuting accident during Fleet Week

A member of the Navy SEAL Elite Parachute team "The Leap Frogs" was killed in a parachuting accident during Fleet Week today in Jersey...

Destroyer’s name honors aviator who crash landed to save fellow pilot

BATH, Maine — Naval aviator Thomas Hudner watched helplessly as a fellow fighter pilot's plane turned into a death trap after a crash-landing behind...

Navy promotes SEAL commander in defiance of Congress

In defiance of Congress, the Navy has granted a retroactive promotion, back pay and a bigger pension to an admiral whom lawmakers forced to...

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Mattis says a decision is closer on strategy for Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of sometimes heated internal debate, the Trump administration has almost reached a decision on a new approach for fighting...

Warship captain in collision that killed 7 to lose command

WASHINGTON (AP) — Poor seamanship and flaws in keeping watch contributed to a collision between a Navy destroyer and a commercial container ship that...

CIA warned Barcelona about terror threat, report says

The CIA warned local police in Barcelona two months ago that the city’s popular tourist area, Las Ramblas, could be the target of a terrorist attack just...