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USS Forrestal Begins Final Voyage to Scrap Yard

USS Forrestal

Philadelphia Inquirer | Feb 05, 2014

It was like living aboard a floating city. There was recreation. Allen Polixa, a crew member on the USS Forrestal from 1980 to 1982, often took "swim breaks" miles out in the Atlantic Ocean, jumping into the water from just below the ship's top deck. There was order. Fight a colleague or steal from another crew member, said Jimmie Stewart, who... more

McCain, Kaine Unveil Measure to Change War Powers

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.

Associated Press | Jan 17, 2014

WASHINGTON -- Two members of the Senate are pressing for significant changes to how presidents consult with Congress on sending the military into war. Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Tim Kaine, D-Va., unveiled legislation on Thursday that would repeal the 1973 War Powers Resolution, often ignored by presidents of both parties, and replace it wi... more

McCain Blasts Panel for Meddling in Drone Policy

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.

UPI | Jan 17, 2014

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., Thursday told leaders of the Senate Appropriations Committee it is "not their business" to create U.S. drone policy. McCain was reacting to an exclusive report in the Washington Post that said the $1.1 trillion spending bill for the remainder of fiscal 2014 before Congress secretly restricts funds to transfer the U.S.... more

McCain Visits US Troops in Kabul

Associated Press | Jul 05, 2013

KABUL, Afghanistan - Senior Republican Sen. John McCain is visiting American troops in Afghanistan to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday. McCain presided over a reenlistment ceremony for about a half dozen U.S. soldiers in Kabul on Thursday. McCain, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and unsuccessful presidential candidate, was ... more

McCain: Time to Get Tough With Putin

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.

UPI | Jun 25, 2013

It's time to get tough with Russian President Vladimir Putin, said Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., who called the Russian leader an "old KGB colonel apparatchik." "We've got to start dealing with Vladimir Putin in a realistic fashion," McCain said Tuesday on CNN's "New Day." Calling Putin an "old KGB colonel apparatchik that dreams of the days of t... more

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