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Navy's New Sub Hunter Builds Reputation in Pacific with Secret Flights

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KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Professional silence is part of the job description for sailors when they fly the Navy's newest surveillance jet over disputed territory in the western Pacific. That's what the Pentagon demands of crews that search for submarines in a testy corner of the world. "Every mission we fly out of here is classified," Cmdr. Jo... more

Los Angeles to Host Navy Fleet Week Starting Next Year

In this Sept. 26, 2015 photo, the USS Iowa, a retired World War II-era battleship, is docked in the Port of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/John Antczak)

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles will begin hosting U.S. Navy vessels in an annual Fleet Week starting next year. Mayor Eric Garcetti and Navy officials announced the plan Monday aboard the USS Iowa, a retired World War II-era battleship that is now on display in the Port of Los Angeles. Officials intend to make LA Fleet Week an end-of-summer tradit... more

Navy SEAL Skills Serve Montana Congressman Ryan Zinke Well

Ryan Zinke gets a kiss from his wife, Lola, after learning he on the race for U.S. House on Tuesday evening, Nov. 4, 2014, in Whitefish, Mont. Zinke is the first Montana congressman elected from Flathead County. (AP Photo/Daily Inter Lake, Brenda Ahearn)

Rep. Ryan Zinke explains his philosophy of government through the 13 military combat knives he keeps in his House office. They are all the blades issued to the freshman Republican from Montana over his 23 years as an officer with the Navy SEALs and a commander with Team 6. During that time, the special operators were searching for an ideal to... more

US Destroyer Teams with Chinese Ship for Exercise in East China Sea

Official U.S. Navy file photo of the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63).

EAST CHINA SEA (NNS) -- Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) joined with People's Liberation Army-Navy PLA(N) guided-missile frigate Xuzhou (FFG 530) to practice the Code for Unplanned Encounters at Sea (CUES) and conduct a search-and-rescue (SAR) exercise, Nov. 20. Stethem concluded a scheduled port visit to PLA(... more

Wisconsin-built Combat Ship Commissioned in Milwaukee

U.S. Navy file photo of USS Milwaukee (LCS 5), from Dec. 2011.

MILWAUKEE -- The USS Milwaukee littoral combat ship, a warship built in Wisconsin, was commissioned Saturday and is now ready to report for duty in the South China Sea. An estimated 4,000 people turned out on a snowy, windy day for the ship's commissioning ceremony on Lake Michigan at Milwaukee's Veterans Park, the Journal Sentinel reported. Sp... more

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