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SAN FRANCISCO -- The late gay rights leader Harvey Milk already has schools, streets and parks named in his honor. Soon, a U.S. Navy warship will join the list. A Navy official said Friday that Navy Secretary Ray Mabus notified Congress earlier this month that a new fleet of replenishment oilers being built in San Diego will be named for Milk a... more
After Dave Hunt from CrossRope.com helped with a previous jump rope article for beginners, we asked him to come up with an advanced cross rope jumper rope workout. Here is Dave Hunt's Beginner / Intermediate jump rope workout, which shows how to easily add jump rope into your current exercise routine. If you've already got experience jum... more
ODESSA, Texas — A memorial for slain Navy Seal and "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle has been unveiled in the West Texas city where he was born in 1974. Ceremonies were held Thursday in Odessa to unveil the granite-and-limestone Chris Kyle Memorial Plaza, which also includes a bronze statue of Kyle. It is a privately funded memorial. Several... more
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- The Navy's Blue Angels this weekend will perform their only non-continental U.S. appearance of the year and fourth show since an accident killed one of their pilots and grounded the group. Marine Capt. Jeff Kuss was killed June 3 when his F/A-18 Hornet crashed near Nashville, Tennessee, during a dress ... more
It was fitting, said retired Marine Col. Harvey Barnum, that the ceremony to name an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer in his honor be held at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C. Barnum, 76, said he was one of only two recipients of the Medal of Honor -- the highest award for combat valor -- to be denied a ceremony at the White House am... more