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Naval Academy Grad Hurley Wins Quicken Loans National

Billy Hurley III, right, acknowledges the gallery in front of Tiger Woods after winning the Quicken Loans National PGA golf tournament, Sunday, June 26, 2016, in Bethesda, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

BETHESDA, Md. — Billy Hurley III held the club in his left hand and fist pumped with his right. The ball disappeared into the hole in front of him as the crowd roared, and Hurley let loose the emotion he'd been holding in. "That's probably like the most emotion I've ever shown in my life," Hurley said. An hour later, not far from his Annapolis... more

USS Constitution Museum to Celebrate 40th Anniversary

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BOSTON — The USS Constitution Museum is planning to celebrate its 40th anniversary, just in time for the Fourth of July holiday. The celebration, called "A 40 Year Journey," is scheduled for Thursday in the Navy Yard of Boston's Charlestown neighborhood. Festivities will include a ribbon-cutting for "Forest to Frigate," the museum's new, inter... more

Recent Naval Academy Grad's Career Stalled by DoD Transgender Policy

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Alexandra Marberry should have gone to flight school in October, but the 2015 Naval Academy graduate never made it to Pensacola, Florida. Instead, the 23-year-old aspiring aviator works as an administrative assistant in a windlowless office at the academy -- in a male uniform. Marberry is transgender. Her gender identity is different from the ... more

Navy: Blue Angels Will Resume Flight Demonstrations July 2

U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, Delta perform a Delta Flat Pass at the Jacksonville Beach Sea and Sky Spectacular Air Show. (Photo: Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Andrea Perez)

PENSACOLA, Fla. — Navy officials say its Blue Angels will resume performances a month after one of their pilots was killed in a crash while practicing for an air show. In a statement Saturday, Cmdr. Ryan Bernacchi said the elite flight demonstration squadron was grateful for its fans' patience as it "navigated through this very difficult loss o... more

Atlas Rocket Launches for 1st Time since March Grounding

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying a U.S. Navy communications satellite lifts off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Friday, June 24, 2016, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — America's Atlas rockets are flying again, successfully launching a communications satellite for the Navy. The unmanned Atlas V rocket blasted into a brilliantly clear sky Friday morning. It was the first Atlas flight by rocket maker United Launch Alliance since March, when a fuel-valve problem popped up on a space station... more

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