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Blue Angels Fly Over 2016 Super Bowl

The Navy Blue Angels perform a flyover concluding the opening ceremony of Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., Feb. 7, 2016. (Army Photo by Spc. Brandon C. Dyer)

SANTA CLARA, California — U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, helped kick off the 2016 Super Bowl when they performed a flyover at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, Feb. 7. The Blue Angels' signature six-jet Delta Formation soared over more than 70,000 spectators at the stadium, following the national anthem. "It... more

USS Montpelier Returns Home After Successful Deployment

USS Montpelier (Official U.S. Navy file photo)

NORFOLK — The Los Angeles fast-attack submarine USS Montpelier (SSN 765) returned to Naval Station Norfolk, Feb. 5, after completing a successful deployment to the European Command and Central Command areas of responsibility. During the deployment, the crew executed the Chief of Naval Operations' Maritime Strategy in support of national securit... more

Ike Rescues Distressed Mariners At Sea

A rescued mariner is flown aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) after her vessel became disabled off the coast of Florida. (U.S. Navy/MC3 J. E. Veal)

ATLANTIC OCEAN — Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) rescued distressed mariners at sea, Feb. 7. Ike received a distress call via bridge-to-bridge communications from the U.S.-flagged sailing vessel (S/V) Selket at approximately 7 p.m. The vessel was located 40-miles from Miami, with reports of a broken mast an... more

'Micro' Drones, 'Arsenal' Plane, Railguns Funded in New Defense Budget

A test shot fires from the Office of Naval Research-funded Electromagnetic Railgun prototype launcher located at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division. (ONR video screenshot by Jessica L. Tozer/Released)

A couple of decades ago, the Navy had an idea for an "arsenal ship" that went nowhere, but Defense Secretary Ashton Carter did the service one better Tuesday with his surprise proposal for an "arsenal plane." Nobody knows yet what an arsenal plane would look like, or what its potential missions would be, other than that it would fashioned fr... more

Tactical Fitness: Pushups After a Collar Bone Injury


After an injury, getting back to normal can take some time as it is a process that has to follow these steps: Injury Reduce Swelling Healing Regain Full Range of Motion Rebuilding Back to Normal This process can take a few weeks to more than a year depending upon the inury's severity, and if surgery is requ... more

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