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Navy Warship to Be Named for Late Gay Rights Leader Harvey Milk

In this April 1977 file photo, San Francisco supervisor Harvey Milk is exhuberant in the mayor's office during the signing of the city's gay rights bill. (AP photo)

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

Taking Jump Rope Workouts to the Next Level

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After Dave Hunt from 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

Memorial to Slain Navy Seal Chris Kyle Unveiled in Texas

Marine Maj. Ramon Armendariz places his hand on the plaque at the Chris Kyle statue following its unveiling Thursday, July 28, 2016 at the Chris Kyle Memorial Plaza in Odessa, Texas. (Jacob Ford/Odessa American via AP)

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

After Crash, Blue Angels Focus on Safety for Five-Jet Formation

The Blue Angels, the Navy's flight demonstration squadron, soar in the five-plan configuration at the Pensacola Beach Air Show in Pensacola, Fla., July 14, 2016. (Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ian Cotter)

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

Denied White House Ceremony, Marine Hero Honored with Ship Naming

Retired Marine Col. Harvey Barnum joined Navy Secretary Ray Mabus on July 28, 2016, at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., for an announcement that a destroyer would be named in Barnum's honor. (Photos courtesy Chi Nguyen/U.S. Marine Corps)

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

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