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The U.S. Navy was founded on October 13, 1775, with the Department of the Navy established in 1798. The Navy's mission is to “maintain, train and equip combat-ready naval forces capable of winning wars, deterring aggression and maintaining freedom of the seas," and it does so with warfare specialities that include aviation, surface warfare, nuclear submarines, special forces and support services.
There are approximately 341,000 sailors serving actively in the U.S. Navy today with an additional 59,000 reserve personnel.
Union leaders warned that anyone who chooses to cross the picket line will be fined after the strike is over.
Sailors can now attend indoor religious services off-base if they wear masks and maintain social distancing.
Lt. j.g. Madeline Swegle recently completed the service's Tactical Air (Strike) training program in the T-45C Goshawk.
Keago is charged with seven charges of violating articles of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, including sexual assault.
"Greyhound" aims to tell its story in a way that allows its World War II sailors to stand in for the millions of men who...
The crew has seen a challenging six-month deployment, fraught with sickness and leadership upheavals.