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Navy Wants Small Warships That Pack a Bigger Punch

By David Sharp | Nov 28
The Navy asked this month for concept proposals for multi-mission warships that would be bigger and more heavily armed, capable of shooting down airplanes, attacking other ships and countering submarines.

USS Constitution Returns to Boston's Waters After Repairs

By Crystal Hill | Jul 24
The undocking of "Old Ironsides" on Sunday marked the end of restoration work that started two years ago, officials said. A celebration was held at the USS Constitution Museum.

Navy Gets Its Ford: $12.9 Billion Aircraft Carrier Delivered

By Ben Finley | Jun 5
The first of a new class of aircraft carriers has been officially delivered to the U.S. Navy after more than a year of delays, cost overruns and technological glitches that drew criticism from President Donald Trump.

U.S. Navy Wants Larger, Better Fleet, Says Cost Not Determined

By Jennifer McDermott | May 18
The U.S. Navy's senior officer wants a larger and better fleet sooner to compete with other countries, but says the cost is yet to be determined.

25th Annual Fleet Week Port Everglades

By Mike Halterman | Apr 25
For the past 25 years, springtime in South Florida has meant Fleet Week, and it's almost that time again for the locals to welcome the men in uniform once more.

Chile Sailor Publicly Discloses His Homosexuality

Aug 28
A sailor with Chile's navy on Wednesday announced he is gay, an unprecedented public declaration in this socially conservative South American nation.

Sailor Alert! ::Fleet Week Returns to NYC

By Deepti Hajela | May 21
Well, hello, sailor! Fleet Week is returning to New York City after a year’s absence, officials announced Tuesday. Three Navy ships and two Coast Guard cutters are scheduled to arrive in New York Harbor on Wednesday morning, the start of the week.

Navy Seeks More Sexual Assault Survey Responses

By Brock Vergakis | Dec 21
Participation in an anonymous survey aimed at determining how big a problem sexual assault is in the Navy and Marines is lagging this year compared to past years, the Navy says.

Calls For Accountability Surround Navy Sex Case

By Brian Witte | Sep 24
The case of three former U.S. Naval Academy football players accused of sexually assaulting a fellow midshipman at an off-campus toga party has renewed calls for academy leaders to face tough accountability.

Sailor Proposes to His Boyfriend as Sub Returns

Aug 13
A sailor on the USS New Mexico proposed to his boyfriend in front of about 200 people who gathered at the Navy’s submarine base to welcome the boat home from its first deployment.

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