Accuracy in Media

Sailor Disciplined for Refusing to Stand for the U.S. Flag

From Task and Purpose’s website: A sailor who filmed herself refusing to stand for morning colors is now facing administrative action, has learned. Lt. Cmdr. Kate Meadows, a spokeswoman for Naval Education and Training Command, said actions were ongoing regarding the sailor, but declined to specify what they were. Photo by U.S. Pacific Fleet

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Iran: We’ll Shut Down U.S. Access to Persian Gulf!

The Free Beacon with the latest: A top Iranian military official has threatened to block the United States’ free passage through a crucial international shipping lane in the Persian Gulf, according to recent comments in which the commander insisted, “We have no other enemy in the region except for America.” Hossein Salami, deputy commander of […]

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John Kerry Unhappy with Russian Jet Buzzing Navy Destroyer

John Kerry scolds Russia for a jet buzzing a U.S. naval destroyer: Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov that the U.S. isn’t happy that a Russian military plane buzzed a U.S. destroyer this week. “The secretary also registered our strong objections to the unsafe maneuvers executed by Russian […]

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November 2016

11/12/2016 - Op-Ed: Navy Secretary Changes Things for the Sake of Changing Things

September 2016

9/10/2016 - Sailor Disciplined for Refusing to Stand for the U.S. Flag

August 2016

8/26/2016 - Liberal Media Homepages, except for NBC News, Cover U.S. Naval Ship Firing Warnings Shots at Iranian Vessel

July 2016

7/8/2016 - Navy Official On Leave after Brandishing Gun, Threatening Young Men

May 2016

5/10/2016 - Iran: We’ll Shut Down U.S. Access to Persian Gulf!

5/4/2016 - USS Cole Commander Criticizes Transfer of Detainee to Saudi Arabia

5/3/2016 - Calls Renewed to Rename U.S. Navy Ships after Marines’ Historic Fallujah Campaign

April 2016

4/18/2016 - John Kerry Unhappy with Russian Jet Buzzing Navy Destroyer

4/13/2016 - Naval Officer Held in Brig on Espionage Charges

March 2016

3/22/2016 - Iran to Build Statues to Remember Capturing U.S. Sailors

3/6/2016 - U.S. Navy Deploys Carrier Strike Group to South China Sea

February 2016

2/11/2016 - Iran Mocks Capture of U.S. Sailors in Parade

2/11/2016 - U.S. Navy Livid after Iran Releases Video of Captured U.S. Sailor Crying

January 2016

1/14/2016 - WATCH: State Dept Suggests Iran’s Filming of Captured U.S. Sailors Violated the Geneva Convention

1/14/2016 - Iran Claims America Apologized for Incursion into Iranian Waters

1/13/2016 - Iran Releases Captured U.S. Sailors

1/13/2016 - No Timeline for Return of U.S. Sailors Held Hostage by Iran

December 2015

12/31/2015 - Iran Fires Rockets Near U.S. Navy Warships

October 2015

10/28/2015 - China Shadows U.S. Navy Destroyer in South China Sea

September 2015

9/18/2015 - Obama Blocks US Navy from Sailing Near Disputed Islands and Chinese Airstrips

July 2015

7/31/2015 - U.S. Navy will Remove an Aircraft Carrier in the Persian Gulf for 2 Months

June 2015

6/4/2015 - Russia Fighter Jet gets Too Close to U.S. Warship

March 2015

3/2/2015 - Obama’s Budget and Sequestration could be Hurting the Navy

September 2013

9/17/2013 - Navy Yard Shooting claims 12 Lives