An interesting opinion editorial at Task and Purpose on the tenure of Ray Mabus: Ray Mabus is arguably the most famous secretary of the Navy since Theodore Roosevelt and the era of the Great White Fleet. It would be great if the secretary’s prominence was due to the emergence of the Navy and Marine Corps […]
From Task and Purpose’s website: A sailor who filmed herself refusing to stand for morning colors is now facing administrative action, Military.com 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
So how about that Iran nuclear deal, right? Wasn’t that supposed to usher in peace or something? Well, the homepages of ABC News, CBS News, and CNN did cover the warnings shots incident between a U.S. Navy ship and an Iranian vessel in the Persian Gulf. But, NBC News’ homepage did not feature this news.
Karnig Ohannessian, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Environment in the U.S. Navy, brandished a gun and threatened young men who were being loud in the street this past week, according to reports. He has been placed on leave for his actions.
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 […]
It feels like a miscarriage of justice for our dead sailors: The man at the helm of the USS Cole when it was attacked by an Al Qaeda cell in 2000 said last month’s release of a Guantanamo Bay detainee linked to the bombers denies justice to the 17 people killed aboard the ship. Kirk […]
From Military.com: More than 120 Americans were killed in the two battles of Fallujah, 54 of them in a bloody nine-day span in November 2004 during the second battle, Operation Phantom Fury. Eleven prestigious Navy Cross medals were approved for actions in Fallujah, two of them posthumous. In addition, Fallujah produced one of the most […]
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 […]
Edward Lin, a Taiwanese-born officer, is being held in a naval brig in Virginia.
Well, there you have it… statues to memorialize humiliated American sailors.
11/12/2016 - Op-Ed: Navy Secretary Changes Things for the Sake of Changing Things
9/10/2016 - Sailor Disciplined for Refusing to Stand for the U.S. Flag
8/26/2016 - Liberal Media Homepages, except for NBC News, Cover U.S. Naval Ship Firing Warnings Shots at Iranian Vessel
7/8/2016 - Navy Official On Leave after Brandishing Gun, Threatening Young Men
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
4/18/2016 - John Kerry Unhappy with Russian Jet Buzzing Navy Destroyer
4/13/2016 - Naval Officer Held in Brig on Espionage Charges
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
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
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
12/31/2015 - Iran Fires Rockets Near U.S. Navy Warships
10/28/2015 - China Shadows U.S. Navy Destroyer in South China Sea
9/18/2015 - Obama Blocks US Navy from Sailing Near Disputed Islands and Chinese Airstrips
7/31/2015 - U.S. Navy will Remove an Aircraft Carrier in the Persian Gulf for 2 Months
6/4/2015 - Russia Fighter Jet gets Too Close to U.S. Warship
3/2/2015 - Obama’s Budget and Sequestration could be Hurting the Navy
9/17/2013 - Navy Yard Shooting claims 12 Lives