- Rhode Island partners with Navy to grow defense businesses Updated: Aug-30-15 9:52 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The state is partnering with the Navy to grow businesses working on undersea and naval technologies.
- Navy veteran to address Ohio women veterans conference Updated: Aug-30-15 9:40 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A U.S. Navy combat veteran will give the keynote speech at Ohio's conference for women veterans to be held in Columbus.
- Navy looking at security changes after Chattanooga shooting Updated: Aug-29-15 3:22 pm
CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee - The U.S. Navy is looking into possible security changes after the July 16 slaying of four Marines and a sailor at Chattanooga's U.S. Naval and Marine Reserve Center.
- Detroit Navy Week kicks off with downtown celebration Updated: Aug-24-15 4:06 am
DETROIT - Detroit Navy Week is kicking off with a celebration at Campus Martius.
- USS Barry commander, command master chief relieved of duties Updated: Aug-21-15 5:08 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - The Navy has removed two of the top leaders aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Barry.
- Officials: Military likely to open most combat jobs to women Updated: Aug-18-15 4:06 pm
WASHINGTON - Two women have now passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, and even tougher and more dangerous jobs could lie ahead. The military services are poised to allow women to serve in most front-line combat jobs, including special operations forces, senior officials told The Associated Press.
- Survey: Trust, exhaustion were issues on Navy hospital ship Updated: Aug-17-15 3:22 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - Stress levels were so high among sailors aboard a Navy hospital ship preparing to provide humanitarian assistance to Latin America that the medical unit was not considered mission capable weeks before it was set to deploy in March, according to Navy documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act.
- Part of western Michigan highway dedicated to fallen sailor Updated: Aug-16-15 4:25 pm
KENTWOOD, Michigan - A stretch of western Michigan highway has been dedicated to a Navy SEAL killed four years ago in Afghanistan.
- US, Japanese cities mark WWII end with Pearl Harbor ceremony Updated: Aug-16-15 8:04 am
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii - The mayors of Honolulu and Nagoaka, Japan - two cities linked by World War II - joined hundreds of people Saturday night to mark the 70th anniversary of the conflict's end by watching a spectacular 20-minute fireworks show
- Benghazi case focuses attention on US interrogation strategy Updated: Aug-15-15 5:15 pm
WASHINGTON - After a suspected militant was captured last year to face charges for the deadly 2012 attacks on Americans in Benghazi, Libya, he was brought to the U.S. aboard a Navy transport ship on a 13-day trip that his lawyers say could have taken 13 hours by plane.
- US deems Guantanamo legal offices safe amid health concerns Updated: Aug-14-15 3:34 pm
MIAMI - Legal offices on the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been deemed safe for human occupancy amid concerns about a possible cancer cluster, the Navy said Friday.
- Man soliciting money charged with wearing Navy uniform Updated: Aug-13-15 4:58 pm
TAMPA, Florida - A Tampa Bay area man was arrested after authorities say he pretended to be a former Navy SEAL.
- Appeals court orders life sentences for 5 Somali pirates Updated: Aug-13-15 4:25 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Five Somali pirates must spend life in prison for waging a mistaken and dramatically unsuccessful attack on a U.S. Navy ship, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.
- Firefighters for Navy say staffing shortage exhausts them Updated: Aug-13-15 11:13 am
NORFOLK, Virginia - Some firefighters working for the Navy in Hampton Roads say a staffing shortage is forcing them to work mandatory overtime that is exhausting them.
- Navy officers are Illinois State Fair parade grand marshals Updated: Aug-13-15 5:12 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Two U.S. Navy officers are serving as grand marshals for the Illinois State Fair Twilight Parade.
- Navy: 2 injured in fire aboard aircraft carrier in Atlantic Updated: Aug-12-15 9:37 am
NORFOLK, Virginia - The Navy says two people were injured after a fire erupted aboard the USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier while a fighter jet was undergoing refueling.
- Former Navy sailor pleads guilty to child pornography charge Updated: Aug-11-15 3:23 am
NORFOLK, Virginia - A former Navy sailor has pleaded guilty in federal court to receiving child pornography.
- Search suspended for Navy sailor missing near Whidbey Island Updated: Aug-09-15 1:44 pm
OAK HARBOR, Washington - The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a U.S. Navy sailor who went missing when his boat broke apart off Whidbey Island.
- Clarification: Navy Kickbacks story Updated: Aug-05-15 5:31 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - In a story Aug. 3, The Associated Press reported that Rekha and Karan Vasudeva, a couple from Georgia who filed a lawsuit that blew the whistle on wrongdoing by a longtime U.S. Navy employee and Navy contractors, agreed to settle for $90,000. The story should have specified that the money will be paid by the U.S. government.
- With new paint and grease, Navy tries to lengthen subs' life Updated: Aug-03-15 11:17 am
GROTON, Connecticut - As it tries to get the most out of each of its $2.6 billion attack submarines, the U.S. Navy is finding a lot depends on the right paint job.
- Navy's newest attack submarine, USS John Warner, joins fleet Updated: Aug-01-15 2:47 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - The Navy's newest nuclear-powered attack submarine joined the fleet Saturday, with top Navy officials saying that it couldn't come soon enough with ever-increasing demands from combatant commanders.
- Navy contract employing New Orleans workers changes hands Updated: Aug-01-15 12:49 pm
NEW ORLEANS - System Integration and Management has notified Louisiana officials it will lay off about 100 employees at its New Orleans site over coming weeks after its contract with the U.S. Navy ended.