- Electric Boat partners with Rhode Island schools Updated: May-26-16 1:42 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - U.S. Navy contractor Electric Boat is partnering with Rhode Island schools to help train about 180 students for marine industry careers over the next two years.
- Documents show different medal count for 'American Sniper' Updated: May-25-16 5:52 pm
HOUSTON - Documents show the number of medals slain Navy Seal and "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle received for his military service is different from what he indicated in his best-selling memoir about his four tours of duty in Iraq.
- Vallejo unveils plans for electric car plant at ex-shipyard Updated: May-24-16 10:20 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - The city of Vallejo, which emerged from bankruptcy five years ago, is poised to get a big economic boost as plans to build a major plant for electric cars are rolling forward, officials said Tuesday.
- Purple Heart awarded to Navy officer 47 years after death Updated: May-24-16 6:12 am
BROOKLINE, Massachusetts - The family of a US Navy commander killed in action accepted a long-overdue Purple Heart award on his behalf after nearly 50 years of fighting to correct his military record.
- At 80, shipyard skipper to step back after Zumwalt trials Updated: May-22-16 12:55 pm
BATH, Maine - Captain Earl Walker wasn't about to retire before seeing the Navy's futuristic Zumwalt destroyer safely down the Kennebec River to the Atlantic Ocean.
- Navy assumes ownership of stealthy destroyer Updated: May-20-16 5:29 pm
BATH, Maine - The stealthy Zumwalt destroyer is now property of the U.S. Navy.
- Pearl Harbor sailor's remains to be buried in Dennis Updated: May-20-16 5:20 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - The remains of a U.S. Navy member killed in the Pearl Harbor attack will be returned to be buried in his hometown in Kansas nearly 75 years after his death.
- Free bottled water for those near suburban Philly bases Updated: May-20-16 7:56 am
WILLOW GROVE, Pennsylvania - The federal government is offering free bottled water to people whose public and private wells might have been contaminated by chemicals used at two former U.S. Navy bases in suburban Philadelphia.
- Gap closing 75 stores outside North America amid sales slump Updated: May-19-16 6:52 pm
NEW YORK - Gap Inc. said Thursday that it is shuttering 75 Old Navy and Banana Republic stores outside North America as the struggling company looks to focus on regions where it sees it has the greatest potential for success.
- China rejects US claim of unsafe aerial intercept Updated: May-19-16 3:12 pm
BEIJING - China on Thursday rejected U.S. claims that its fighter jets maneuvered unsafely when they intercepted an American Navy reconnaissance plane over the South China Sea, and demanded that the U.S. end such missions close to Chinese territory.
- Pentagon: Chinese jets fly close to US spy plane Updated: May-18-16 6:14 pm
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon says two Chinese fighter jets flew within about 50 feet of a U.S. Navy reconnaissance plane Tuesday in international airspace over the South China Sea.
- Correction: Stealth Destroyer story Updated: May-16-16 9:17 am
BATH, Maine - In a headline on a story May 15 about the Navy being preparing to take delivery of Zumwalt, The Associated Press erroneously characterized the ship. It's the Navy's largest destroyer, not its largest warship.
- Crowds line streets to honor US Navy SEAL killed in Iraq Updated: May-13-16 9:41 pm
CORONADO, California - Thousands of people - including motorcycle-riding combat veterans, schoolchildren waving flags and mothers with strollers - lined the streets of this military town Friday as the funeral procession of a Navy SEAL killed in Iraq passed by on its way to a national cemetery.
- Ingalls delivers 10th San Antonio-class transport dock Updated: May-13-16 8:08 pm
PASCAGOULA, Mississippi - Huntington Ingalls Industries has delivered the company's 10th San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock to the U.S. Navy.
- The Latest: Thousands line streets to mourn fallen Navy SEAL Updated: May-13-16 4:52 pm
SAN DIEGO - The Latest on the funeral of a Navy SEAL killed in Iraq (all times local):
- Navy SEALs mourn fallen brother in memorial ceremony Updated: May-13-16 2:31 am
CORONADO, California - More than a thousand people gathered in the military town of Coronado on Thursday to mourn Charles Keating IV, a U.S. Navy SEAL who was shot and killed by Islamic State militants in Iraq this month.
- Agency: Dolphins' cause of death unclear, human role likely Updated: May-12-16 10:31 pm
HONOLULU - A federal report on three dolphins that died shortly after Navy ships used sonar nearby has found the animals were likely affected by the same human event.
- Navy officer fired over Iran's detention of 10 sailors Updated: May-12-16 6:26 pm
WASHINGTON - The Navy has fired the commander of the 10 American sailors who wandered into Iranian territorial waters in the Persian Gulf and were captured and held by Iran for about 15 hours.
- Navy SEAL killed in Iraq to be promoted posthumously Updated: May-11-16 1:20 pm
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Navy SEAL who was shot and killed by Islamic State militants in Iraq on May 3 is being promoted to the rank of chief petty officer, the Navy said Wednesday.
- China says US patrols justify defensive deployments Updated: May-11-16 12:37 am
BEIJING - Upping the ante in the feud over who is responsible for rising tensions in the South China Sea, China on Wednesday said repeated U.S. Navy patrols in the area are forcing it to boost the defense capabilities of the islands it controls and may require it to launch more air and sea patrols.
- The Latest: SEAL to be buried at national cemetery Updated: May-10-16 7:58 pm
SAN DIEGO - The Latest on the burial of U.S. Navy SEAL Charles Keating (all times local):
- SEAL trainee dies during basic training Updated: May-10-16 7:54 pm
SAN DIEGO - A 21-year-old Navy SEAL trainee died last week during his first week of basic training in Coronado, California, a Navy spokesman said Tuesday.
- China hopes for progress with new Philippine government Updated: May-10-16 10:44 am
BEIJING - China said Tuesday that it hopes to work with the Philippines' new government to resolve territorial disputes in the South China Sea, but insisted the onus is on Manila to lower tensions.
- Report: Navy hospital ship was plagued by poor leadership Updated: May-09-16 12:05 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - Investigators have concluded that a U.S. Navy hospital ship designed to perform humanitarian missions and build goodwill for the country abroad was plagued by leadership problems for years before it set off to Latin America last spring with a brand-new commanding officer.
- Like mother, like daughter: A family's Navy legacy Updated: May-07-16 1:12 pm
ROSEBURG, Oregon - "Growing up, my mom shared a lot of her stories from the Navy," said Rosemary Agee, nestling closer to her mother. "You could feel the patriotism - God, country, and family. She showed it in her values and what she did."