- US maritime schools feel connection to sunken cargo ship Updated: Oct-09-15 9:27 am
BOURNE, Massachusetts - The Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline come into view as the ship sails into New York Harbor on calm waters. A moment later, the sky darkens, lightning flashes and the ship is rocked by roiling waves. Alarm bells warn of shallow waters or an impending collision with a massive tanker carting liquefied natural gas.
- 5th Maine Maritime Academy graduate was aboard El Faro Updated: Oct-08-15 1:15 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - A fifth Maine Maritime Academy alumnus was a member of the crew of a cargo ship that stalled and sank in the winds of Hurricane Joaquin, according to the school.
- Sen. Tim Scott talking up US service academies around SC Updated: Sep-29-15 4:05 am
AIKEN, South Carolina - U.S. Sen. Tim Scott is helping high school students learn about applying to the nation's service academies.
- Naval Academy head says school could produce women SEALs Updated: Sep-28-15 3:43 pm
WASHINGTON - The superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy says he's confident that women who graduate from the school will go on to become Navy SEALs if the military changes its policy to allow them to serve in that special operations role.