Pearl Harbor shooting unfolded in 23 seconds in packed area

U.S. 12/06/19, 10:37

The U.S. Navy sailor who fatally shot two people at Pearl Harbor before killing himself was unhappy with his commanders and had been undergoing counseling, a military official said Friday. Gabriel Romero, 22, also faced non-judicial punishment, which is a lower-level administrative process for minor misconduct, said the official, who spoke ...

War college’s 1st female president looks forward to serving

U.S. 06/15/19, 07:20

The first female leader of the U.S. Naval War College says she's humbled by her selection as college president and looks forward to serving in that role.Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield, a helicopter pilot who heads a military command in Guam, was named as the 57th president Friday. Navy Secretary Richard ...

US Naval War College is getting its 1st female president

U.S. 06/14/19, 13:44

A helicopter pilot who heads a military command in Guam will be the first female leader of the U.S. Naval War College, the Navy announced Friday, days after removing the college president who came under investigation over questionable behavior. Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield will be the new president, Navy Secretary Richard ...

Update: Naval War College president steps down

U.S. 06/10/19, 10:46

The Latest on the investigation at the U.S. Naval War College (all times local):11:45 a.m.The president of the U.S. Naval War College says he is stepping down.This image provided by the U.S. Navy shows Rear Adm. Jeffrey Harley, president of the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, R.I. Dozens of ...

APNewsBreak: Naval War College head reassigned pending probe

U.S. 06/10/19, 08:18

The Navy says the president of the U.S. Naval War College has been administratively reassigned pending the outcome of an inspector general investigation.The reassignment of Rear Adm. Jeffrey Harley on Monday comes days after The Associated Press reported on the investigation amid allegations that he spent excessively, abused his hiring ...

US carrier in Persian Gulf region sends clear signal to Iran

Politics 06/08/19, 18:44

The USS Abraham Lincoln, with its contingent of Navy destroyers and cruisers and a fighting force of about 70 aircraft, is the centerpiece of the Pentagon's response to what it calls Iranian threats to attack U.S. forces or commercial shipping in the Persian Gulf region. The aircraft carrier is in international ...

Navy reviewing wearing of Trump patches aboard ship

Politics 05/28/19, 22:36

The Navy says it is reviewing whether service members violated Defense Department policy or regulations by wearing a uniform patch with the words "Make Aircrews Great Again" during President Donald Trump's visit to their ship in Japan. The phrase emblazoned on the patch, along with a likeness of Trump, is a ...

Beyond the marketing, Memorial Day Observance

U.S. 05/24/19, 18:20

Memorial Day is almost upon us, and hidden behind the sales adverts, cookout charcoal, and deals "celebrating" Memorial Day, is the real reason behind the federal holiday. Its the one day a year set aside to remember the fallen, those who paid the ultimate price for freedom, military servicemen and women ...

Acting Secy Shanahan to speak at Naval Academy graduation

U.S. 05/24/19, 03:33

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is set to deliver the commencement address to the 2019 graduating class of the U.S. Naval Academy. The former Boeing executive will speak Friday at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. More than 1,000 midshipmen will be graduating. Each will receive a Bachelor of Science degree ...

Commander of Guantanamo Bay prison is fired

U.S. 04/29/19, 01:19

Military officials say the commander of the task force that runs the prison at the U.S. Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has been fired for a "loss of confidence in his ability to command." A statement from U.S. Southern Command says Navy Rear Adm. John Ring was relieved of duty ...

Kim Jong Un visits war memorial following summit with Putin

Europe 04/25/19, 21:46

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has attended a wreath-laying ceremony at a war memorial near the headquarters of the Russian Navy's Pacific Fleet as he wrapped up his visit to the Russian Far East following a summit with President Vladimir Putin.Kim arrived at the memorial in Vladivostok on Friday. ...

Drugs found on Montenegro military training ship

Europe 04/19/19, 07:00

Montenegro's defense ministry says the army has discovered drugs hidden on a navy training ship ahead of its planned journey to Turkey and Greece.The ministry says the military police searched the Jadran, or the Adriatic, early Friday after learning that certain criminal gangs were planning to use it to smuggle ...

President Trump nominates naval aviator as next Navy chief

Politics 04/11/19, 18:14

President Donald Trump on Thursday nominated a naval aviator with extensive experience in budgeting and personnel reform to become the next officer to lead the U.S. Navy. Navy Adm. Bill Moran, who piloted P-3 Orion surveillance aircraft during the Cold War, is currently the Navy's vice chief. If confirmed by the ...

US, Nigeria, other nations train navies in Gulf of Guinea

Africa 04/01/19, 10:43

The United States Navy and 33 other countries recently carried out weeks of maritime training in the Gulf of Guinea, to improve safety against pirates and to improve the monitoring of the West Africa coastline.The Obangame Express training exercise, in its ninth year, this year included 2,500 personnel, 95 ships ...

US military vet recounts arrests in Haiti to

America 03/21/19, 12:42

An American security contractor at the center of a mysterious case roiling Haitian politics says that he and a group of fellow veterans were sent to Haiti on a mission to protect a businessman signing a more than $50 million contract at the country's central bank.Chris Osman, a 44-year-old retired ...

Climate change doubter is leading effort to advise Trump

Politics 02/20/19, 20:44

The Trump administration is exploring the idea of forming a special committee to look at climate change and security risks, with the effort being coordinated by a 79-year-old physicist who rejects mainstream climate science. A "discussion paper" obtained by The Associated Press asks federal officials from an array of government agencies ...

Syria attack victims include daughter of US police official

New York 01/18/19, 13:52

One of the four Americans killed in a suicide bomb attack in Syria this week was a Navy sailor and married mother of two whose father is a high-ranking officer in the New York State Police, officials said Friday.The Pentagon identified three of the four Americans killed in Wednesday's attack ...

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