US Navy

Michelle Janine Howard was promoted to the US Navy's highest rank on Tuesday, July 1, 2014. She is the service's first female four-star admiral. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Navy Has Its First Female Four-Star Admiral

The Navy has its first female four-star admiral.

07/01/2014

U.S. Navy Sailors

Commander: Navy Must Improve Female Retention Rate

The Navy retains female sailors at half the rate it holds on to men. One result is it doesn’t have enough senior enlisted women on some ships stationed overseas.

05/23/2014

The USS Taylor was deployed to the Black Sea ahead of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi. (Photo credit: Navsource.org)

U.S. Warship Deployed Near Sochi Runs Aground

The USS Taylor is being inspected for damage.

02/19/2014

Some of the Navy's newest weapons sound like something out of "Star Wars," with lasers designed to shoot down drones and electric guns that fire projectiles at hypersonic speeds. (U.S. Navy photo by David C. Mercil/Newsmakers)

US Navy Set To Install Anti-Drone Laser On Ship

Some of the Navy’s newest weapons sound like something out of “Star Wars,” with lasers designed to shoot down drones and electric guns that fire projectiles at hypersonic speeds.

02/17/2014

File photo of a dead dolphin. (credit: WILFREDO SANDOVAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Navy: Hundreds Of Dolphins, Whales Will Die During Bomb Testing

The US Navy acknowledged Friday that because of bomb testing and heavy sonar activity hundreds of marine mammals and will be killed and injured.

09/03/2013

U.S. Navy Sailors

Navy Holds Hearing on Deaths of Divers in Md.

The Navy identified the two sailors on Wednesday who could face formal criminal charges in the drowning deaths of two divers at Aberdeen Proving Ground near Baltimore.

06/19/2013

The Navy is preparing to launch an unmanned aircraft from the deck of an aircraft carrier for the first time. (JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

Navy Launching Unmanned Surveillance Plane Off US East Coast

The Navy is preparing to launch an unmanned aircraft from the deck of an aircraft carrier for the first time.

05/14/2013

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Interviews With Veterans: What Memorial Day Means From A Hero’s Perspective

How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.

05/13/2013

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Happy Birthday! Navy Turns 237

The Navy in Hampton Roads is celebrating its birthday a little early.

10/12/2012

File photo of a US Navy Attack submarine (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Adam K. Thomas / U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

Sub Commander Faked Death To End Affair

Navy investigators say the commanding officer of a Connecticut-based nuclear submarine faked his own death to end an affair with a woman.

09/18/2012

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