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In this week's Navy Times, how the Navy plans to man a rapidly expanding fleet.

Nine sailors to face disciplinary actions for NAS Oceana jet fuel spill, admiral says

The sailors range in grade from junior sailor to senior officers

Two master chiefs punished for E-9 board misconduct

Two master chief petty officers pleaded guilty and will be reduced in rate and reprimanded as part o…

VA chief: Time to rethink disability system; current setup 'not sustainable'

“Our system incentivizes disability, when our system should be incentivizing health and well-being."…

Rear admiral to investigate Fitzgerald collision

The Japan-based 7th Fleet said Friday that Brian Fort would lead the probe into the crash with a Phi…

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Will DoD please stop making stupid uniform decisions? We're begging at this point.

The Defense Department has wasted millions on an ineffective camo pattern for Afghans.

Commentary: Transgender mandates would impede efforts to strengthen military

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis must reconsider training and benefit programs that put special interest…

Top Republican: Either change the rules or leave military pay raise alone

The House Armed Services Committee chair is disappointed to see planned trims to the annual pay boos…

Marine Corps F-35s restart flight operations at Yuma after software fix is found

Flight operations were suspended Thursday because of “anomalies” caused by a recent update of the ai…

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Commentary: Transgender mandates would impede efforts to strengthen military

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis must reconsider training and benefit programs that put special interest…

Flying saucers still evasive 70 years after pilot's report

Boise businessman Ken Arnold had no idea he would change the world when he told reporters in Pendlet…

Iran mocks reports its Syria missile strikes fell short

Iran said Sunday the two-stage missiles it fired at Islamic State targets in Syria broke apart over…

War and waste: Cautionary tales as US ponders Afghan boost

One shirt, one pair of pants. Those are the basics for outfitting an Afghan soldier. But in that sim…

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Maine retreat for war-injured veterans is dedicated

Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills was used to barking orders and having them obeyed, but he owes his life…

Former president's nonprofit leads vet transition summit

A healthy, educated veteran is a better employee. That message was at the heart of a meeting at the…

Indiana Navy veteran who survived 1985 hijacking dies

Palmer Funeral Homes confirmed 61-year-old Clinton Suggs died June 6 in his home in South Bend.

Soldier who lost 4 limbs opening retreat to help others

Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills awoke in a hospital on his 25th birthday to learn that an explosion in…

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School owner admits stealing $2.8M from veterans program

Prosecutors say most of the 182 veterans enrolled in a government-backed training program weren't el…

Elizabeth Dole, actor Ryan Phillippe join veteran caregivers to urge lawmakers for more support

Military caregivers joined former Senator Elizabeth Dole and actor Ryan Phillippe in calling for mor…

Conway: White House looking into military spouse employment concerns

The high-profile Trump adviser spoke at a spouse employment summit in Washington, as did Jill Biden.

Curbside commissary pickup will expand to more stores

The program is now offered in three locations.

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Online SGLI system delayed for airmen, soldiers, Marines

The Defense Department has delayed the rollout of the online enrollment system for Servicemembers Gr…

VA chief: Time to rethink disability system; current setup 'not sustainable'

“Our system incentivizes disability, when our system should be incentivizing health and well-being."…

Elizabeth Dole, actor Ryan Phillippe join veteran caregivers to urge lawmakers for more support

Military caregivers joined former Senator Elizabeth Dole and actor Ryan Phillippe in calling for mor…

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'Smokey and the Bandit' turns 40, and veterans will benefit

Two events tied to the anniversary will direct funds to former service members.

The 'Drinkin' Bros' hit the road: Popular military podcast to visit Fort Carson

The Colorado performance may help launch a nationwide tour of military installations.

Watch Miles Teller come home from war in 'Thank You for Your Service' trailer

The film, based on David Finkel’s nonfiction book of the same name, hits theaters Oct. 27.

Robert Woods, only player to start on both sides of Army-Navy rivalry, dies at 96

He graduated from West Point as first captain in 1945, and later served in Japan during the Allied o…

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