The art of sucking oil out of a trawler sunk in World War II
The Coimbra was carrying more than 2 million gallons of oil when it was torpedoed in January 1942, killing 36 officers and crew members.
Looming collapse of fisheries in the South China Sea?
This is a weekly look at developments in the South China Sea, the location of several territorial conflicts in the region.
White House considers pardons for troops facing war crime accusations
President Donald Trump may grant clemency to the service members as early as this weekend, to mark Memorial Day.
Why does the world look at an aircraft carrier as a barometer for Gulf tensions?
In December, about 30 Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessels trailed the aircraft carrier John C. Stennis and its strike group through the strait as Associated Press journalists on board watched.
US conducts Navy exercises in Arabian Sea
The U.S. Navy says it has conducted exercises in the Arabian Sea with a carrier strike group ordered to the Persian Gulf to counter an unspecified threat from Iran.
How the Navy is keeping talented moms in the sea service
One program lets sailors take up to three years off, but they must serve an additional month after they return for every month they’ve been gone.
Supreme Court rejects bid to overturn prohibition on military malpractice cases
Justice Clarence Thomas blasted the decision as a mistake by the courts that deprives service members of justice.
Iraqi Shiite figures warn US-Iran war could ‘burn’ Iraq
On Monday, two influential Shiite clerics and a leading politician — all with close ties to Iran — warned that Iraq could once again get caught in the middle of any conflict.
Boot camp revives the lost art of letter writing
Founded in 2015 by a Marine Corps veteran, a free app lets subscribers write a letter and attach a photo, which will be delivered in hard-copy form to the recruit, along with an addressed envelope to the sender and a stamp.
Once again, Iraq caught up in tensions between US and Iran
When U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down with Iraqi officials in Baghdad last week as tensions mounted between America and Iran, he delivered a nuanced message: If you’re not going to stand with us, stand aside.
How Hollywood can really help the US military
No one should do more to provide an environment free of sexual abuse than the U.S. military — one occurrence is one too many.
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