Tag Archives: Navy

Iranian Military Seizes Two US Navy Boats

Really unfortunate timing with the SOTU only hours away. NBC News reports: Iranian military forces seized two U.S. Navy boats Tuesday and are detaining them on Iran’s Farsi Island in the Persian Gulf, senior U.S. officials told NBC News. The 10 American sailors were on a training mission around noon ET when one of the boats may have experienced mechanical ...

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In The Navy

Via the Navy Times: Naval Academy Superintendent Vice Adm. Ted Carter issued a challenge to the 2018 plebe class Monday afternoon: Try to beat the 1 hour, 20 minutes it took his class of ’81 to scale the Herndon Monument and replace the plebe Dixie cup with a midshipman’s cover, signifying the end of the grueling plebe year. The fourth ...

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SAN DIEGO: Gay Submariner & Boyfriend Chosen For Ceremonial First Kiss

Via NBC San Diego: A San Diego man and his partner were the first male same-sex couple to be chosen for the ceremonial first kiss during the homecoming of submarine warship USS San Francisco. The fast-attack submarine reunited with its home port at Naval Base Point Loma Monday afternoon while families lined the dock awaiting the arrival of husbands, sons, ...

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US Navy Demonstrates Laser Weapon

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TURKEY: Mob Of Anti-US Protesters Attack And Chase Three American Sailors

Via the Washington Post: Three U.S. sailors were attacked in Istanbul by an angry mob on Wednesday, as a grew of about 20 nationalists threw objects at them, chased them and briefly threw a bag over one of their heads. The incident was publicized in a video online, and acknowledged by the U.S. Navy. The attack underscores the volatility in ...

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US Navy Christens Ship For Sally Ride

The US Navy has christened its new ship named after late astronaut Sally Ride in a ceremony featuring her partner of 27 years. Dr. Tam O’Shaughnessy, ship’s sponsor for the auxiliary general oceanographic research (AGOR) vessel R/V Sally Ride (AGOR 28), breaks a bottle across the bow during a christening ceremony at the Dakota Creek Industries, Inc., shipyard in Anacortes, ...

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Two Million Views

Buzzfeed reports today that the above military proposal photo has garnered over two million views since being posted on Facebook. Hit the link for a great interview with the couple.

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Mass Shooting At DC Navy Yard Base
UPDATE: Twelve Fatalities Now Confirmed

The Washington Post has the early report: A D.C. police officer is among the people shot at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday morning. A police spokesman confirmed at 9:20 a.m. that the officer was shot near the room where a lone gunman has barricaded himself after allegedly shooting at least three people on the Navy Yard grounds in Southeast ...

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SAN DIEGO: Navy Grants OK For Sailors To Wear Uniforms In Gay Pride Parade

All of last year’s screaming by the right wing was wasted because the Navy has again granted permission for active duty sailors to wear their uniforms at San Diego Pride. Via press release: Following a historic week of marriage equality victories, the United States Navy, Region Southwest has authorized active duty Navy servicemembers under its command to wear their uniforms ...

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Transgender Former Navy SEAL To Anderson Cooper: I Just Want Happiness

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Warrior Princess: Former Navy SEAL Writes Memoir On Transition To Female

The Atlantic has the story: In every Navy SEAL is a memoir, it seems lately. Retired SEAL Kristin Beck’s new memoir, published on Tuesday and titled Warrior Princess, is a bit different, though. In it, Beck describes how, over the course of her 20 year military career, including thirteen deployments over the globe, she slowly became more and more aware ...

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NYC Fleet Week Canceled

Fleet Week has officially been canceled for New York City. The United States Navy says it will not send any ships next month and no additional sailors or Marines will head to the city for the annual Fleet Week celebration. Cuts to the defense budget under the sequester are being blamed. But a spokesperson says any Navy, Marine Corps and ...

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Research Ship Named For Sally Ride

An oceanography research ship to be operated on behalf of the US Navy has been named for astronaut Sally Ride, who died last year of pancreatic cancer. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said in a statement, “Sally Ride’s career was one of firsts and will inspire generations to come. I named R/V Sally Ride to honor a great researcher, but also ...

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NYC’s Fleet Week Is Underway

The weather continues to be dark and drizzly, but the parade of “tall ships” from around the world rolls on as NYC launches its 25th annual Fleet Week. The streets of midtown have been crowded in white bell-bottoms for a couple of days. Event slideshow here.

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SAN DIEGO: Gay Sailor’s Homecoming

Yesterday JMG reader Aaron Heier accompanied his Navy veteran friend Lee to the San Diego homecoming of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, where Lee was reunited with his longtime boyfriend Trent, who’d been at sea for six months.

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Climbing The Greasy Pole

Lots more photos at Buzzfeed.

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Navy Jet Crashes Into Virginia Apartments

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Elaine Donnelly Sues U.S. Navy

Ever since the repeal of DADT, we haven’t much from Elaine Donnelly and her so-called Center For Military Readiness. Probably because all those gay rapes and soldier defections never happened. But here she comes with a new angle of asshattery. Via World Net Daily: A federal Freedom of Information Act lawsuit has been filed against the U.S. Navy over the ...

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Quote Of The Day – Porno Pete

“Under Obama’s Navy, lesbians get the first traditional kiss; the sailor comes off the boat greeted by his spouse which is a woman usually, man-woman, woman-man, but now under Obama this political correctness we’re going to pretend that homosexuality belongs in the military. And actually Obama posted the photo of these two women kissing on his Flickr page which to ...

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AFA’s Poll Of The Day

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