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Jan 19 2016

Afghan forces fighting to hold off Taliban in three Helmand districts

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2016-01-19 07:24
The Taliban were threatening on Tuesday to capture three key districts in Afghanistan's province of Helmand as fighting with government forces stoked fears over the Islamist insurgents' gains.
Jan 18 2016

GPS Devices Taken from Captured US Naval Boats Working, Iran Says Navy - Mon, 2016-01-18 20:12
The Navy said Monday that the 10 Americans aboard two patrol craft seized by Iran last week had "deviated" from their assigned route, although Iran claimed that the sailors' GPS devices were in working order.
Jan 15 2016

Lt. David Nartker, 27, identified as Navy sailor who apologized in Iran video

The Washington Times - World - Fri, 2016-01-15 11:58
The Navy lieutenant who was shown apologizing to Iran in a video after U.S. Navy boats entered Iranian waters has been identified as 27-year-old David Nartker.
Jan 13 2016

Iran frees U.S. sailors held in Gulf

BBC News - Wed, 2016-01-13 06:09
Iran's Revolutionary Guards have released U.S. Navy sailors held for entering its territorial waters in the Gulf, State TV says.
Jan 13 2016

S. Korea fires warning shots after N. Korean drone seen

The Washington Times - World - Wed, 2016-01-13 03:16
South Korea on Wednesday fired 20 machine gun warning shots after a North Korean drone briefly crossed the rivals' border, South Korean military officials said.
Jan 13 2016

Iranian official says US sailor issue 'is being resolved'

The Washington Times - World - Wed, 2016-01-13 03:08
The detention of 10 U.S. Navy sailors taken into custody after their two boats drifted into Iranian waters "is being resolved," an Iranian official said, indicating they could be set free as early as today.
Jan 12 2016

Navy Fighter Pilot Ejects Safely as Plane Crashes in Nevada Navy - Tue, 2016-01-12 17:44
A U.S. Navy fighter pilot safely ejected before a plane crashed in northern Nevada during a training mission in a remote mountain area about 90 miles east of Reno.
Jan 12 2016

Navy to name ship after hero from Iwo Jima

Fox News - Tue, 2016-01-12 15:44
The last living Medal of Honor recipient from the Battle of Iwo Jima is set to receive a special honor Thursday, when the Navy names a ship after him.
Jan 12 2016

USS Lassen Departs Yokosuka After 10 Years Forward Deployed Navy - Tue, 2016-01-12 12:48
Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG-82) has left Yokosuka, Japan, after nearly 10 years in the Forward Deployed Naval Forces.
Jan 11 2016

Admiral ousted over porn allegation

San Diego Union - Mon, 2016-01-11 18:21
The Navy removed a Coronado-based admiral on allegations he used his government computer to look at pornography.


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