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Apr 19 2010

Last Operational WWII LST Ship at Port of Indiana

Maritime News - Vessels - Mon, 2010-04-19 00:00
The last operational World War II tank-landing ship, the USS LST-325, was scheduled to refuel at the Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon during the weekend of April 16
Apr 18 2010

Decommissioned Battleship USS Wisconsin (BB-64) Relieved of Duty Top Stories - Sun, 2010-04-18 00:00
The city of Norfolk officially took over stewardship of the decommissioned Iowa-class battleship, USS Wisconsin (BB-64), during a ceremony at The National Maritime Center on April 16.
Apr 16 2010

Sweden Takes Command of EU NAVFOR Task Force off Somalia

Maritime News - Security - Fri, 2010-04-16 00:00
At 1200 GMT, Wednesday April 14, the Italian Rear Admiral Giovanni Gumiero relinquished command of Task Force 465, the EU Naval Force Somalia - Operation Atalanta.
Apr 15 2010

Navy to Commission Guided Missile Destroyer William P. Lawrence Top Stories - Thu, 2010-04-15 00:00
The Navy will christen the newest Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, William P. Lawrence, April 17 during a 10 a.m. CDT ceremony at Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Miss.
Apr 15 2010

Severnaya Verf Sends Ship Back to Northern Fleet

Maritime News - Vessels - Thu, 2010-04-15 00:00
After modernizing by Severnaya Verf shipyard, a part of United Industrial Corporation, a large ship Vice-Admiral Kulakov goes back to Northern Fleet. The first
Apr 14 2010

Inside the Syrian Missile Crisis

Foreign Policy - Wed, 2010-04-14 00:00
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's decision to move Scud missiles into Lebanon threatens to spark a regional conflict and poses a new challenge for President Obama's engagement policy.
Apr 14 2010

Leaving the Korangal Valley

At War - Wed, 2010-04-14 00:00
A place iconic for its violence and breathtaking in its beauty, the Korangal Valley outpost was at times during its four years in existence the deadliest place in Afghanistan for Americans and the Afghan soldiers who fought with them.
Apr 13 2010

Ex-USS Iowa (BB-61): Is the ?Iowa-Saving? nonprofit honest?

USNI Blog - Tue, 2010-04-13 00:00
Is the organization attempting to “save” the ex-USS Iowa (BB-61) telling the truth? With the agreement to shed the Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet, the ex-USS Iowa is set to be disposed of in about seven years. To save the Iowa, the Navy’s
Apr 13 2010

SECDEF clears the air at Annapolis

USNI Blog - Tue, 2010-04-13 00:00
Very good words to give to the future leaders in the Navy of a Representative Republic. Via Earl Kelly at The Capital, Speaking at the Naval Academy last night, Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates told the midshipmen there would come a time in their
Apr 12 2010

USS Ashland Captures Pirates

Maritime News - Security - Mon, 2010-04-12 00:00
At approximately 5:00 a.m. local time April 10, USS Ashland (LSD 48), was fired upon by a skiff manned by suspected pirates in the Gulf of Aden, approximately 330


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