- ‘I Am Alive’ app gains popularity in terror-ravaged Lebanon
- Gun giveaways gain popularity among Republican candidates
- S.C. hospital worker slapped with $525 federal fine for refilling $0.89 soda
- Teen from ‘Jihad Jane’ plot becomes youngest ever to serve time on U.S. terror charges
- Iranian woman forgives son’s killer at the gallows
- Nebraska principal sorry for ‘don’t tattle’ flier
- Illinois readies to spend $100M for Obama museum in Chicago
- John Edwards back in court — this time as a lawyer for Va. boy’s malpractice case
- Covered California reports more than 200K in overtime Obamacare sign-ups
- Thanks, Chuck: Hagel says U.S. sending Ukraine sleeping mats, helmets
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New books on Osama bin Laden and the Navy SEAL unit that killed him are coming soon.
After the U.S. responded to the Sept. 11 attacks by investing billions of dollars to revive neglected special operations forces, it was only fitting that Navy SEALs earned the glory of killing the most wanted terrorist in history.
Perhaps the most recognizable Navy football player of the past decade was right at home last week, moving quickly around the Midshipmens practice fields.
As Ken Niumatalolo gathered the Navy football team at the end of its last spring session on the Midshipmen's practice fields, he couldn't help but notice some torn up sod and stains on his players' uniforms.
For real-world adventure and excitement surrounding people from all backgrounds, income and education, and to learn lessons that will stick for life, this book is on-target. Piloting a Navy aircraft on and off an aircraft carrier, or helping to fly one, becoming an aircraft maintainer or working on the deck of an aircraft carrier - it's all here. Vignettes about combat and finding - and then landing - on an aircraft carrier in bad weather at night, with no airfield a-shore available, is here, too.
The nation's first Facebook president is at it again. At George Washington University on Wednesday, President Obama managed to insult just about everyone in America who thinks about things. As for the Obamaphants in the media and on the federal dole, I can't speak for them.
The Obama administration's decision last week to prosecute Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, the professed mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks, before a military commission at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has re-established Gitmo's role in the "war on terrorism." But as one looks toward the future, might Gitmo be remembered not for its role detaining and prosecuting prisoners, but for it role in "greening" the Navy and the Department of Defense (DoD), and thus serving as a role model for the future of America's energy-security needs? Time will tell, but the Department of Defense is possibly already forging a new legacy.
China's "troubling" military buildup coincides with new efforts by Beijing to block the Navy from international waters near its coasts and field new missiles, submarines and cyberweapons, the commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific told Congress on Tuesday.
There won't be a winning regular season for the Navy lacrosse team this spring, not after a 10-4 loss to Maryland on Friday continued a three-game slide.