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By Daniel Pipes
Strict traditional laws impact modern life
Topic - United States Navy
The United States Navy (USN) is the sea branch of the United States armed forces. It is one of the seven uniformed services of the United States. As of 31 December 2008, the U.S. Navy had about 331,682 personnel on active duty and 124,000 in the Navy Reserve. It operates 284 ships in active service and more than 3,700 aircraft. The U.S. Navy is the largest in the world; its battle fleet tonnage is greater than that of the next 13 largest navies combined. The U.S. Navy also has the world's largest carrier fleet, with 11 in service and one under construction. - Source: Wikipedia
A San Diego-based 'Top Gun' school is launching that will put officers through the wringer to ready them for modern warfare.
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A monument honoring U.S. Navy Seabee veterans will be unveiled this weekend in Bloomfield.
A Canadian refueling ship disabled by an engine fire pulled into Pearl Harbor under tow Thursday morning with nearly 300 sailors aboard.
Guests aboard a naval refueling ship thought they were going to see some drills and learn more about life as a Canadian sailor on the Pacific. Instead, they got a firsthand view of their loved ones in action as the sailors battled an engine fire.
The U.S. Coast Guard says $122 million worth of cocaine seized in nine operations off Central America has been brought to San Diego.
Sharon Warnecke is a woman of firsts.
A Davenport man has pleaded not guilty to charges he stole from the U.S. Navy by collecting housing assistance money he wasn't entitled to.
A U.S. Navy ocean tug on Tuesday was towing a Canadian navy ship with nearly 300 crew members on board to Hawaii's Pearl Harbor after an engine fire left 20 sailors with minor injuries.
The U.S. Navy is seeking to renew permits to conduct sonar, explosives and other training exercises off the Washington, Oregon and California coasts, raising concerns from marine mammal advocates.
The U.S. Navy said Monday one of its pilots was killed during a training flight in Western Nevada.
A new U.S. Navy ship named to honor 40 passengers and crew killed when their hijacked United Airlines flight crashed as they fought with terrorists during the Sept. 11 attacks was put into service in Philadelphia Saturday.
The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday sent an injured railroad worker's lawsuit back to district court, giving BNSF Railway Co. a chance to reduce a million dollar verdict a jury awarded.
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