United States Navy - Bio, News, Photos - Washington Times
Skip to content

United States Navy

Latest Stories

mideast-strait-of-hor_lea_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

mideast-strait-of-hor_lea_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

The USS Porter, a U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer, was damaged in a collision with a Japanese-owned oil tanker just outside the strategic Strait of Hormuz on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012. The collision left a gaping hole in the starboard side of the Porter, but no one was injured on either vessel, the Navy said. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy, Jonathan Sunderman)

Mideast Strait of Hor_Lea.jpg

Mideast Strait of Hor_Lea.jpg

The USS Porter, a U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer, was damaged in a collision with a Japanese-owned oil tanker just outside the strategic Strait of Hormuz on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012. The collision left a gaping hole in the starboard side of the Porter, but no one was injured on either vessel, the Navy said. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy, Jonathan Sunderman)

20120801-182832-pic-750972390_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

20120801-182832-pic-750972390_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

The U.S. Navy is sending minesweepers and warships into the Persian Gulf in September for exercises intended to make Iran think twice about any attempts to block oil tanker traffic through the narrow waterway that links the region’s oil fields with world markets. (Associated Press)

20120801-182832-pic-750972390.jpg

20120801-182832-pic-750972390.jpg

** FILE ** The U.S. Navy planned to send minesweepers and warships into the Persian Gulf in September 2012 for exercises intended to make Iran think twice about any attempts to block oil tanker traffic through the narrow waterway that links the region’s oil fields with world markets. (Associated Press)

20120715-184930-pic-602707181_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

20120715-184930-pic-602707181_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

Investigators examine the hull of the USS Cole at the Yemeni port of Aden, three days after an explosion on Oct. 12, 2000 ripped a hole in the U.S. Navy destroyer, killing 17 sailors and injuring 39 others. (Associated Press)

dubai-us-gulf-shootin_star_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

dubai-us-gulf-shootin_star_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

A photo provided by the U.S. Navy shows a small vessel that was fired upon by the U.S. Navy off Dubai's coast on Monday, July 16, 2012. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy)

Dubai US Gulf Shootin_Star.jpg

Dubai US Gulf Shootin_Star.jpg

A photo provided by the U.S. Navy shows a small vessel that was fired upon by the U.S. Navy off Dubai's coast on Monday, July 16, 2012. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy)

20110502-204307-pic-34918000_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

20110502-204307-pic-34918000_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

This October 2000 image, provided by the U.S. Navy, shows damage sustained by the USS Cole after a terrorist bomb exploded during a refueling operation in the port of Aden, Yemen. Osama bin Laden was blamed for the attack.

20120715-184930-pic-602707181.jpg

20120715-184930-pic-602707181.jpg

Investigators examine the hull of the USS Cole at the Yemeni port of Aden, three days after an explosion on Oct. 12, 2000 ripped a hole in the U.S. Navy destroyer, killing 17 sailors and injuring 39 others. (Associated Press)

MIDWAY_GALLERY_0853

MIDWAY_GALLERY_0853

Flying dangerously close, a U.S. Navy photographer got this spectacular aerial view of a heavy Japanese cruiser of the Mogima class, demolished by Navy bombs, in the battle off Midway on June 21, 1942. Armor plate, steel decks and superstructure are a tumbled mass. The Navy damaged or sank 17 enemy vessels in the historic engagement. (Associated Press)

navy_20120529_1328

navy_20120529_1328

**FILE** The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels fly over the graduation ceremony for the U.S. Navy Academy's class of 2012 at the Navy-Marine Corps Stadium, Annapolis, Md., on May 29, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

navy_20120529_1327

navy_20120529_1327

The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels fly over the graduation ceremony for the U.S. Navy Academy's class of 2012 at the Navy-Marine Corps Stadium, Annapolis, Md., Tuesday, May 29, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

NAVY_20120529_019_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

NAVY_20120529_019_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels fly over the graduation ceremony for the U.S. Naval Academy's class of 2012 at the Navy-Marine Corps Stadium in Annapolis on Tuesday, May 29, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

NAVY_20120529_019.jpg

NAVY_20120529_019.jpg

The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels fly over the graduation ceremony for the U.S. Naval Academy's class of 2012 at the Navy-Marine Corps Stadium in Annapolis on Tuesday, May 29, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

AIRSHOW_09

AIRSHOW_09

HN Kate Doran, U.S. Navy, sits by a sign inside Hangar 4 at Andrews Air Force Base that was used to relay information about the Joint Services Open House, but now indicates that the show is over and won't be back again until 2014. The air show, which has run consecutively for 55 years, will now move to an every-other-year event due to budgetary constraints. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

AIRSHOW_07

AIRSHOW_07

AE2 Mark Hatfield, U.S. Navy, hangs on to a ladder while achieving weightlessness in the back of "Fat Ernie," the Blue Navy support plane, during a flight at the Joint Service Open House & Air Show Sunday. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

AIRSHOW_05

AIRSHOW_05

Ssgt. Casey Brey, U.S. Navy, gets a thumbs up from a happy passenger as he sits in the back of "Fat Ernie," the Blue Angels support plane, following a demo flight that included G-force aerobatics at the Joint Service Open House & Air Show. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

ANGELS_20120517_690

ANGELS_20120517_690

Lt. John Hiltz, center, stands in front of his aircraft with ground crew members after the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels flight demonstration squadron returns from an afternoon practice in preparation for the 2012 Joint Service Open House and Air Show to be held at Andrews Air Force Base Saturday May 19th and Sunday May 20th, Naval Air Facility, Md., Thursday, May 17, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

ANGELS_20120517_689

ANGELS_20120517_689

Lt. C.J. Simonsen steps out of his aircraft after the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels flight demonstration squadron returns from an afternoon practice in preparation for the 2012 Joint Service Open House and Air Show to be held at Andrews Air Force Base Saturday May 19th and Sunday May 20th, Naval Air Facility, Md., Thursday, May 17, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

ANGELS_20120517_688

ANGELS_20120517_688

The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels flight demonstration squadron returns from an afternoon practice in preparation for the 2012 Joint Service Open House and Air Show to be held at Andrews Air Force Base Saturday May 19th and Sunday May 20th, Naval Air Facility, Md., Thursday, May 17, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)