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Forged By The Sea, And Centuries Of Devotion To The American People

October 13, 2019 by

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By Emma Watkins and Jack Penders ~ “The Navy has both a tradition and a future ? and we look with pride and confidence in both directions.” – Admiral George Anderson, 1961 Sunday, Oct. 13, marks the 244th birthday of the United States Navy. The Navy has evolved significantly from its colonial seafaring roots, but its […]

US Navy Turns 240 Today. Here’s Why Obama Shouldn’t Reduce Its Capabilities Further.

October 14, 2015 by

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By Tyler Hanley ~ On this day in 1775, the U.S. Navy was created by a resolution of the Continental Congress. Throughout its illustrious history, the U.S. Navy has helped protect American citizens and interests around the world by protecting freedom of navigation, maintaining air superiority, and projecting American power abroad. Navy personnel have admirably […]

The White House Is Defeating The U.S. Military

March 27, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ I began March with a look at the way President Obama is undermining the U.S. military and did not think I would have to return to this topic for a while. I was wrong. A March 25 article in The Washington Times was titled “Obama to Kill Navy’s Tomahawk, Hellfire Missile […]

Russia Sails New Nuclear Submarine While U.S. Continues Fleet Delays

January 10, 2013 by

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By Brian Slattery ~ Last week, after long delays, Russia made operational a new ballistic missile submarine (SSBN), or nuclear submarine, for the first time in over 20 years. This marks a significant step forward for the Russian Navy, which has pledged tens of billions of dollars to revitalize its fleet in the near future. […]

On Energy Policy, Navy Secretary Is Either Dishonest or Misinformed

March 29, 2012 by

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By Lachlan Markay ~ In response to a congressional inquiry regarding a Navy purchase of expensive biofuels, Secretary Ray Mabus made numerous claims that are either factually incorrect or misleading regarding federal energy policy and the nation’s oil reserves. Mabus was responding to concerns raised by Reps. Doug Lamborn (R-CO) and Mike Conaway (R-TX) regarding […]

US Navy’s Lesbian Kiss Makes Waves

December 24, 2011 by

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By Alan Caruba For generations of Americans, the most famous kiss between a Navy sailor and a nurse occurred during the celebration of V-J Day in New York’s Times Square on August 14, 1945. The photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt was published in Life magazine a week later. It said everything you needed to know about […]

American Minute – John Paul Jones.

September 23, 2008 by

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Exclusive: William J. Federer’s American Minute “I have not yet begun to fight!” shouted John Paul Jones when the captain of the British ship Serapis asked him to surrender. Their ships were so close their cannons scraped and masts entangled, yet his American ship Bonhomme Richard, named for Ben Franklin’s Poor Richard’s Almanac, refused to […]