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USS Bonhomme Richard Fire Suspect Charged

| July 30, 2021 | 38 Comments
USS Bonhomme Richard Fire Suspect Charged

Fighting the fire onboard USS Bonhomme Richard at Naval Base San Diego. The Navy will bring criminal charges against a sailor suspected of setting a fire on the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard, which burned for four days at pier in San Diego last summer and will be scrapped as unrepairable. The sailor, a […]

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Haze Grey and Underway- Almost

| July 22, 2021 | 31 Comments
Haze Grey and Underway- Almost

U.S. Navy’s USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) and USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) underway in the Atlantic Ocean USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78), the largest warship ever constructed in terms of displacement, is also twenty-seven percent over its original budget and years behind schedule. USS Ford is the lead ship of a new and more […]

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First female sailor completes Navy Special Warfare Combatant-Craft Crewman training

| July 16, 2021 | 25 Comments
First female sailor completes Navy Special Warfare Combatant-Craft Crewman training

SWCC qualification insignias (from left to right: Basic, Senior, and Master) For the first time, a female sailor has successfully completed the grueling 37-week training course at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado in San Diego to become a Navy Special Warfare Combatant-Craft Crewman (SWCC), the boat operators who transport Navy SEALs and conduct their own classified […]

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A Little Inspiration

| June 29, 2021 | 11 Comments
A Little Inspiration

This is Admiral McRaven’s motivational speech. I hope you appreciate it as much as I do. It applies to all things and all people.  He’s also got a book on the book racks. Well, he has several, but this is titled ‘Make Your Bed’. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01KFJGT50/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_hsch_vapi_tkin_p1_i0 Here’s the video of his speech. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TBuIGBCF9jc  

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Warship CO, fired for taking a trophy AK-47, described as “Holly Graf-like” in hostile command climate

| June 23, 2021 | 20 Comments
Warship CO, fired for taking a trophy AK-47, described as “Holly Graf-like” in hostile command climate

We talked about Commander Azzarello being relieved of command of USS Forrest Sherman here. He was relieved for taking a seized AK-47 from a massive cache of weapons the ship interdicted in the Persian Gulf region. The weapon he took was to be made into a trophy and placed aboard ship. The skipper was rightly […]

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US Navy tries to blow up new super carrier

| June 23, 2021 | 20 Comments
US Navy tries to blow up new super carrier

The Navy has blasted the USS Ford with 40,000 pounds of explosive to see how she holds up. This is the first of three such tests, with successive tests occurring closer to the ship. Supposedly the boom seen here registered a 3.6 on the Richter Scale by the USGS, but I can’t find much to back that […]

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Senator grills CNO Gilday on inclusion of racist/Marxist book on CNO’s reading list

| June 22, 2021 | 34 Comments
Senator grills CNO Gilday on inclusion of racist/Marxist book on CNO’s reading list

The Chief of Naval Operations (the head of the US Navy) was grilled by Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR), an Army veteran, on the inclusion of Ibram X. Kendi’s book, How to Be an Antiracist, on the recommended reading list. We talked about this inclusion when it was first announced here. The CNO did not acquit […]

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Whistleblower tells Sen Cotton and Rep Crenshaw that a gigantic BLM flag was allowed to fly over a US naval base in Africa

| June 15, 2021 | 22 Comments
Whistleblower tells Sen Cotton and Rep Crenshaw that a gigantic BLM flag was allowed to fly over a US naval base in Africa

Poe sends in word that the whistleblower system Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) and Representative Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) have set up has started to receive complaints. One of those concerns an enormous BLM flag (and numerous other BLM clothing items) being expressly permitted by a naval installation commander at a deployed base in Africa. From the […]

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