RSSNavy

When You Care Enough to Send the Very Best

| July 8, 2020 | 17 Comments
When You Care Enough to Send the Very Best

USS Nimitz and USS Ronald Reagan conduct drills in the South China Sea just days after Beijing threatened to destroy the strike group, as tensions rise in the hotly contested region Two US Navy aircraft carriers are operating in the contested South China Sea just two days after Beijing threatened to attack them. USS Nimitz […]

Continue Reading

A Little After Supper Entertainment

| July 6, 2020 | 17 Comments
A Little After Supper Entertainment

    Guided Missile Destroyer USS Jason Dunham Photo by: US Navy/Mass Comm Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan Clay A History of the US Navy’s Destroyers, for your education and entertainment.  They started as torpedo boats, and grew to what they are today.  Such magnificent beasts should never be ignored. There’s a reason they’re called the […]

Continue Reading

Ahoy, ashore! Listen up!

| June 27, 2020 | 21 Comments
Ahoy, ashore! Listen up!

  200612-N-RU084-1110 ARABIAN SEA (June 12, 2020) The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) transits the Arabian Sea, June 12, 2020. Ike is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean Sea and Pacific […]

Continue Reading

Navy Upholds Firing of Carrier Captain

| June 20, 2020 | 14 Comments
Navy Upholds Firing of Carrier Captain

CVN-71, USS Theodore Roosevelt Anyone not see this coming? Yeah, me neither. Gerhart sends. …Who Reported Virus Outbreak By: LOLITA C. BALDOR AND ROBERT BURNS WASHINGTON (AP) — In a stunning reversal, the Navy has upheld the firing of the aircraft carrier captain who urged faster action to protect his crew from a coronavirus outbreak, […]

Continue Reading

Sailors and Prostitutes in Bahrain

| June 19, 2020 | 42 Comments
Sailors and Prostitutes in Bahrain

A Navy investigation revealed that Sailors in Bahrain were involved with trafficking and managing prostitution. Jihad Littlejohn coordinated with one of the prostitutes to bring more women to Bahrain. Then, he housed them in his off-post housing. He received a cut of the profits. From the Military Times: “You want some?” she asked the sailor […]

Continue Reading

Air Force Jet Down Over Atlantic

| June 15, 2020 | 14 Comments
Air Force Jet Down Over Atlantic

F-15C Eagle Just in, a US Air Force F-15C Eagle has been reported lost over the North Sea. The cause unknown at this time, as is the pilot’s location and condition. The aircraft was on a routine training mission when the incident occured. Mick sends. US Air Force F-15C aircraft crashes into North Sea, condition […]

Continue Reading

Fair winds and following seas to the Navy’s P-3C

| June 9, 2020 | 40 Comments
Fair winds and following seas to the Navy’s P-3C

A P-3C Orion from the Golden Eagles of VP-9 flies by Mt. Fuji. End of an era, always bittersweet. From my first flight in one as a salty AW3 to my last as a civilian flying Project Specialist, a span of some 22 years and she always brought me home. Some flights were a bit […]

Continue Reading

Fighter Pilot Keeps Kills Secret to 50 Years

| May 30, 2020 | 41 Comments
Fighter Pilot Keeps Kills Secret to 50 Years

Retired Navy Capt. E. Royce Williams has been keeping a secret for more than 50 years. Guess I’ve been hanging around Stolen Valor too long to take claims at face value. I’d like to think Capt. Williams got those kills over the Korean skies, but there is no way the story didn’t spread like wildfire […]

Continue Reading