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Navy Veteran Survived Las Vegas Shooting Only to Be Killed in the Borderline Bar 1 Year Later

Navy Veteran Survived Las Vegas Shooting Only to Be Killed in the Borderline Bar 1 Year Later'My son was in Las Vegas with a lot of his friends and he came home. He didn’t come home last night,' said his mother, Susan Orfanos



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Navy Veteran Survived Las Vegas Shooting Only to Be Killed in the Borderline Bar 1 Year Later

Navy Veteran Survived Las Vegas Shooting Only to Be Killed in the Borderline Bar 1 Year Later'My son was in Las Vegas with a lot of his friends and he came home. He didn’t come home last night,' said his mother, Susan Orfanos



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Mom Humiliates Navy Vet Son Saying He's Too Afraid to Date in These '#HimToo' Times

Mom Humiliates Navy Vet Son Saying He's Too Afraid to Date in These '#HimToo' TimesThe Navy veteran isn't quite sure what to say to his mother.



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China denies Hong Kong port visit for U.S. navy ship amid trade tensions

China denies Hong Kong port visit for U.S. navy ship amid trade tensionsHONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) – China has denied a request for a U.S. warship to visit Hong Kong, the U.S. consulate in the Chinese city said on Tuesday, amid rising tension between Beijing and Washington over trade and a U.S. decision to sanction the Asian nation’s military. The amphibious assault ship Wasp had been due to make a port call in the former British colony of Hong Kong in October, diplomatic sources said. “The Chinese Government did not approve a request for a U.S. port visit to Hong Kong by the USS Wasp,” a consulate spokeswoman said.



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Why the Navy Misses the Old F-14 Tomcat (Despite All of the Problems)

Why the Navy Misses the Old F-14 Tomcat (Despite All of the Problems)The United States Navy retired the venerable Grumman F-14 Tomcat in 2006 after more than three decades in service. However, the Tomcat’s demise has left gaps in the carrier air wing that are only now being felt.



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Here Comes the MQ-25A Stingray: Boeing Wins Big (And So Do Navy Aircraft Carriers)

Here Comes the MQ-25A Stingray: Boeing Wins Big (And So Do Navy Aircraft Carriers)If all goes as planned, Boeing will complete the design, development, fabrication, test, delivery and support of four MQ-25A unmanned air vehicles—including integration into the carrier air wing—for an initial operational capability by 2024 under a fixed-price-incentive-firm-target contract with a ceiling price of $ 805.3 million. The service expects to buy 72 production MQ-25 aircraft at a total program cost of roughly $ 13 billion.



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Despite tensions, China says navy chief plans to visit U.S. next month

Despite tensions, China says navy chief plans to visit U.S. next monthChina’s defense ministry said on Thursday that navy chief Shen Jinlong plans to visit the United States in September, despite an escalating trade row that threatens to spill into other areas of tension between the two countries. The announcement the ministry’s spokesman Wu Qian comes two months after U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis visited Beijing. China said that visit yielded positive results, and Defense Minister Wei Fenghe has accepted an invitation to visit the United States before the end of the year.



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China and Russia are Building Lots of Ship-Killer Missiles. The Navy Has Plans to Counter Them.

China and Russia are Building Lots of Ship-Killer Missiles. The Navy Has Plans to Counter Them.The Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile Block II, or ESSM, is a new version of an existing Sea Sparrow weapons system currently protecting aircraft carriers, destroyers, cruisers, amphibious assault ships and other vessels against anti-ship missiles and other surface and airborne short-range threats to ships.



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The Navy Is Going To War Against Mines

The Navy Is Going To War Against MinesCould new technology make them obsolete? 



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US Navy searching for overboard marine off Philippines

US Navy searching for overboard marine off PhilippinesThe US military said it had launched a search and rescue operation after reports a marine may have fallen overboard from an American warship as it sailed through Philippine waters. The US 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit said a member, who was not named, may have gone overboard Thursday morning. Aircraft on board the USS Essex are searching waters off the Sulu Sea and the Surigao Strait while multiple searches are also being made inside the ship itself, the unit said.



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