How The Navy’s New Anti-Submarine Aircraft Sees Under The Waves


 

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The P-8 Poseidon, the most advanced search aircraft in the world, has been a part of the US Navy for just a year now. This infographic lays out the converted Boeing 737’s capabilities in detecting enemy submarines, surface ships, and other aircraft. Read more

Photos Of Afghanistan From Before Its Wars


On the left is a picture showing the photographer’s daughter in a pleasant park. On the right is that same park 40 years later.

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Operation Enduring Freedom, the US’s over-13-year-old campaign in Afghanistan, is just a few weeks away from ending. The next chapter in Afghanistan’s modern history — one that’s left all but the most remote corners of the country impacted by decades of conflict — is about to begin. Read more

Navy Cross For Skipper Who Got Through Entire Deployment


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SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Navy Capt. Steve Easting received the Navy Cross from Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus in a pierside ceremony today, honoring Easting’s completion of his full deployment in command of guided missile cruiser USS Princeton CG-59. The Navy Cross is the second highest medal in the U.S. military, below the Medal of Honor and equal to the Air Force and Army Distinguished Service Crosses. Read more

#GivingTuesday


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A global day dedicated to giving back.  You can participate in this event by donating your used clothing and household items, visit clothing donations.org by clicking on their logo below to schedule a pick up of donations in your area.  Thank you!

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Image of the Day: 22 November


A U.S. Navy Grumman F-14D Tomcat assigned to the “Tomcatters” of Fighter Squadron 31 (VF-31) sits poised for launch on one of four steam-powered catapults aboard the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74). Stennis and her embarked Carrier Air Wing 14 (CVW-14) were at sea conducting training exercises.