A 63-year-old Navy veteran, Paul Shuping, ended his life in his parked car at the Durham Veteran Affairs Medical Center in North Carolina after the VA’s recent decision to deny him full disability benefits.
The former undersecretary of the Navy said Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s proposal to increase the defense budget by $54 billion next year will not provide the service with enough money to meet the president’s goal of expanding the Navy’s fleet to 350 ships.
A disabled U.S. Navy veteran was attacked and beaten as he tried to save a turtle that two men and a teenager were torturing.
A U.S. Navy P-3 plane and a Chinese military aircraft came close to each other over the South China Sea in an incident the Navy believes was inadvertent, a U.S. official told Reuters on Thursday.
The U.S. Navy’s aircraft arsenal has become so depleted that it would take several years to fully rebuild the fleet, even if the Trump administration were to allot the funding needed to repair its inoperable planes, according to a former Air Force pilot.
The Navy on Friday officially decommissioned the USS Enterprise (CVN-65), the world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier.
The Department of Defense on Monday identified a Navy sailor who died over the weekend in Yemen in a raid targeting al Qaeda, the first reported U.S. military death since Donald Trump became president.
U.S. President Donald Trump will nominate former military intelligence officer and private equity executive Philip Bilden as secretary of the Navy, the White House said on Wednesday.
A political battle is underway in the Trump administration over whether the president should pick a former Hong Kong-based financier with extensive business ties in China to be the next Navy secretary, according to U.S. officials.
Secretary of State John Kerry, who has said he is “ashamed of and hated” his time in the U.S. Navy, will speak at the U.S. Naval Academy on Tuesday on how his Navy career impacted his current approach to foreign affairs.