Jul 28, 2017

WWII vet, 96, gets his wish of returning to U.S. Navy station

A 96-year-old World War II veteran who dreamed of returning to a Navy installation to reminisce about his more than 20-year naval career got his wish. Edmund DelBarone (del-bah-ROHN') toured Naval Station Newport in Rhode Island Thursday in a visit arranged by Denver-based nonprofit Wish ...

'Old Ironsides' returns to Boston's waters after repairs

Jul 25, 2017

'Old Ironsides' returns to Boston's waters after repairs

The USS Constitution, the world's oldest commissioned warship still afloat, has returned to Boston's waters. The undocking of "Old Ironsides" on Sunday marked the end of restoration work that started two years ago, officials said. A celebration was held at the USS Constitution Museum. The wooden ...

/ Oct 29, 2016

S. Florida outguns 22nd-ranked Navy

Quinton Flowers ran for 176 yards and two touchdowns to help South Florida get back on track in the American Athletic Conference with a 52-45 victory over No. 22 Navy on Friday. Rebounding from a 16-point loss to Temple that cost the Bulls (7-2, 4-1) ...

Ex-commander says U.K.'s 'withered' forces could not defend country

Sep 17, 2016

Ex-commander says U.K.'s 'withered' forces could not defend country

Britain's armed forces would be unable to defend the country against a serious military attack because they have been "withered" by cuts, a former senior commander warned before his retirement, the Financial Times reported on Saturday. In a 10-page memo sent to Defence Secretary Michael ...

/ May 6, 2016

Navy secretary supports QB's NFL bid

The Secretary of the Navy hopes to see Keenan Reynolds immediately pursue a career in the NFL. Reynolds was a record-setting quarterback with the Midshipmen before being selected by the Baltimore Ravens in the sixth round of the NFL draft Saturday. There is a Department of ...