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190912-N-KK394-019 MAYPORT, Fla. (Sept. 12, 2019) Families wave as the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) departs Naval Station Mayport. Lassen is among ships and units from the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group that formed a surface action group (SAG) and are deploying from their East Coast homeports of Norfolk, Va. and Mayport, Fla. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Anderson W. Branch/Released)
The 2nd Fleet ordered nearly 30 ships and 120 aircraft to back to Hampton Roads on Saturday, ending a sortie designed to evade Hurricane Dorian.
“After the storm, the Coast Guard and our port partners worked quickly to reconstitute the Port of Virginia,” said Capt. Kevin Carroll, the commander of Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads, in a prepared statement emailed to Navy Times.
Hurricane Dorian trundled into Hampton Roads but left Friday with no apparent damage to Navy property.
That’s why Rear Adm. Charles Rock, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic’s commander, on Friday evening ordered all installations in the region to return to normal operations.
HONOLULU — The Hawaii Innocence Project says a former U.S. Navy sailor’s statutory rape conviction has been overturned.
The University of Hawaii's law school, where the innocence project is located, announced Friday that a state Supreme Court ruling officially sets aside the conviction of Roynes Dural.
In the wake of a series of scandals dogging California-based SEAL Team 7, the entire senior leadership team was relieved of duty on Friday morning.
Rear Adm. Collin Green fired the team’s commanding officer, Cmdr. Edward James Mason, executive officer Lt. Cmdr. Luke Hong Il Im, and their top enlisted adviser, Command Master Chief Hugh Chance Spangler, due to what officials termed “a loss of confidence that resulted from leadership failures that caused a breakdown of good order and discipline within two subordinate units while deployed to combat zones.”
PERRY, Okla. — Hundreds of strangers have honored a 97-year-old World War II veteran from Oklahoma who funeral home officials say died with no known surviving family.
Motorcycles carrying U.S. flags were part of Wednesday’s service for Herman White, who died Aug. 11. White was buried next to his wife and son in Perry, 60 miles north of Oklahoma City.
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