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Quarter Century of Life

Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Danny Dietz entered the United States Navy in 1999. After graduating from Recruit Training Command and Gunner’s Mate school at NATTC Pensacola, Fla., he transferred to Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL Training and graduated. 281 more words

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John Paul Jones, American hero, Russian admiral

John Paul Jones is remembered by Americans as a naval hero of the Revolutionary War and the founder of the American Navy.

He then had a remarkable short second career in the service of the Empress Catherine the Great in Russian’s conquest of Crimea. 543 more words

The Passing Scene

Meet the P-1 Patrol: Japan’s New Surveillance Jet Expands Scope for Patrols

Tensions have risen in recent weeks over China’s extensive land reclamation activity in the Spratlys. The U.S. hopes Japan will join its maritime air patrols over the disputed waters to check on what it sees as China’s expansionism. 421 more words
War Room

Flag Officer Assignments

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert announced today the following assignments:

Rear Adm. Robert P. Girrier will be assigned as director, unmanned weapons systems, N99, … 262 more words

Department Of Defense

[VIDEO] Greg Gutfeld: Mindless Media Embrace Absurd Study on Extremism

There’s just one problem with the New America Foundation‘s conclusion…

Greg Gutfeld took on “lazy” media outlets that cited a flawed new studywhich claims that right-wing extremists have killed more people in the United States than Islamic extremists. 56 more words


Flag Officer Announcement

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced today that the president has made the following nomination:

Navy Rear Adm. Richard P. Breckenridge for appointment to the rank of… 46 more words

Department Of Defense

Athena East 2.0 Coming Soon!

By: Lyndsay Westby-Gibson

The Athena Project is coming back to Norfolk this summer!

Those who have been following Athena for a while may remember the first Athena East – back in September, 2014. 162 more words