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The Marine Corps has launched two investigations into its deadliest AAV training accident ever
Military officials have launched two investigations to determine why an amphibious assault vehicle sank recently during training off San Clemente Island, killing nine of its crew in what is now being called the deadliest training accident in the history of this legacy Marine Corps seafaring vehicle
2 soldiers killed in Black Hawk helicopter crash off California coast
Two soldiers were killed and three injured when their UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed on San Clemente Island late Thursday, according to a Defense Department official
With honor ceremony, Marines and sailor who died in ocean training exercise are flown to Dover Air Force Base
The flag-draped caskets of seven Marines and a sailor who died when their seafaring vehicle sank off San Clemente Island headed to Dover Air Force Base on Wednesday, Aug. 12
How the missing Marines, sailor and amphibious vehicle were found
A U.S. Navy diving and salvage ship is on its way to the northwest end of San Clemente Island to begin recovering eight servicemen and a amphibious assault vehicle found after several days searching the seafloor
Bodies of Marines and sailor missing in deadly AAV mishap found off San Clemente Island
The bodies of seven Marines and a sailor who disappeared when their seafaring military vehicle sank in deep water off San Clemente Island during a training exercise last week have been found, officials announced this afternoon, Aug. 4
Marine commandant provides first details of tragic AAV mishap that killed 9 service members
Nine of the 16 troops inside a Marine Corps amphibious assault vehicle were killed in an accident that left the vehicle on the seafloor, Commandant Gen. David Berger detailed on Monday
Marine Corps identifies Marines and sailor presumed dead after amphibious assault vehicle accident
Navy captain warned that crew wasn’t ready before sub ran aground, investigation shows
A newly released investigation from a submarine mishap in 2015 that caused some $1 million worth of damage shows that an inexperienced crew was given the go-ahead to complete a tricky return-to-port mission in the dark, despite warnings from the commanding officer that they weren't ready
The Navy Is Revamping Surface Warfare Training To Avoid More Deadly Collisions
The Navy has revamped training for junior officers following two deadly collisions in 2017 involving U.S. Navy ships. The revamped...
More US Service Members Die Training Than At War. Can The Pentagon Change That?
One Marine was killed and 11 others injured when a CH-53 E Super Stallion helicopter made a hard landing near...
Investigation Finds Disturbing Connection Between Defense Cuts And Deadly Military Aviation Accidents
A staggering report from the Military Times concludes that accidents involving all aircraft of the U.S. military rose 40% between the 2013...
More Troops Have Died In Aviation Mishaps Than In Afghanistan Combat Over The Past Year
This post has been updated. More U.S. military service members have died in aircraft mishaps over the past year than...
Two Navy Aviators Killed After Their F-18 Crashes Off NAS Key West
Two Navy aviators were confirmed dead late Wednesday after their F/A-18F Super Hornet crashed Wednesday off Florida, Navy officials said....
Here’s Exactly What Went Wrong In the Final Moments Before The Fitzgerald And McCain Collisions
The Navy’s investigation into two separate collisions with commercial vessels involving two Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers over the summer...
One Sailor’s Withdrawal From Energy Drinks Captures The Navy’s Workload Problems
Sitting in his air-conditioned hotel room, Petty Officer 2nd Class Marcus Salmon began sweating profusely. As he was overtaken by...
Contrary To Rhetoric, Military Mishaps Have Been Declining
Hawks in Congress have said military mishaps are up because the defense budget is down, but the data say otherwise....
Lawmakers Grill Navy Brass Over 7th Fleet Collisions And Readiness
A row of grieving families looked on Sept. 19 as top Navy officials told a chorus of frustrated senators that...
Marines’ Aviation Chief Called For More Maintainers Hours Before KC-130 Crash
Just hours before the KC-130 crash that claimed the lives of 15 Marines and a sailor in Mississippi on June...