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A retired two-star admiral and former Trump Administration nominee repeatedly solicited and accepted gifts from military contractor Leonard Glenn “Fat Leonard” Francis and used his position as the commodore of Destroyer Squadron 15 to benefit Francis’ company, according to a letter of censure released Friday.

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The Top Gun sequel that’s been 32 years in the making is, well, still pretty early in the making, Pentagon officials told Task & Purpose.

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U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ryan U. Kledzi

Here's a rundown of some recent military mischief:

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US Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Cole Schroeder

That’s the question that occurred to me as I read the annual survey in Proceedings of comments from the leaders of many of the world’s navies.

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U.S. Navy/Petty Officer 1st Class Peter Burghart

As just one of the two dedicated command ships in the Navy’s operational fleet, the USS Blue Ridge has served the United States for nearly a half-century, from the Vietnam War to the growing tensions with North Korea. But according to a new report, the 7th Fleet flagship has cultivated a secondary mission in recent years as the party yacht at the heart of the Fat Leonard scandal that’s roiled the service.

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