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Remembering the USS Iowa explosion and aftermath
First came the explosion. Then, the cover-up.
New emails reveal the chaotic final days of Brett Crozier’s command of the USS Theodore Roosevelt
The Navy released 200 pages of email communications this week in response to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by Task & Purpose in April
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...
How the Navy’s top commander botched the service’s highest-profile investigation in years
A ProPublica examination of the cases based on confidential Navy documents, emails among top officials, court records and interviews shows that the criminal prosecutions of the accidents involving the Fitzgerald...
Navy’s former top enlisted leader bawled out staff, made sailors fetch coffee, investigation finds
"MCPON yelling at sailors, using profanity towards them and making jokes at their expense is not a good example of virtuous behavior, does not promote the general welfare of the...
Investigations underway into sexual misconduct allegations at Florida National Guard
Some of the allegations are spelled out in an email to a state lawmaker written by Maj. Elliot Potter, a Tampa-based officer in the Florida National Guard's Judge Advocate General...
Navy’s top SEAL says he’s reviewing training and ethics amid murder and drug allegations in special ops
The commander of Naval Special Warfare said Wednesday that he recently commissioned a 90-day review of recruiting, selection, training, and leadership development in his command amid allegations of drug use,...
The VA’s Private Care Program Gave Companies Billions And Vets Longer Waits
For years, conservatives have assailed the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs as a dysfunctional bureaucracy. They said private enterprise would … Continued
Command Failures Led to Niger Ambush, Explosive Report Shows
Editor’s Note: This article by Richard Sisk originally appeared on Military.com, the premier source of information for the military and veteran … Continued
Raids, Warrants, Wiretaps: Trump-Russia Probe Reaches A ‘Critical Stage’
Recent revelations about special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russia's election interference and potential collusion with President Donald Trump's campaign team … Continued
Officer Under Fire: ‘I’m Not A Toxic Leader, I’m An Ass Who Expects You To Do Your Job’
Where, precisely, is the fine line between an exacting, razor-sharp leader of soldiers and a complete tool of an officer? … Continued
Air Force Academy Suspends Sexual Assault Counselors Amid Secretive Probe
Four workers at the Air Force Academy's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office have been suspended amid a monthlong investigation … Continued
Report: USS Fitzgerald Ignored Cargo Ship’s Warnings Before Deadly Impact
The captain of the Filipino cargo ship that struck USS Fitzgerald off the coast of Japan, killing seven U.S. sailors, … Continued
Navy Taps Admiral To Lead Investigation Into USS Fitzgerald Collision
Rear Adm. Brian Fort will lead a Navy investigation into the collision that killed seven USS Fitzgerald sailors off the … Continued
Report: Fitzgerald Crew Fought Flooding For An Hour Before Help Came
Japanese investigators believe the crew of the USS Fitzgerald was in full damage-control mode, stanching the flow of seawater into … Continued