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‘A floating prison’ — Civilian mariners say they’re stuck on Navy ships while sailors come and go
More than 5,000 civilian mariners who work for the Navy’s Military Sealift Command are affected by the “Gangways Up” order. With few exceptions, they have been stuck aboard their ships...
Here’s how the Navy is keeping operations going in Europe amid the COVID-19 pandemic
"In my 30 years in the Navy, I have never seen a [guided-missile destroyer] deliver fresh milk to a combat logistics force ship"
The US Merchant Marine Fleet Is Dying — And It May Hurt America’s Ability To Wage War Abroad
The once-mighty U.S. Merchant Marine fleet has nearly collapsed under the weight of high labor costs, zigzagging federal policies and … Continued