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Nothing says freedom quite like launching 10,000 pound bombs from a warship during a trial exercise. But in July 2016, the USS Jackson littoral combat ship did just that off the coast of Florida.

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City residents Glenn Hamler, Reid Burdick and Jason Burdick made a special delivery Monday to the sailors aboard  the USS Truxtun, a Navy destroyer docked at Fort Trumbull for the duration of Tropical Storm Hermine.

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Navy Secretary Ray Mabus announced Jan. 6 that the service’s newest oiler ship (T-AO 205) will be named for Rep. John Lewis, a Democrat from Georgia.

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