Cmdr. Travis Zettel salutes during a change of command ceremony. (Photo: Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael H. Lee/US Navy)

The commander of the submarine USS Bremerton who was relieved of command in August 2018 over issues of "inappropriate personal conduct" was investigated on allegations that he hired about 10 prostitutes while in port in the Philippines.

The Kitsap Sun first reported the revelation after receiving documents about the firing through a Freedom of Information Act request.

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If you’ve been anxiously waiting for the next great brooding naval war flick, where the sonar pings from a glowing control panel are all the crew (and you the viewer) have to navigate the dangers ahead, then Hunter Killer will likely let you down.

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There’s a new Navy submarine flick coming to theaters in the Fall. Hooyah! (See!? See how easy that was?)

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The Chinese navy may be putting a new spin on a classic warship: It’s looking into the possibility of giving missile-laden arsenal ships submersible properties, enabling them to hide stockpiles of missiles, undetectable to radar, below the ocean surface.

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There’s nothing more fearsome than the sight of battle-hardened Marines storming an enemy beach, but even the service’s tried-and-true ship-to-shore maneuvers need for 21st-century warfare. Thanks to some engineering ingenuity, the Marine Corps may have found a new vehicle of choice for amphibious assaults.

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