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The Navy’s surface fleet is turning into a floating advertisement for Rust-Oleum
'We have become the worst-looking Navy in the world — with no competition.'
The Navy has a new plan to help sailors sleep better at sea, assuming leaders follow the rules
"The instruction has changed, the culture needs to shift with it."
The Fitzgerald and McCain collisions left sailors traumatized. The Navy struggled to treat them
The Navy's efforts with the crews of the USS John S. McCain and the USS Fitzgerald have been uneven, resulting in prompt, thoughtful treatment for some and leaving others mired in depression and anxiety, unable to access care for weeks, even months, according to documents and interviews with dozens of sailors, officers and their families
Three years after a deadly collision, the USS Fitzgerald is heading back out to sea
"We are excited to take the next step to get Fitzgerald back out to sea where the ship belongs."
2 years after the Fitzgerald and McCain collisions, the Navy has no idea if its new ship-driving training is working
According to senior Navy officials, it could take nearly 16 years or more to know if the planned changes will have an impact
Two years after fatal collision, repaired USS John S. McCain gets back out to sea for testing
Repairs have been completed on the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain, which was involved in a collision in 2017...
Captain of USS Fitzgerald during 2017 collision ordered to appear before a Navy board of inquiry
Seven sailors were killed when the destroyer USS Fitzgerald was struck by a merchant vessel on June 17, 2017.
Navy putting physical throttles on destroyers after touch-screen system contributed to deadly collision
"The first throttle installation is scheduled for summer of 2020, after the hardware and software changes have been developed and fully tested to ensure the new configuration is safe, effective, and has training in place."
A damning new report lays blame for the USS John S. McCain collision squarely on the Navy
Officials with the National Transportation Safety Board slammed the Navy for a series of failures that contributed to the August 2017 collision between the destroyer John S. McCain and Alnic MC, a Liberian-flagged oil tanker near the Singapore Strait
50 sailors on USS John S. McCain honored for their bravery during 2017 collision
The Navy has awarded fifty sailors for "their bravery and contributions to damage control efforts" after a 2017 collision between the USS John McCain and a merchant ship.
Navy issues new memo on political activity after USS John McCain and ‘Make Aircrew Great Again’ controversies
The Navy secretary is reminding military personnel in his charge that they must remain apolitical, less than a month after the sea services fielded a request from White House officials to hide a ship named for one of President Donald Trump's political rivals, and sailors were photographed sporting patches that mimicked a presidential campaign slogan
Shanahan: No need for an IG probe into the USS John S. McCain controversy
The Pentagon doesn't need to investigate a White House directive for the U.S. Navy to move the warship USS John S. McCain from view before President Donald Trump's recent trip to Japan, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Sunday.
Pentagon to White House: Stop politicizing the military
"There is no room for politicizing the military," Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said.
Trump defends ‘well meaning’ move to cover John McCain’s name on Navy warship in Japan
President Donald Trump defended as "well meaning" the head-scratching effort by military brass to prevent the commander-in-chief from seeing the name of his Republican rival on the Navy warship that bears his name
The White House reportedly asked the Navy to hide the USS John S. McCain during Trump’s Japan visit
President Donald Trump and Sen. John McCain were such political foes that the president initially did not order flags be flown at half-staff after McCain died in August.
Navy captain yells at cloud
Navy Capt. John L. Bub, Jr., director of operations and training for Tactical Training Group Atlantic (TTGL), argued that the "highly distracting" chatrooms utilized by sailors aboard Navy vessels are a sinister threat to surface operations that desperately require out attention
Navy dropping charges against USS Fitzgerald’s former CO and tactical action officer for collision
The Navy's attempts to prosecute Cmdr. Bryce Benson had been rife with problems.
The Navy promised changes after back-to-back deadly collisions. Many within doubt it’s delivering on them
Interviews and an examination of the Navy’s publicly announced reforms raise uncertainty over whether senior leaders have fully followed through on them after the 7th Fleet disasters in 2017
Admirals vow not to force undermanned, untrained sailors to deploy following deadly collisions
"We do not ask a ship nor direct a ship to go on mission of they are not certified to do the job. Indeed there have been several occasions where I have said: 'That ship is not ready. We will need more time.'"
The Navy Dodged More Terrible Headlines With McCain Skipper’s Guilty Plea
Now that the destroyer USS John S. McCain’s former commanding officer has pleaded guilty to dereliction of duty, the Navy...
McCain Skipper Was Fined After Accepting Responsibility For The Collision That Killed 10 Sailors
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The former captain of the destroyer USS John S. McCain was sentenced to forfeit $6,000 in pay...
USS John McCain’s Former XO Disciplined As Fallout From Deadly Collisions Sweeps Navy
The USS John S. McCain’s former executive officer has received non-judicial punishment in connection with the deadly collision with a...
Navy Hands Out More Punishments To Sailors After Deadly Collisions
The Navy has punished four more sailors for their roles in the USS Fitzgerald and USS John S. McCain collisions...
Congratulations To The Navy For Charging Its Officers With Negligent Homicide
On Jan. 16, the U.S. Navy announced that it has charged five officers under the Uniform Code of Military Justice...
Navy Fires USS McCain Senior Leaders After ‘Preventable’ Deadly Collision
The Navy has relieved two USS John S. McCain senior officers in connection with a “preventable” deadly collision involving the...