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Navy Admiral Slotted for Top Role Abruptly Announces Retirement

Navy Admiral Slotted for Top Role Abruptly Announces Retirement

Adm. William Moran cited an ongoing ethics investigation into his relationship with a subordinate as the reason for stepping down.
Acquittal of Navy SEAL May Deter Others From Reporting Crimes, Some Officials Worry

Acquittal of Navy SEAL May Deter Others From Reporting Crimes, Some Officials Worry

Edward Gallagher was convicted on one minor charge, demoted and sentenced to four months’ confinement — less than he has already served. He may still face administrative sanctions.
Acquittal of Navy SEAL May Deter Others From Reporting Crimes, Some Officials Worry

Acquittal of Navy SEAL May Deter Others From Reporting Crimes, Some Officials Worry

Edward Gallagher was convicted on one minor charge, demoted and sentenced to four months’ confinement — less than he has already served. He may still face administrative sanctions.
Will Trump’s Plans to Counter Iran Bring a Return of the ‘Tanker War’?

Will Trump’s Plans to Counter Iran Bring a Return of the ‘Tanker War’?

The Trump administration proposal has echoes of the so-called Tanker War in the Persian Gulf 30 years ago. Lives were lost. Ships were sunk.
Will Trump’s Plans to Counter Iran Bring a Return of the ‘Tanker War’?

Will Trump’s Plans to Counter Iran Bring a Return of the ‘Tanker War’?

The Trump administration proposal has echoes of the so-called Tanker War in the Persian Gulf 30 years ago. Lives were lost. Ships were sunk.
Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher Goes on Trial for War Crimes

Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher Goes on Trial for War Crimes

The prosecution of the highly decorated platoon leader, accused of shooting civilians and murdering a wounded captive, has been roiled by leaks, missteps and a recanting witness.
Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher Goes on Trial for War Crimes

Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher Goes on Trial for War Crimes

The prosecution of the highly decorated platoon leader, accused of shooting civilians and murdering a wounded captive, has been roiled by leaks, missteps and a recanting witness.

What Are Limpet Mines, and How Do They Work?

Here’s all you need to know about the devices, which are named for a type of mollusk that sticks to rocks and are hard to remove.
After Placing Blame for Attacks, Trump Faces Difficult Choices on Confronting Iran

After Placing Blame for Attacks, Trump Faces Difficult Choices on Confronting Iran

The president has said Tehran will suffer if American interests are threatened. But he has been vague about what his response might be, and the administration is divided.
After Placing Blame for Attacks, Trump Faces Difficult Choices on Confronting Iran

After Placing Blame for Attacks, Trump Faces Difficult Choices on Confronting Iran

The president has said Tehran will suffer if American interests are threatened. But he has been vague about what his response might be, and the administration is divided.
Russian and U.S. Navy Ships Narrowly Avoid Collision in Philippine Sea

Russian and U.S. Navy Ships Narrowly Avoid Collision in Philippine Sea

The ships came within 50 to 100 feet of each other, the U.S. Navy said, but the Americans and the Russians offered much different accounts.
Russian and U.S. Navy Ships Narrowly Avoid Collision in Philippine Sea

Russian and U.S. Navy Ships Narrowly Avoid Collision in Philippine Sea

The ships came within 50 to 100 feet of each other, the U.S. Navy said, but the Americans and the Russians offered much different accounts.
Mulvaney Says McCain Ship Episode Is ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

Mulvaney Says McCain Ship Episode Is ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

The White House again played down its directive to hide a Navy warship named after Senator John McCain as the Pentagon warned against politicizing the military.
Mulvaney Says McCain Ship Episode Is ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

Mulvaney Says McCain Ship Episode Is ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

The White House again played down its directive to hide a Navy warship named after Senator John McCain as the Pentagon warned against politicizing the military.
Acting Defense Chief Says He Wouldn’t Have Hidden McCain Ship

Acting Defense Chief Says He Wouldn’t Have Hidden McCain Ship

The acting secretary, Patrick Shanahan, who is facing a tough Senate confirmation battle, told reporters that “our business is to run military operations and not become politicized.”
Acting Defense Chief Says He Wouldn’t Have Hidden McCain Ship

Acting Defense Chief Says He Wouldn’t Have Hidden McCain Ship

The acting secretary, Patrick Shanahan, who is facing a tough Senate confirmation battle, told reporters that “our business is to run military operations and not become politicized.”
John McCain and Trump’s Narcissism: A Clash at Sea

John McCain and Trump’s Narcissism: A Clash at Sea

The White House coddles the president, even by disparaging a warship, its crew and a Navy hero.
Let’s Not Upset the President: The White House Tells the Navy to Hide the U.S.S. McCain

Let’s Not Upset the President: The White House Tells the Navy to Hide the U.S.S. McCain

The request was an effort to keep Mr. McCain’s name out of photographs while Mr. Trump was at a naval base in Japan.
Let’s Not Upset the President: The White House Tells the Navy to Hide the U.S.S. McCain

Let’s Not Upset the President: The White House Tells the Navy to Hide the U.S.S. McCain

The request was an effort to keep Mr. McCain’s name out of photographs while Mr. Trump was at a naval base in Japan.
Navy Destroyer John McCain Hidden During Trump’s Japan Visit

Navy Destroyer John McCain Hidden During Trump’s Japan Visit

While Navy officials insisted they did not hide the ship, they did give all of sailors aboard the day off on Tuesday as President Trump visited Yokosuka Naval Base in Japan.