The following is the Oct. 5, 2016 Congressional Research Department report, State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs: FY2017 Budget and Appropriations. Read More
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This post has been updated with an additional statement from Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson.
Houthi rebels fired two more cruise missiles at the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG-87) on Wednesday and Pentagon officials are pledging a response, DoD spokesman Peter Cook said in a Wednesday statement. Read More
The following is the Sept. 29, 2016 Congressional Research Service report, U.S. Periods of War and Dates of Recent Conflicts. Read More
CORRECTION: A previous version of this post used the incorrect name for one of the U.S. missiles used in the engagement on Sunday. The missile is the Evolved Seasparrow Missile, not the Enhanced Sea Sparrow Missile.
The crew of a guided-missile destroyer fired three missiles to defend themselves and another ship after being attacked on Sunday in the Red Sea by two presumed cruise missiles fired by Iran-backed Houthi-forces, USNI News has learned. Read More
The following is the Sept. 28, 2016 Congressional Research Service report, Armed Conflict in Syria: Overview and U.S. Response. Read More
The guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG-87) was unsuccessfully attacked with two missiles fired from Yemen on Sunday, Pentagon officials told reporters early Monday morning. Read More
The following is Oct. 5, 2016 footage of U.S. Marine Corps MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopters assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) 24 land aboard the amphibious transport dock USS Mesa Verde (LPD-19). Read More
The first in a trio of guided missile destroyer will arrive in Baltimore today ahead of a commissioning ceremony this week, service officials told USNI News. Read More
The following is the environmental impact statement from the Navy on a proposed expansion of Naval Air Station Fallon, Nevada. Read More
Three warships have scrambled from Naval Station Mayport, Fla. ahead of the landfall of Hurricane Matthew later this week, a service official told USNI News on Wednesday. Read More