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Admiral Grace Murray Hopper

Known as “Amazing Grace,” Commodore Hopper’s importance in U.S. naval history is apparent everywhere you turn: a destroyer was named after her (USS Hopper, DDG-70), as was the Cray XE6 “Hopper” supercomputer. 437 more words

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F-35: Flying Elephant or King of the Skies?

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II is controversial. What is meant to be a cheap, one-size-fits-all NATO stealth fighter is delayed, overpriced, and even copied by China. 2,152 more words

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Hello My Friends

Been a long time huh? Boy have I been through a lot since the last time I wrote anything. I have some crazy stories that I will be writing in the coming days, weeks, and months that I think you’ll at least find a little interesting. 70 more words

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What’s In A Name? US Navy Ship Naming Conventions – iDriveWarships

We *need* a USS Hornet!

As we welcome the fall season, the Navy continues adding new ships to the fleet. On Saturday, the Navy christens littoral combat ship (LCS) USS Kansas City in Mobile, Alabama. 17 more words

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"Was I in the Navy?"

Its fall, so they tell me – although this heatwave would have you believe otherwise, and I was looking for some ideas for retro autumnal wear without ditching my preferred style. 447 more words

Navy Has 2 QBs With 6 Rushing TDs Going Into AAC Game At SMU

DALLAS (AP) — Zach Abey still gets a chance to score touchdowns for Navy even though he is no longer the starting quarterback.

Abey doesn’t have a catch as a starting receiver, but still takes snaps in short-yardage and goal-line situations and has six rushing touchdowns on 15 carries. 335 more words

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