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Navy Awards EB $46M Contract For Overhaul Of Submarine

GROTON, Conn. (AP) — The Navy has awarded a $46 million contract to Electric Boat to support maintenance work on the submarine USS Montpelier.

Electric Boat, a Groton-based division of General Dynamics, will conduct planning activities for the overhaul of the Los Angeles-class attack submarine under the contract. 80 more words

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American Sniper review

Title: American Sniper: Memorial Edition
Author: Chris Kyle
Rating: 5 stars

A quick shoutout and thankyou to my friend Mark for lending me this memorial edition of… 859 more words

Books

Navy-operated LCAC tours offered this weekend at Patriotic Festival

Virginia Beach, Va. – A sand storm at the Oceanfront — as the landing craft, air cushion hovercraft, comes ashore.

Based out of Little Creek, the Navy-operated LCAC is used to transport troops, equipment, and supplies from ships to the shore — and across the beach. 178 more words

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Warbirds - F4U Corsair

Considered by many to be the best carrier based fighter-bomber of World War II, today we honor the May 29, 1940  first flight of the F4U Corsair on Warbirds. 461 more words

History

9 Days Until Departure...

The final moments are drawing near, we are in single digits now! So at this point, he is getting more and more excited each day. And I am getting more and more nervous and excited all rolled into one. 284 more words

MILspouse

Bleeding with Friends

Back to bed. I rescind
my early morning attempt
to be free again
from the toils of war.
Not the breaking, battering, sinking, or shattering, 758 more words

Awareness