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Former U.S.S. Lexington Executive Director Rocco Montesano died Friday morning due to complications from cancer, according to current Executive Director Captain Steve Banta. Montesano passed away at around 3 a.m. He was 68 years old. Montesano was a retired U.S. Navy captain and spent more ...
That person is the plane captain. According to a United States Navy release, he or she is responsible for making sure that a plane is fit to fly. This includes performing daily checks on all aircraft and additional checks made before and after each flight. Some of the things a plane captain looks for include ...

Air Force captain with local ties returns to Sun 'n Fun in a fighter jet .... The U.S. Navy's F/A-18 Super Hornet team and the U.S. Air Force F-16 Viper team were brought in to replace the Air Force Thunderbirds, which had to cancel following the fatal crash of one of their pilots last week. LAKELAND — United ...
U.S. Navy Captain Angel Cruz, commander of the Continuing Promise 2018 mission, and Commander Mike Barna of the U.S. Navy, give a Honduran ... “Honduras has been a strong partner and ally to the United States,” U.S. Navy Lieutenant Bobby Dixon, a public affairs officer and spokesperson for CP-18 ...
The future USS Thomas Hudner represents the company's 36th Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile and is named in honour of retired US Navy captain Thomas Hudner Jr, a Korean War aviator and Medal of Honor recipient. DDG 51-class ships are integrated with the Aegis Baseline 9 Integrated Air and ...
Since retiring from the US Navy in 2013, Aiyelawo has worked as the senior program director at the General Dynamics Health Solutions in Silver Spring, Maryland, as well as an adjunct assistant professor of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics at the F. Edward Herbert School of Medicine in Bethesda.

Captain Cruz describes Continuing Promise as all about "building partnerships" and added, "I've been in the Navy for 27 years and [this is the] most rewarding mission I have ever done in the United States Navy." About 15,000 patients total are expected to be treated during Continuing Promise's three ...
The US Navy's Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) has successfully completed its Maintenance and Material Management Inspection (3MI). ... USS George H.W. Bush commanding officer captain Sean Bailey said: “Every single sailor had a role in how we performed during 3MI.
A Isle of Palms, South Carolina, native and 2012 Wando High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard USS Kearsarge. Ensign Caitland Armstrong is a surface ... A Navy surface warfare is responsible for driving the ship when the captain is off the bridge. “We also work with communications ...
The U.S. Navy and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) are holding an annual bilateral naval exercise, codenamed MultiSail 2018, off the ... “MultiSail is an opportunity for our ships to increase our combat proficiency at sea,” said U.S. Navy Captain, Jon Duffy, the commanding officer of ...
Florida State University unveiled a new memorial in honor of U.S. Navy war hero Scott Speicher Members of the Speicher family gathered with the FSU Men's and Women's Tennis teams to unveil the memorial in honor of U.S. Navy war hero Scott Speicher, a 1980 FSU business administration graduate.
"By conducting maintenance away from the ship's homeport, the US Navy is afforded greater operational flexibility to remain forward deployed and provide naval presence." US Navy Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 7 commodore captain Lex Walker said: “The ability to conduct voyage repairs in Laem ...
Since the release of the Comprehensive Review the Surface Warfare community has taken a hard – and much needed – introspective look at our qualification processes, training programs, and career management policies. Poor practices have rightly been called out for change and a healthy debate has ...
"One of the main reasons that the Navy decided to fund Triton was to have that teaming arrangement, to be able to communicate back and forth between P-8s and the Triton aircraft," US Navy Captain Dan Mackin told the defense outlet, referring to P-8A Poseidon sub hunters. "One of the things we'll do is ...
Bucher is accompanied by U.S. Navy Public Information Officer, Captain Vince Thomas, (center), and a military policeman. ... Officers and crew of the United States Navy ship USS Pueblo being led away after being captured by North Korean forces in international waters in the Sea of Japan during the ...
On Friday, Douglas County District Judge Marlon Polk sentenced Dunbar, a 67-year-old retired Omaha fire captain, to the minimum sentence of 15 years on ... Dunbar served in the U.S. Navy in Vietnam, worked for the Omaha Fire Department for 24 years, was a longtime church member and coached youth ...
"Many kids are initially kind of scared and shy of this stuff, and it's depending on how many people read to them," said Captain Browne. "It's good to bring people into the beauties of reading." He also answered questions from students about what it's like to serve in the US Navy. "The Tidewater area sees a ...

Two U.S. Navy captains were fired for “mishandling multiple staff complaints of workplace harassment“ and “substandard performance,” Navy Times reported Monday. Russia stops a diplomatic plan in Yemen. The short story: Moscow vetoed a UN resolution “that would have pressured Iran over the illegal ...
The US Navy officials have started looking into claims of a naval drug ring selling hard drugs like cocaine, LSD, in the naval academy and on the darkweb. ... To demonstrate the severity of the allegation, the second in command in the Naval Academy, Captain Robert B. Chadwick II, ordered an instant drug ...
The $3.8 billion super ship is there for a specific reason — the United States Navy says it's all part of its largest multinational disaster response exercises in the Indo-Pacific region. Yet while they are right, there seems to be another reason at play — local press suggests the move is a big 'F-you' to China, ...
Incumbent Ryan McCombie, a retired U.S. Navy captain, also has announced he won't seek re-election. Incumbent Robert J. Tribeck, a lawyer, is running. Last spring, Paterno's son, Jay, was elected by alumni to the board. Despite past tensions, board Chairman Mark Dambly – who, along with former ...
(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Alexander A. Ventura II/Released). “We had units from the ARG/MEU team operating in several countries and two different fleets simultaneously,” said Collins. “The spread of personnel, geographic influence and contributions to the fight in ...
... she served 25 years as an intelligence officer in the United States Navy Reserve, retiring as a Navy captain. She received her undergraduate degree in communications from Southern Connecticut State University and her master's in international relations and African studies from The American University ...
Kelly, a U.S. Navy captain, said he'd been shot at dozens of times during combat. During his talk Friday, he recounted one story of how, while deployed during the Iraq War, he maneuvered his plane past missile attacks and was momentarily mistaken as an enemy fighter. Kelly also shared experiences ...
Settele served 27 years in the U.S. Navy, achieving the rank of Captain before retiring in 2009. He is a 1982 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. In 2006 he came to Maine as the commanding officer of the Naval ROTC at UMaine, Maine Maritime Academy and Husson University. He served as executive ...
U.S. Navy SEALS and other special operations forces from USS Bainbridge rescued Phillips who was later transferred to the Boxer for medical evaluation and care. This rescue mission was portrayed in the 2013 movie, “Captain Phillips,” starring Tom Hanks, and featuring crewmembers from the Boxer.
Captain Alan Schrader with Naval Base Kitsap said at 1:12 p.m. the “situation is under control.” Gates on the base were closed Thursday. Police activity ... Naval Base Kitsap is a U.S. Navy base on the Kitsap Peninsula occupying 10,000 acres. It was created in 2004 when Naval Station Bremerton and ...
As James Decatur stepped aboard the captured vessel, however, the gunboat's Tripolitan captain shot him at point-blank range. Hit in the forehead, Decatur tumbled into the sea ... announcing Decatur's promotion to Captain. He remains the youngest man ever to reach the rank in the United States Navy.
He spent 34 years in the U.S. Navy, retiring as a supply corps captain and has been an adjunct assistant professor at Columbia Business School since 2013. “What I think makes my candidacy different is I have a very clear sense of how to approach leadership and management challenges as a result of the ...
Seven days later, with the families of the crew waiting dockside for the USS Scorpion to return from a three-month patrol, the U.S. Navy realized that the ... Two months before its loss, Scorpion's captain, Cdr. Francis Atwood Slattery, had drafted an emergency work request for the hull, which he claimed “was ...
Officers of the deck, or OODs, are in charge of the ship when the captain or a senior qualified line officer is not on the bridge. ... the frigate Rodney M. Davis and the cruiser Normandy earlier in his career, acknowledged the potential discomfort and extra workload such checks may place on ship captains.
Retired navy captains, husband and wife Walter and Jane Lecompte, have been living in Fiji for four years now because Fiji spoils them. Despite their numerous years of service at sea, the Lecomptes' love for the ocean continues and nothing has failed to deter them from sailing. They left the United States ...
U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman David A. Brandenburg. HSCWP ensures the squadrons are manned properly and trained and ready to deploy around the globe. Kennedy said, “Our whole purpose is to ensure that we have credible forces that are ready to go forward and that ...
Florida State University unveiled a new memorial in honor of U.S. Navy war hero Scott Speicher Members of the Speicher family gathered with the FSU Men's and Women's Tennis teams to unveil the memorial in honor of U.S. Navy war hero Scott Speicher, a 1980 FSU business administration graduate.
Leonard Glenn Francis, aka Fat Leonard, with US Navy Admiral Robert Willard. .... Instead of complying, Captain David Newland, the Seventh Fleet chief of staff, immediately leaked the message to Francis so that the latter could cover his tracks, according to an indictment filed last year in federal court in ...
Born in Ames, Iowa (but considered Racine, Wisconsin, her hometown), Clark was a US Navy Captain and medical doctor. She joined NASA in 1996. She was survived by husband, Jonathan, and one child. Rick Husband, Shuttle Commander - July 12, 1957-February 1, 2003 (age 45). Born in Amarillo ...
“For the Russian fighter aircraft to fly this close to the U.S. Navy aircraft, especially for extended periods of time, is unsafe,” U.S. Navy Captain Bill Ellis, commander of Task Force 67, which oversees the service's patrol and intelligence gathering aircraft in Europe and Africa, said in his own statement on Jan.
In April 1975, Captain Lawrence Chambers was barely a month into his inclusion into one of Earth's most rarified clubs: command of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier. His ship, the U.S.S. Midway, was participating in what would become the largest helicopter evacuation in history during the fall of Saigon as the ...
The ship itself is skippered by a captain with a separate crew. It spends about half the year docked at its home port in Yokosuka, Japan, and the rest making the rounds in Asia. For years, when it arrived in a port, the Blue Ridge would be welcomed by a familiar sight on the pier: a beaming Leonard Francis, ...
PYONGYANG, North Korea -- Fifty years after it was seized by North Korea, the USS Pueblo is the only U.S. Navy ship held captive by a foreign ... waves her hand at copies of confessions hanging on the wall and placed atop metal tables that she says were handwritten by the Pueblo's captain and crew.
The second week of December is always a big deal at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland: Army Week. While the Midshipmen finish out their fall term classes they also prepare for the annual football extravaganza against the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Last month, Army Week brought ...
US Navy officers involved in deadly ship collisions that killed a combined 17 sailors last year will face a variety of criminal charges, including negligent homicide, the service ... Three other officers aboard the Fitzgerald also will face charges, said Navy Captain Gregory Hicks, a service spokesman.
One of the U.S. Navy's largest surface warships, the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Wasp, arrived at the naval port of Sasebo, Japan on ... and a commitment to our partners and allies for security and stability in the region,” said Captain Colby Howard, the commander officer of the USS Wasp, ...
“We were heading for Japan and we were on our way to Australia and we were excited and then the captain announced we were going to Vietnam,” Benn said. The Kitty Hawk was part of the deployment to the Western Pacific (WESTPAC) because the war had escalated in Vietnam. The carrier was ...
The U.S. Navy's guided-missile destroyer Carney sailed into Ukrainian waters Monday in the third visit by a vessel of its kind to the tense Black Sea region since ... The Ukrainian Navy Hetman Sahaidachny frigate (right) and United States Navy missile destroyer Donald Cook (DDG-75) are moored near one ...
USS Frank Cable commanding officer US Navy captain Jeff Farah said: “MSC and what they bring is vital to our mission. “Our mission can take place in-port, forward deployed, through fly-away teams or on land. “MSC gives us the flexibility to deploy at a moment's notice.” Repair sailors in Guam, who were ...
Scott Kelly, former military fighter pilot and test pilot, an engineer, a retired NASA astronaut, a retired U.S. Navy captain and the author of Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery (Knopf, 2017), talks about the record-setting year he spent aboard the International Space Station and reflects on his ...
The US Navy's Independence-variant littoral combat ship, the future USS Manchester (LCS 14), has successfully completed acceptance trials before being ... LCS programme manager captain Mike Taylor said: “The navy / industry trials team in Mobile has found their stride and, with stability in the serial ...
McCandless, a retired U. S. Navy captain, was one of the 19 astronauts selected by NASA in April 1966. He was a member of the astronaut support crew for the Apollo 14 mission and was backup pilot for the first crewed Skylab mission. He flew as a mission specialist on two space shuttle missions.
The US Navy has accepted delivery of its newest Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport (EPF) ship, the future USNS City of Bismarck (EPF 9). ... (PEO) Ships Strategic and Theater Sealift programme manager captain Scot Searles said: “EPFs continue to be excellent additions to the US Navy force.


 

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