Blog Posts - United States Navy

1893 W B Stevenson Civil War Pension Application Transcription

Statement W B Stevenson Manvel, Grand Forks Co, North Dakota [Dated May 20, 1893 when it was received by the Department of Pensions, Washington DC]   My Father was a British Naval Officer and I... That's not all, read on!

Iran navy fires shots at tanker as tensions rise in Gulf

(Media Release) WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) – Iranian naval vessels fired shots at a Singapore-flagged tanker in the Gulf on Thursday, in what appeared to be Iran’s latest attempt to settle a legal dispute by force with passing commercial...
by Free PR Online on May 15, 2015

Exclusive: U.S. Navy wish list has 12 Boeing jets, eight F-35s - sources

(GNN) - The U.S. Navy included 12 Boeing Co F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jets and eight Lockheed Martin Corp F-35s on a list of "unfunded priorities" prepared for Congress, defense officials and other sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.The...

Exclusive Pictures: Aero India 2015 pre-show

The Bangalore Aviation photo team is at the Air Force Station (AFS) Yelahanka today ahead of the Aero India 2015 air show which commences tomorrow. They have sent back some images for your enjoyment.   The post Exclusive Pictures: Aero India 201...
by Bangalore Aviation on Feb 17, 2015

The First Lady is an American Sniper

First Lady Michelle Obama urged Hollywood to give a more accurate portrayal of veterans and defended the Oscar-nominated "American Sniper," which has received criticism for its depiction of war.In the last 100 years every war America has been involve...
by The Phantom Diaries on Jan 31, 2015

Ventura the Hero - NOT!!!!

"AmericanSniper" is tops at the box office but don't expect to see former MinnesotaGov. Jesse Ventura lining up at a theater for it.  Ventura, a former Navy SEAL, won $1.8 million in a defamation lawsuit last year against the estate of the late...
by The Phantom Diaries on Jan 29, 2015

American Sniper author Chris Kyle shot dead in Texas

(Media Release) Iraq veteran and ex-US Navy seal Chris Kyle, known as the deadliest sniper in US history, has been shot dead on a Texas shooting range, reports say. His body was found at Rough Creek Lodge range on Saturday along with that of his neig...
by Free PR Online on Sep 16, 2014

At War Blog: A Letter to the President, and a Well-Timed Response

In June, a Marine Corps veteran who was a judge advocate during the Vietnam War wrote to President Obama, expressing concern that militants’ advances in northern Iraq might prompt the United States to send troops back there. The response he rec...
by Eastasianews on Aug 8, 2014

US Navy Admiral William Harry McRaven Gives Tips on How to Succeed In Life

US Navy Admiral William Harry McRaven Gives Tips on How to Succeed In LifeFind out 10 Ways  on How to Succeed In Life According to US Navy Admiral William Harry McRaven On May 17, thousands of graduates at the University of Texas at Austin (UTA) hav...
by Daily Trending Search on May 24, 2014

Hunt for Malaysian Jet Tests Technical Limits

The chief of the team hunting for the plane called the lead “probably the best information” thus far, but on Monday officials said attempts to find the signals again were unsuccessful.
by Eastasianews on Apr 7, 2014

Jet Search Team Says Signals Are ‘Consistent’ With Black Boxes

The chief of the team coordinating the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Monday called the lead “probably the best information that we have had.”    ...
by Eastasianews on Apr 7, 2014

Malaysia Airlines #MH370: Australia search maps, India sends most advanced aircraft

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 continues off the coast of Australia. The three maps below show the areas searched till date, and what is planned for March 24, 2014. Global news agencies are focussing on the US Navy P-8A Poseido...
by Bangalore Aviation on Mar 24, 2014

National Briefing | West: California: Guilty Plea in Navy Fraud Case

A former manager of a Singapore-based company accused of defrauding the Navy out of millions of dollars has pleaded guilty in the case.    ...
by Eastasianews on Mar 18, 2014

Hired to Fight Pirates, but Doomed by Boredom

(Media Release) PORT OF VICTORIA, Seychelles — The night before their lifeless bodies were found inside a cabin on a cargo ship, Jeffrey Reynolds and Mark Kennedy enjoyed the night life here, at tourist haunts called Le Rendez Vous and the Pirates...
by Free PR Online on Feb 26, 2014

[USN] chance vought F4U corsair christmas ver.

El Chance Vought F4U Corsair (‘corsario’ de origen francés) fue un avión de caza embarcado que estuvo en servicio principalmente durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial y la Guerra de Corea. La demanda del avión pronto sobrepasó la capacidad de pro...
by DePapercraftBlog on Dec 24, 2013

Boeing selects Bombardier business jet for maritime surveillance aircraft program

By BA StaffBoeing has selected Bombardier's Challenger 605 business jet as the platform for its Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA) program.Tim Peters, Boeing vice president and general manager, Mobility, Surveillance and Engagement, said at the Du...
by Bangalore Aviation on Nov 20, 2013

NOAA sets up subscription portal for satellite data customers

"A significant amount of debris has already arrived on U.S. and Canadian shores, and it will likely continue arriving in the same scattered way over the next several years," NOAA officials said in a statement. "As we get further into the...

Indian Navy's second P-8I maritime surveillance and anti-submarine aircraft arrives

by Devesh AgarwalManufacturer, Boeing has delivered the second P-8I long-range maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare aircraft to the Indian Navy. The first P-8I was delivered in May. The P-8I is the Indian Navy variant of the P-8A Poseid...
by Bangalore Aviation on Nov 16, 2013


Honor - Courage - Commitment HAPPY BIRTHDAY to the U.S. NAVY! A LITTLE HISTORY OF GROG Dating back to the 1700's, grogs were originally used by the British Navy to help preserve the water supply aboard ships as well as make the stored wat...
by The MARTINI DIVA™ on Oct 13, 2013

Here we go again- Sign of Our Times

Today watch the news coverage this morning at the Washington Navy I wasn’t expecting anything like that I was just trying watch morning news and opening of the stock market , when it came on. Could help but watch the suspense as it unfolded and...
by Possum Quarter on Sep 16, 2013

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