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  • Woman slaps, curses out Navy sailor on 9/11, claims he’s a ‘fake’: video

    09/15/2021 9:00:47 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 58 replies
    NY Post ^ | 09/15/2021 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    An angry woman assaulted and cursed out a Navy sailor at a Connecticut pizzeria, claiming he was wearing a fake uniform on Sept. 11, shocking video shows. The clip, posted to TikTok, shows a woman smacking the face of Navy sailor Sean Nolte Jr. as he got food Saturday at Central Pizza in Berlin. “This is disgusting,” the woman says as she picks up Nolte’s cover from a counter and throws it at him. “Disgusting! You f-cking piece of sh-t!” Someone recording the confrontation then tells the woman to leave before cops are called, prompting her to demand that Nolte...
  • Biden tells China the U.S. does not want confrontation, doesn’t criticize them for challenging the U.S.

    03/26/2021 11:01:53 AM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 18 replies
    One America News ^ | March 26, 2021
    Biden detailed his first conversation with Chinese President Xi Jinping in which he made his intentions very clear that America is unwilling to have a direct confrontation with the increasingly hostile state. “I made it clear to him, again what I’ve told him in person on several occasions, that we’re not looking for confrontation,” he stated. “Although, we know there will be steep, steep competition.”
  • Sailor killed, 5 service members hurt in military convoy crash near San Onofre State Beach [CA]

    03/03/2021 7:48:41 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 12 replies
    KTLA ^ | 03/03/2021
    “For reasons that are still under investigation, the convoy began to slow causing a chain reaction collision. One of the truck trailers was pushed forward into the cab causing fatal injuries to the driver,” CHP said in a news release. A 26-year-old service member died at the scene. Another sailor in his early 20s has severe injuries and four other service members, two women and two men in their early 20s, suffered minor injuries, CHP said. The surviving victims were taken to Camp Pendleton Naval Hospital and Mission Hospital in Orange County for treatment. First responders and personnel from CHP’s...
  • Sailor eyed in possible arson on Navy ship that burned for days

    08/26/2020 8:25:32 PM PDT · by John W · 39 replies
    NBC News ^ | August 26, 2020 | Mosheh Gains and Bill Feather
    Investigators believe a massive fire that erupted on the Navy ship the USS Bonhomme Richard may have been intentionally set, and a Navy sailor has been identified as a possible suspect, two Defense officials confirmed Wednesday. The new details in the investigation of the July fire were reported earlier Wednesday by KGTV, an ABC affiliate in San Diego where the amphibious assault ship is based. Two Defense officials confirmed to NBC News that investigators now suspect arson. But the investigation is ongoing, and a determination has not been made as to whether the sailor is an actual suspect in the...
  • Royal Canadian Navy plans to replace 'seaman' with gender-neutral term

    07/17/2020 7:00:57 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 35 replies ^ | Sam Edwards July 17, 2020 8:45 AM
    "What this will do is ensure a safe environment so there is no double entendre," Gates said. "We want to make sure our most junior members understand and feel safe when they are being called their rank." ================================================================================ The Royal Canadian Navy is planning to replace the term "seaman" for its junior sailors as they are searching for a term that is more gender neutral. Sailors in the Canadian military will be able to weigh in on the topic and so will the public, according to Chek News. The woman responsible for the personnel policy in Canada’s navy is Cmdr....
  • Sailor shoots 3 civilians at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard before turning gun on himself

    12/04/2019 7:02:16 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 14 replies
    hawaii news now ^ | 12 04 2019 | Staff
    Three people were injured, two gravely, in an active shooter situation Wednesday afternoon at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. Meanwhile, witnesses tell Hawaii News Now that gunman fatally shot himself. A Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam spokesman said the situation at Drydock 2 has been “contained." Sources told Hawaii News Now that the gunshot victims are civilian. One of the victims in extremely critical condition was taken to the Tripler Army Medical Center, and one to Pali Momi Medical Center. A third, in guarded condition, went to the Queen’s Medical Center. First responders were called to the base about 2:30 p.m. In...
  • The Teen Who Sailed Across The World – Robin Lee Graham

    12/01/2019 12:52:44 PM PST · by robowombat · 31 replies
    Morbidology ^ | 11th July 2019 | Emily Thompson
    This post was published on 11th July 2019 The Teen Who Sailed Across The World – Robin Lee Graham Posted By: Emily Thompson In 1965, 16-year-old Robin Lee Graham set out to sail from California. At the time, he said he just wanted “to be on my own and explore.” But he returned five years and 30,000 miles later, as the youngest person to ever sail around the world solo. His only companion was an ever-changing crew of cats. Robin was a nonconformist in search of something bigger. He was sick of the regimentation of the classroom and craved freedom....
  • Nimitz Sailor Dies After Fall From Aircraft Carrier

    10/02/2019 6:08:57 AM PDT · by robowombat · 16 replies
    USNI News ^ | September 30, 2019 12:05 PM | Sam LaGrone
    Nimitz Sailor Dies After Fall From Aircraft Carrier By: Sam LaGrone September 30, 2019 12:05 PM Logistics Specialist Seaman Juan José Garcia-Herrera. US Navy Photo This post will be updated with additional information as it becomes available. A sailor assigned to USS Nimitz (CVN-68) died over the weekend following a fall aboard the aircraft carrier, a Navy spokesperson told USNI News on Monday. Logistics Specialist Seaman Juan José Garcia-Herrera, 21, died early Saturday morning at the University of California San Diego Regional Trauma Center after the fall at just after 9 p.m. on Friday. “Early reports indicate the sailor was...
  • Virginia Beach naval air station sailor shot dead after shooting female sailor 'several times'

    04/05/2019 12:24:59 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 15 replies
    nbc ^ | 04/05/2019
    A male sailor who shot and wounded a female sailor at a Virginia naval air station was killed by security personnel at the base Friday morning, officials said. The female sailor who was shot "several times" in the parking lot of Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach was hospitalized with injuries that were not considered life-threatening, Capt. Chad Vincelette, commanding officer, said in a statement. "The shooter was quickly identified, shot and killed by my Naval Air Station Oceana security personnel," he said. The sailor was armed with a handgun. Vincelette said the incident was an "isolated domestic shooting,"...
  • Kissing statue vandalized with '#MeToo' hours after passing of veteran known as 'kissing sailor'

    02/19/2019 10:19:38 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 32 replies
    SARASOTA, Fla. — The iconic kissing statue, known as the "Unconditional Surrender" statue, in Sarasota was vandalized less than 24 hours after the passing of the World War II veteran who was identified as the "kissing sailor" in the famous photo that inspired the sculpture. The 26-foot tall statue is located on the Sarasota Bayfront near Marina Jack. Sarasota Police Department says at approximately 12:53 a.m. on Tuesday, officers were dispatched to the intersection of North Gulfstream Avenue and Bayfront Drive for a report of an unknown person spray painting the statue. When officers arrived on scene, they found the...
  • Shiloh sailor reported overboard now found hiding in engine room

    06/17/2017 2:19:10 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 29 replies
    Navy Times ^ | 06/15/2017 | David B. Larter,
    A sailor from the cruiser Shiloh whom Navy officials said fell overboard last week, triggering a massive search-and-rescue effort, has been discovered on board. Presumed dead after going missing June 8, Gas Turbine Systems Technician (Mechanical) 3rd Class Peter Mims reportedly hid himself in one of the engine rooms, according to two sources familiar with the situation. It is unclear how Mims survived a week in the engineering space or where he was hiding. He will be flown off Shiloh for evaluation soon. Mims' disappearance prompted a massive, 50-hour search-and-rescue effort off the coast of Japan that included Japanese Coast...
  • US Navy sailor presumed lost at sea is found hiding in ship's engine room

    06/15/2017 9:57:05 AM PDT · by huldah1776 · 28 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 15, 2017 | N/A
    A US Navy sailor presumed lost at sea near Japan was found on board hiding in one of the ship’s engine rooms, Pentagon officials confirmed to Fox News. The sailor, who works on the USS Shiloh, was found over a week after he was reported missing, triggering a wide-ranging search-and-rescue effort that stretched over 50 hours. A Pentagon official tells Fox News Gas Turbine Systems Technician (Mechanical) 3rd Class Peter Mims is expected to be flown off the ship and given a full medical and psychological evaluation.
  • Video shows beheading of sailor by ISIS-linked terrorists

    02/27/2017 7:10:19 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 20 replies ^ | February 27, 2017
    ISIS-linked terrorists Published February 27, 2017 Facebook Twitter Email Print German hostage Jurgen Gustav Kantner kneels before his Islamic militant captors at an undisclosed location. German hostage Jurgen Gustav Kantner kneels before his Islamic militant captors at an undisclosed location. (SITE Intel Group via AP) A German sailor who had survived two months as a hostage of Somali pirates nearly a decade ago was beheaded in the Philippines by Islamic terrorists, a short video released Monday showed, after a deadline to pay the man’s ransom passed. Jurgen Gustav Kantner's beheading was the first murder of a hostage by the...
  • A U.S. sailor fighting ISIS said she just had stomach pains. Then she gave birth at sea.

    09/14/2016 8:17:57 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 27 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 14 Sept 2016 | Amy B Wang
    On Saturday, a sailor on board the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower visited the aircraft carrier’s medical department, complaining of stomach pains. The ship’s doctors would soon discover why: The sailor was pregnant. Hours later, she gave birth to a 7-pound baby girl.... ...Urban would not say whether there are standard repercussions for a servicewoman failing to self-report a pregnancy.... Infant diapers, baby formula and an incubator were flown out to the carrier on the day of delivery,
  • Navy: Sailor gives birth to baby on aircraft carrier at sea

    09/12/2016 11:40:40 AM PDT · by PROCON · 60 replies
    AP ^ | Sep. 12, 2016
    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Navy says a sailor who never reported being pregnant has given birth to a baby girl aboard an aircraft carrier at sea. U.S. Naval Forces Central Command spokesman Cmdr. Bill Urban told the Virginian-Pilot ( ) the 7-pound infant was recently born on the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower in the Persian Gulf. Both mother and daughter are doing well and were airlifted to a shore-based hospital.
  • Woman kissed by sailor in famous V-J Day photo dies aged 92

    09/10/2016 5:45:47 PM PDT · by NRx · 15 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 09-10-2016 | Reuters
    Greta Friedman, the woman in white kissed by a sailor in New York’s Times Square in a photograph symbolising the end of the second world war, has died aged 92. Her son, Joshua Friedman, said she died on Thursday in Virginia after suffering a series of ailments, including pneumonia, NBC News reported. CBS News said she would be laid to rest with her late husband, Mischa Elliot Friedman, at Arlington national cemetery in Virginia. Friedman, then a dental assistant on a break, was the woman in one of the most famous pictures of the 20th century, the moment Americans learned...
  • Female Sailor sits for National Anthem; gets INSTANT justice

    09/10/2016 3:59:23 PM PDT · by BBell · 96 replies ^ | 9/10/16 | Michael Cantrell
    More and more people are jumping on the sit-for-the-National-Anthem bandwagon,believing their disrespectful actions are somehow validated if they are doing it for “equality.” The latest such example is a female sailor — as in member of the U.S. Navy — who decided to post a video of her “protest” on FacebookThe Navy was none too happy with the sailor’s actions and are taking disciplinary action.According to the Daily Caller, Disciplinary actions toward the female sailor are ongoing, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Navy told Military Times. “We are always doing training to make sure that sailors know the pros and...
  • Navy may discipline sailor for pulling a Kaepernick

    09/09/2016 6:10:26 AM PDT · by Drew68 · 102 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 9/8/16 | Anna Giaritelli
    A sailor who refused to stand for morning colors may now face administrative action, reported late Wednesday. Naval Education and Training Command spokeswoman Lt. Cmdr. Kate Meadows did not detail the specific actions the Navy is taking against the young, African-American sailor. The young woman is training at the Naval Air Technical Training Center in Pensacola, Fla., and is expected to continue training with her class. She sailor posted an eight-minute video to Facebook late last month explaining why she was following in the footsteps of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick by not standing during the national anthem....
  • Female Sailor Commended For 'Extraordinary Courage' in Iran Boat Seizure

    08/12/2016 9:23:34 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 94 replies
    Newsmax ^ | August 11, 2016 | Jason Devaney
    A female U.S. sailor was recognized last week for her efforts during the January incident that resulted in Iran detaining 10 Americans. reports the only female among the two crews of the Navy riverine boats that entered Iranian waters off Farsi Island in the Persian Gulf managed to activate an emergency beacon while she was kneeling, bound, and being held at gunpoint with her colleagues.
  • Sailor seriously injured after fall on board USS Kearsarge

    07/05/2016 4:24:04 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 15 replies
    WVEC ^ | July 01, 2016
    NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- A woman is in critical condition after she fell down an elevator shaft on board the USS Kearsage. The Navy says the incident happened Thursday around 11 a.m., when the sailor was working near the shaft and somehow fell down several decks.