Monday, November 18, 2019

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  • Coast Guard, Border Patrol, Dominican Navy Interdict 52 Migrants - SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Dominican Republic navy air and surface units interdicted 52 migrants aboard a makeshift vessel during an illegal voyage on Nov. 13 in the Mona Passage, according to the Coast Guard 7th District.  The group of migrants included 51 Dominican and one Cuban national, 39 men...
  • Navy Secretary Names Future Destroyer in Honor of Late Sen. Thad Cochran - WASHINGTON — Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer announced a future Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer will be named in honor of late Sen. Thad Cochran, a Navy veteran, the secretary’s public affairs said in a release.  Cochran was commissioned an ensign in the U.S. Naval Reserve in 1959 after graduating from the University of Mississippi...
  • Navy Secretary Names Future Destroyer in Honor of Late Senator - WASHINGTON — Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer announced a future Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer will bear the name of the late Sen. Richard G. Lugar, a Navy veteran, Spencer’s public affairs office said in a release.  Lugar served in the Navy from 1957 to 1960 and represented Indiana in the U.S. Senate for 36 years. He died April 28. ...
  • Navy Undersecretary Modly Touts E4S Education Initiative During Forum - The Navy Department is aggressively pushing its new “Education for Seapower” initiative because it will need Sailors and Marines who will have the mental flexibility and critical thinking skills to compete and win in an era of “great power competition” and rapidly changing technology, naval leaders of the effort said...
  • Coast Guard Intercepts Semi-Submersible, Seizes 5,000 Pounds of Cocaine - PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Harriet Lane intercepted a suspected semi-submersible smuggling vessel in the eastern Pacific Ocean on Oct. 23 and seized about 5,000 pounds of cocaine, the Coast Guard Atlantic Area said in a release.   The crew was alerted to the presence of the vessel by the crew of a maritime...

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Navy Secretary Names Future Destroyer in Honor of Late Sen....

WASHINGTON — Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer announced a future Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer will be named in honor of late Sen. Thad Cochran, a Navy veteran, the secretary’s public affair...

Navy Secretary Names Future Destroyer in Honor of Late Senator

WASHINGTON — Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer announced a future Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer will bear the name of the late Sen. Richard G. Lugar, a Navy veteran, Spencer’s public aff...

HII Begins Fabrication of Legend-Class Cutter Calhoun

PASCAGOULA, Miss. — Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division marked the start of fabrication of the U.S. Coast Guard’s newest Legend-class national s...

Coast Guard Names New Cutters After 9/11 Heroes

NEW YORK — The U.S. Coast Guard will name two of its new Sentinel-class fast-response cutters in honor of two public servants and Coast Guardsmen who lost their lives respon...

Keel Authenticated for First Flight III Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer

PASCAGOULA, Miss. — In a milestone for the DDG 51 program, the keel of the first Flight III destroyer, the future USS Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125), was ceremoniously laid and authenticated at Huntington Ingalls Shipyar...