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Moran Confirmed as 32nd Chief of Naval Operations

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate has confirmed Adm. Bill Moran to become the 32nd chief of naval operations (CNO). The chief of naval personnel, Vice Adm. Robert Burke, also was confirmed for promotion to admiral and appointment as the next…

Coast Guard Repatriates 66 Migrants to Dominican Republic

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 66 migrants on May 23 to a Dominican navy vessel in waters off the Dominican Republic following the interdiction of three illegal migrant vessels in the Mona Passage earlier that week,…

Huntington Ingalls Starts Construction on Columbia-Class Subs

Huntington Ingalls Industries hosted a ceremonial first-cut-of-steel event today at its Newport News Shipbuilding division to mark the start of advance construction for the Columbia-class submarine program, the company announced in a press release. The event also marked the first…