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11:14 pm, September 2, 2014

Navy News

Gunman's doctor before rampage: 'No problem there'

AP Exclusive: Doctors described gunman before shootings as 'clear and focused;' denied stress

Sunday - 02/02/2014, 12:20pm EST

Congress looks at Navy contracting practices

The House Oversight Committee is looking into Navy contracting practices amid a widening federal probe into a multimillion-dollar bribery scheme involving a Singapore-based defense contractor accused of offering prostitution services and pricey vacations to Navy officers.

Friday - 01/31/2014, 05:40pm EST

Navy admiral is Obama's pick to take reins of NSA

Navy admiral is Obama's choice to take reins of troubled NSA and US Cyber Command

Friday - 01/31/2014, 04:30pm EST

Navy's largest command is under the microscope

Pentagon Solutions listens to Navy Adm. Samuel Locklear, commander of U.S. Pacific Command, speak at the Surface Navy Association's annual convention

Wednesday - 01/22/2014, 05:45pm EST
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Amid bribery scandal, Navy changes business practices for overseas port calls

Navy moves to centralize its contracting and payment processes for overseas husbanding services after its investigators find tens of millions of dollars in overcharges resulting from bribes.

Monday - 12/23/2013, 03:51am EST
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Navy plans new entry at Washington Navy Yard building

The Navy Yard building in Washington where a gunman killed 12 people will get a new visitor's entrance and a renovated interior, including a "remembrance area" for the victims, a military spokeswoman said Monday.

Monday - 12/16/2013, 05:32pm EST

Naval investigator to plead guilty in bribery plot

First guilty plea in massive military bribery scheme to come from naval investigator

Friday - 12/13/2013, 10:10am EST

Former defense contractor pleads guilty to sharing classified documents

Federal prosecutors say 50-year-old Bruce Schliemann, a former defense contractor and retired Navy SEAL, faces up to one year in prison and/or a fine of up to $100,000 when he is sentenced.

Tuesday - 12/10/2013, 03:50am EST

Family of Navy Yard shooting victim files lawsuit

The Florida family of a woman slain during the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard is the first to file a lawsuit against the government and defense contractors, alleging that officials ignored red flags about the killer's deteriorating mental health.

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 06:50pm EST

APNewsBreak: Navy Yard gunman had access pulled

APNewsBreak: Navy shooter had classified access pulled for 2 days, but Navy was never told

Saturday - 11/23/2013, 03:22am EST

Navy, Marine Corps still unsure about migrating to enterprise email

After a Pentagon directive "with no escape clause" for all DoD components to migrate to a single email system, Navy and Marine Corps respond by studying the business case for doing so. Officials want to figure out the cost to move to the DISA-run service.

Monday - 11/18/2013, 03:57am EST
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Pentagon budget situation revolves around readiness

Retired Adm. John Harvey, former commander of the Fleet Forces Command, joins Francis Rose.

Wednesday - 11/06/2013, 05:53pm EST
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Navy wins bid protest, ready to move ahead with NGEN program

The Government Accountability Office upheld the Navy's award to HP of its $3.5 billion Next Generation Enterprise Network contract after two losing bidders protested.

Friday - 11/01/2013, 04:04am EDT

Navy's giant, stealthy new destroyer gets hull wet

Looking unlike any US warship past, new Navy destroyer Zumwalt goes into the water in Maine

Monday - 10/28/2013, 07:30pm EDT

2 shot at Nat'l Guard armory; gunman in custody

2 soldiers shot, wounded at National Guard armory in Tennessee; shooter in custody

Friday - 10/25/2013, 04:54am EDT

DoD acquisition programs remain alive, but sequestration damage is real

Virtually every one of DoD's acquisition programs took a hit from sequestration in the first year of sequestration, officials from each of the military services told lawmakers this week. But the next few years of the 10-year spending restrictions could be much more painful, especially if Congress doesn't return to the process of enacting regular appropriations bills.

Friday - 10/25/2013, 03:46am EDT
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Former recruiter in custody after shooting at Navy property in Tenn.

The Navy said the suspect was in custody after the shooting at Naval Support Activity Mid-South in Millington, near Memphis. The Navy said two soldiers were wounded, though neither had life- threatening injuries.

Thursday - 10/24/2013, 02:57pm EDT

Navy Yard task force focusing on return to normal

A month after IT contractor Aaron Alexis gunned down a dozen colleagues at the Washington Navy Yard, the Navy has assembled a team of experts to handle every aspect of the recovery effort, from restoring operations at the facility to continuing to care for those affected by the tragedy. Dennis McGinn, the assistant secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installation and Environment (EI&E) has been tasked with leading the recovery task force.

Monday - 10/21/2013, 02:24pm EDT
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Morin paints challenging way ahead for Air Force's audit readiness

Jamie Morin, the outgoing comptroller and President Barack Obama's nominee to be DoD's second director of Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation office, told lawmakers Thursday that the Air Force would struggle to meet the 2014 financial management deadline. Jo Ann Rooney, the nominee to be undersecretary of the Navy, said furloughs from sequestration and the government shutdown have delayed progress on several programs.

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 06:27pm EDT
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FBI releases video of shooter entering Navy Yard building

The FBI says Aaron Alexis did not target individuals when he went on a shooting spree at the Washington Navy Yard. A video released by the FBI shows Alexis arriving at the Navy Yard by car and entering Building 197, the headquarters of Naval Sea Systems Command.

Wednesday - 09/25/2013, 02:11pm EDT
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