Russian warships fire cruise missiles into Syria

...are the gateway to President Bashar Assad's strongholds in Damascus, and along the Mediterranean coast where Russia has a naval base.The Russian airstrikes strikes appear to have emboldened Syrian troops to launch the ground push after a string of setbacks...
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Former Juneau HS student joins Naval Academy

...Mountain High School, was inducted into the Naval Academy class of 2019 July 1.Martin will...prepare for their first academic year at the Naval Academy and the four years of challenge...rifles. Founded in 1845, the U.S. Naval Academy is a prestigious four-year service...
Chinese warships in Bering Sea as Obama visits state

...moved into the Bering Sea near Alaska after participating in a naval exercise with Russia, but officials said they don't view...Defense Department "positively identified a number of Chinese naval vessels in that region, but based on their analysis they have...
Loomis, Flynn wed

...Washington. She now works at Weber Shandwick in Seattle.The groom graduated from Juneau-Douglas High School and later attended Gonzaga University. He is currently employed at Glosten Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering in Seattle.
Russian troops already in Syria, Israel says

...forceful change of regimes through foreign interference.Moscow also has other key interests at stake. Russia maintains a naval base at Tartus, just 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of Latakia. Earlier this week, the nearby province of Idlib fell to...
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Russia said to get Iran's clearance for Syria-bound flights is only 50 kilometers (30 miles) away."The Russians will not allow the fall of the Syrian coast because of the naval base and the planned air base," Jaber said."Until this moment, there are no Russian forces fighting on the ground...
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US builds up Arctic spy network

...ship specifically built to collect electronic intelligence, has been getting new equipment and systems since April at U.S. Naval Weapons Station Yorktown in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. Camp Peary, the CIA's training base for clandestine operatives...
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Officials rescue 367 migrants off Libya; 25 bodies found

...those aboard might never be known, but authorities hoped to have a better idea after survivors are interviewed.The Irish naval vessel Le Niamh was one of the ships tasked by the coast guard to speed to the rescue of the boat shortly before noon, Irish...
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Trump on McCain: 'I like people who weren't captured'

...Phoenix. Trump retorted that the Arizona Republican was "a dummy" who graduated at the bottom of his class at the U.S. Naval Academy.McCain's war record was a cornerstone of his 2008 bid for president. A Navy pilot during the Vietnam War, he was...
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Pollard to be freed; analyst spied for Israel

...oath to support the Constitution of the United States, and he failed it," said M.E. "Spike" Bowman, the director of Naval Intelligence at the time of Pollard's arrest. "The fact that he gave it to an ally, that makes absolutely no difference...
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