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How the U.S. pays for its involvement in Iraq

Jun 17, 2014
What does the defense budget already have covered?
Posted In: Iraq war, defense department, navy
Navy eReader

Navy sailors get an e-reader called 'NeRD'

May 15, 2014
The Navy is giving submarine crews very expensive tablets that let sailors read pre-loaded books.
Posted In: navy, military, Kindle, e-books

Sequester still looms over Merchant Marine

Sep 25, 2013
Across-the-board budget cuts that would slash the number of ships in the Merchant Marine would end up costing the Navy -- perhaps billions of dollars.
Posted In: navy, Merchant Marine, sequester, sequestration

U.S. NAVY STOPS YELLING AT YOU by dropping all-capitals communications

Jun 12, 2013
For 150 years, the official Navy communications system only allowed FOR ALL CAPITAL LETTERS.
Posted In: navy

Battleship: For presidents, a game of making an impression

Feb 22, 2013
President Obama goes to a shipyard next week where the USS Abraham Lincoln is awaiting refitting. An aircraft carrier is a great background for everything from presidents to Cher.
Posted In: navy, ship, USS Lincoln

Facing sailor shortage, Navy ups bonuses

Aug 27, 2012
The Navy is offering sailors hundreds of extra dollars a month if they agree to go back out to sea sooner than expected.
Posted In: navy, Jobs

Congress may block Pentagon's biofuels quest

Jul 5, 2012
The Department of Defense, a huge consumer of petroleum, is trying to develop biofuels on a large scale as an alternative. Republicans in Congress have voted the program out of an authorization bill, saying oil and even coal can meet the military's needs.
Posted In: Military and Energy, biofuels, navy

Jamming spectrum is a new tool of war

Jan 21, 2011
Here's a crazy one....
Posted In: gadgets, jamming, military, navy

Apple's point-of-sale system is at Old Navy

Dec 2, 2010
If you've ever bought something at an Apple retail store, you may have seen the little credit card swipers that employees carry around. You don't...
Posted In: apple, business, Entertainment, gadgets, navy, wasn't marlene dietrich awesome