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US Navy Swim Call

Every wonder what Sailors and Marines do in the middle of the ocean while on active duty? Here’s a photo glimpse into a rare “swim call”. Sailors and Marines get a little time to let loose, swim and dive while under the watchful eyes of rescue swimmers. Courtesy of America’s Navy via Flickr Courtesy of America’s Navy via Flickr Courtesy of America’s Navy via Flickr Courtesy of America’s Navy via Flickr Courtesy of America’s Navy…


Inside the Navy’s Blue Angels Flying Team (HD)

Check out this incredible video of the Navy’s Blue Angels going through their paces.  They are obviously at the top of the elite pilots of the world, but this inside the cockpit look gives you a new perspective. The Blue Angels is the United States Navy’s flight demonstration squadron. The Blue Angels team was formed in 1946, making it the second oldest formal flying aerobatic team (under the same name) in the world. The Blue…


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HIGHLIGHTS FROM A BACKGROUND BRIEFING WITH SENIOR US INTELLIGENCE AND DEFENSE OFFICIALS ON THE DEATH OF OSAMA bin LADEN

At 1:10 a.m. Monday preparations were made for OBL’s religious rites to be given onboard the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier in the North Arabian Sea. In accordance with Islamic practice he was washed and wrapped in a white sheet before being buried at sea at 2am Eastern. His body was placed on board a prepared flat board and then “eased into the sea” at 2 am. During the firefight “he did resist” he was…