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SECNAV Completes Visit to Paraguay

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus completed a visit to Paraguay Jan. 29 during which he met with Republic of Paraguay President Horacio Cartes to discuss

‘American Sniper’ is a hit in Iraq

Clint Eastwood’s film about an American sharpshooting Navy SEAL has packed Baghdad movie theaters with enthusiastic crowds.

"American Sniper" is Leading to an Uptick in Violent Anti-Muslim Threats

American Sniper is a massive commercial and critical success. The Bradley Cooper-helmed film, based on deceased U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle’s memoir, garnered six Academy Awards nominations, including a nod for Best Picture, and has generated upwards of $200 million at the box office. Show More Summary

US Navy Turns To Robots For Military Training

The U.S. Navy has unveiled new plans to employ robots to train marine forces in the future. The Office of Naval Research (ONR) on Tuesday launched a new experiment that it hopes will help create robots and other human surrogates for military training purposes. As part of the study, being carried out at the University [...]Show More Summary

The Navy's Newest Linux-Powered Command Center Is Right Out Of Star Trek

14 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The DDG-1000 Zumwalt Class Destroyer could very well revolutionize the way the Navy does its surface warfare business. One of its biggest innovations is ditching the cramped, darkly lit Combat Information Center (CIC), a fixture forShow More Summary

The Soapbox: “American Sniper” Isn’t Really A Film About War

A Republican yahoo made a movie about a Navy SEAL during the Iraq Occupation, and apparently no one foresaw that it would be a total shitshow that would send this country into online hysterics. Clint Eastwood is a man who accused an invisible Obama, alighting upon an empty stool, of being “absolutely crazy” at the [...]

Jesse Ventura blasts ‘American Sniper'

Now Jesse Ventura is taking pot-shots at slain Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and "American Sniper."

This Mini Documentary Perfectly Encapsulates Grace Hopper, Badass Computer Science Pioneer

A new documentary about legendary computer scientist and Navy admiral Grace Hopper is shedding light on the key roles women had in originating computers as we know them today. Image via Creative Commons Hopper, who passed away in 1992...Show More Summary

Lowe Campbell Ewald Promotes U.S. Navy with ‘Pin Map’

Lowe Campbell Ewald promotes the U.S. Navy with a new spot entitled “Pin Map.” The ad positions the Navy as working “Around the world, around the clock” in defense of America. It opens by showing a variety of locations and scenarios with a large red dot inserted into the landscape. Show More Summary

NBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin Accuses ‘American Sniper’ Chris Kyle of Going on ‘Killing Sprees’

In a discussion of the hit film “American Sniper” on Thursday morning’s “Morning Joe,” NBC News foreign correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin described the film’s subject, Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, as “racist,” and suggested Kyle went on “killing sprees” in Iraq. The comment was immediately questioned by co-host Joe Scarborough. Show More Summary

Jesse Ventura Reveals Why He Won’t Watch ‘American Sniper,’ Shares Thoughts About Chris Kyle

Jesse Ventura finally decided to speak out about American Sniper, and Chris Kyle fans probably won’t like what he had to say about the deceased Navy SEAL. Jessa Ventura, a former Navy SEAL, is never mentioned in Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper movie, and his name doesn’t appear in Chris Kyle’s autobiography. Show More Summary

Quelle Chris - Love Me

Sounds like: Blu, Joey BadA$$, Strong Arm Steady Song: Quelle Chris - Love Me What's so good? Quelle Chris outstyles your favorite rapper in an Old Navy fleece. Ever the carefree philosopher, Quelle waxes poetically over Oakland-based...Show More Summary

Australian Tall Ship Rounds Cape Horn

  The Royal Australian Navy operated Sail Training Ship Young Endeavour rounded Cape Horn on Australia Day, 36 days into a 12-month circumnavigation of the world.

Will Navy have to choose between annual Army game and shot at national title?

The Army-Navy game is one of the highlights every year of the college football schedule, and it occupies a position of prominence befitting its rich history. The contest between the service academies essentially marks the end of college football season, as it is played on the second Saturday of December, a week or two after other […]

Holy Crap, This Jaw-Dropping Star Destroyer Is Over Three Feet Long

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This mahoosive model of the Eclipse-Class Super Star Destroyer from Dark Horse's Star Wars: Dark Empire comics more than lives up to the excessive grandeur of the Imperial Navy. Just as it was ridiculously oversized in the comic, it's ridiculously (and awesomely) oversized here. Read more...

John McCain rips ‘idiotic’ Michael Moore on ‘American Sniper’: Does he want us to fight hand-to-hand?

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

Sen. John McCain blasted documentarian and movie theater owner Michael Moore on Wednesday, saying that Moore did a disservice to service members when he criticized the film American Sniper‘s portrayal of its subject, Navy SEAL Chris Kyle. “That’s like saying we should not use...

Jesse Ventura: American Sniper’s Chris Kyle Is a ‘Liar,’ Not a ‘Hero’

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura, who successfully sued Navy SEAL Chris Kyle's estate and was awarded $1.8 million for defamation last year, is finally speaking out about the new Clint Eastwood film American Sniper. The Associated...Show More Summary

US Air Force/ US Navy officially Starting Sixth Generation Fighter Procurements in FY 2016 Budget

The United States will begin serious development of prototypes for so-called sixth generation fighters — successors to the F-35 and F-22 — for the Navy and the Air Force in the 2016 budget, says the head of Pentagon acquisition, Frank...Show More Summary

Navy grants transgender veteran first official name-change approval in military record

Former U.S. Navy Lt. Paula Neira sought to have her name changed in her official veteran record with the Navy. Last Friday, Paula Neira received an unexpected but welcome surprise in the mail. The Navy had officially approved her request,...Show More Summary

'American Sniper' Widow Shares Fondest Memory of War Hero Chris Kyle; 'Our First Kiss Was Soft, Sweet, Simple'

"American Sniper" widow Taya Kyle shared her fondest memory of her late husband Chris, the former Navy SEAL who inspired Clint Eastwood's latest blockbuster film.

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