- Mississippi River reopened after towboats collision Updated: Jul-03-15 10:11 am
CONVENT, Louisiana - The Coast Guard has reopened the Mississippi River after a collision of two towboats broke loose some barges- one containing caustic soda.
- Military recruits still not using American-made sneakers Updated: Jul-03-15 1:07 am
BOSTON - New Balance thinks the U.S. military is dragging its feet.
- Coast Guard rescues 3 after boat runs aground Updated: Jul-02-15 11:49 pm
ILWACO, Washington - A Coast Guard helicopter crew has rescued three people after their 16-foot pleasure boat became disabled and ran aground on a small island near Cape Disappointment on the southwest Washington coast.
- Coast Guard aiding search for missing boater in Barrington Updated: Jul-02-15 9:16 pm
BARRINGTON, Rhode Island - Local authorities and the Coast Guard are searching for a man who went missing while boating in waters off Barrington.
- Police: No evidence of shooting at Washington Navy Yard Updated: Jul-02-15 4:32 pm
WASHINGTON - Investigators found no evidence of a shooting after the Washington Navy Yard went on lockdown Thursday when someone reported shots fired in the same building where a gunman killed 12 workers in a rampage two years ago.
- Navy triples paid maternity leave to 18 weeks Updated: Jul-02-15 1:56 pm
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Navy is tripling the amount of paid maternity leave that female sailors and Marines can take after the birth of a child, and will now provide a total of 18 weeks off.
- The Latest at Navy Yard: No hoax suspected, DC police say Updated: Jul-02-15 11:36 am
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- Governor appoints next RI National Guard Adjutant General Updated: Jul-02-15 11:15 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Gov. Gina Raimondo has appointed the next Adjutant General of the Rhode Island National Guard.
- Pumping, treating of Kirtland's jet fuel plume begins Updated: Jul-02-15 9:50 am
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Gov. Susana Martinez says a pump-and-treat system designed to clean up a massive plume of jet fuel at the edge of Albuquerque is now in use.
- Roswell man volunteers over 15,000 hours for wildlife refuge Updated: Jul-02-15 2:09 am
ROSWELL, New Mexico - Jim Montgomery has volunteered over 15,000 hours over the past 30 years for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge. In 1985, he began to do some volunteer work at the wildlife refuge but it wasn't until 1989 that he really became involved.
- Coast Guard rescues 4 stranded jet skiers in southern Jersey Updated: Jul-01-15 6:17 pm
CAPE MAY, New Jersey - The Coast Guard has rescued two children and two adult jet skiers who were stranded in the mud in southern New Jersey.
- Madras hangar added to National Register of Historic Places Updated: Jul-01-15 5:12 pm
SALEM, Oregon - The Madras Army Air Field North Hangar has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.
- Commander who served in Iraq war in line to be Marine chief Updated: Jul-01-15 2:17 pm
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday the White House is nominating Lt. Gen. Robert Neller, a commander who served in Iraq's western province during one of the most violent periods of the war, to be commandant of the Marine Corps.
- Air Force professor found stranded on cliff after 2 days Updated: Jul-01-15 2:01 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - An Air Force Academy professor who went missing for two days while on a hike is recovering after he got injured and stranded on a cliff face in Colorado.
- Opelika men recount rescue off Ala coast Updated: Jul-01-15 12:36 pm
OPELIKA, Alabama - Two Opelika firefighters and one former firefighter are safe and back at work after they were separated from their boat when a scuba dive outing went wrong in the Gulf of Mexico 13 miles off the coast of Orange Beach.
- Remains of Marines who died in WWII found in central Pacific Updated: Jul-01-15 9:26 am
SANTA FE, New Mexico - The remains of a former Santa Fe resident - long presumed to be lost at sea - have been found in the central Pacific and will soon be returned to his family.
- Coast Guard identifies victims in deadly racing boat crash Updated: Jul-01-15 8:32 am
GRASONVILLE, Maryland - The U.S. Coast Guard has identified the victims of a boat crash that left one child dead and three adults seriously injured.
- WWI US Army 'I WANT YOU' poster sold for $20K at NYC auction Updated: Jul-01-15 7:42 am
NEW YORK - A World War I-era U.S. Army "I WANT YOU" recruitment poster has sold for $20,000 at an auction of some 2,000 wartime posters.
- Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen on Oregon coast Updated: Jul-01-15 2:52 am
FLORENCE, Oregon - A Coast Guard crew has rescued two fishermen after their 27-foot fishing boat sank as it was being towed Tuesday evening near the Oregon coast entrance to the Umpqua River.
- Water well testing planned around Cheyenne-area missile site Updated: Jun-30-15 10:55 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - A new round of homeowner well testing will occur later this summer near an old nuclear missile site on the plains where the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to rely on naturally present bacteria to break down a plume of groundwater pollution, Corps officials announced at a public meeting Tuesday.
- Coast Guard: Tourist falls off personal watercraft and dies Updated: Jun-30-15 6:37 pm
EMERALD ISLE, North Carolina - A spokesman for the U.S. Coast Guard says man has died after falling off his personal watercraft in Bogue Inlet.
- Appeals court sides with veterans in suit over experiments Updated: Jun-30-15 6:37 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - The U.S. military must continue to alert veterans exposed to chemical and biological weapons experiments of any new information that may affect their health and provide them ongoing medical care, a federal appeals court said Tuesday.
- Remains of schooner raised from Lake Champlain back to Navy Updated: Jun-30-15 6:20 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The remains of a Revolutionary War battleship that burned and sank as the Americans and British struggled for control of Lake Champlain will be in the hands of the U.S. Navy in time for the Fourth of July.
- The Latest: Attack on NATO convoy in Afghanistan kills 2 Updated: Jun-30-15 11:07 am
KABUL, Afghanistan - The latest news on a suicide attack in the Afghan capital targeting a NATO convoy on the Kabul airport road, near the U.S. Embassy.
- General takes over Air Force Central Command at Shaw AFB Updated: Jun-30-15 9:40 am
SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, South Carolina - A new general has taken over as head of U.S. Air Force operations in the 20-nation region from the Mideast into southwestern Asia that is headquartered at Shaw Air Force Base.