Adm. Michelle Howard, Vice Chief of Naval Operations, at the U.S. Navy Memorial.
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November 17, 2015 President Barack Obama could be close to nominating the first-ever woman to become the head of a military combatant command, Pentagon sources tell NPR.
Humpback whales and tanker in Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary in Massachusetts Bay.
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August 13, 2015 Christopher Clark, an engineer turned whale biologist, wired the world's oceans with hydrophones. Whales sing as they migrate, he learned. And the ship sounds clouding the ocean can deeply interfere.
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Helicopter belonging to the Netherlands participates in NATO's Dynamic Mongoose anti-submarine exercise in the North Sea, off the coast of Norway, on May 4, 2015.
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May 4, 2015 The two-week naval exercise, dubbed Dynamic Mongoose, brings dozens of vessels together, and comes amid concern about Russia's increasing aggression.
February 4, 2014 The cheating did not involve trainees working with nuclear weapons, so the scandal is not comparable to the one rocking the Air Force.
A photo of the MQ-8B, provided by Northrop Grumman.
May 2, 2013 The squadron of both manned and unmanned helicopters will include Northrop Grumman's "Fire Scout" drone.
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