U.S. general cleared of sex allegation

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. Gen. James E. Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has been cleared of allegations of an improper sexual relationship, documents show.

Navy Cross awarded 45 years after battle

QUANTICO, Va., Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Ned E. Seath received the Navy Cross Friday for his heroic actions during a firefight when he served as a U.S. Marine in Vietnam nearly 45 years ago.

U.S. Navy boss: Carrier will move to Fla.

NORFOLK, Va., Dec. 9 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy still plans to move a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier to Florida from Norfolk, Va., U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said.
Gulf report looks at funding, governance

Gulf report looks at funding, governance

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- The Obama administration proposes an aggressive restoration effort for the Gulf of Mexico focusing on government funding and involvement, U.S. officials said.
Closed-door meetings on Obama's agenda

Closed-door meetings on Obama's agenda

WASHINGTON, June 17 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama has closed-door meetings scheduled throughout the day Thursday, the White House said.

U.S. Navy subs going coed

WASHINGTON, April 29 (UPI) -- U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus formally announced a policy change Thursday clearing the decks for women to serve on submarines.
John Murtha honored with Navy ship

John Murtha honored with Navy ship

JOHNSTOWN, Pa., April 26 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy named an amphibious transport dock ship after the late John Murtha, former chairman of a house appropriations committee, officials said.
Ray Mabus to guest star on 'NCIS'

Ray Mabus to guest star on 'NCIS'

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus has signed up to make a cameo appearance on the military investigative drama series "NCIS," CBS announced Monday.

Mabus: Navy going green on sea, land, air

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus promises a greener fleet using 50 percent less fossil fuel by 2020.

U.S. Navy pushes green fleet

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. Navy officials laid out a series of initiatives intended to change the way the force uses energy, including the increased use of renewable resources.

Navy supply ship to honor Medgar Evers

JACKSON, Miss., Oct. 10 (UPI) -- U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has honored an old promise and named a ship after slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers.

Families seek WWII bodies in Antarctica

SEATTLE, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Families of three Navy crewmen killed in an Antarctica plane crash during World War II vow to retrieve the bodies without U.S. government help, officials say.

Iraq remains identified as Navy captain

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Remains recovered in Iraq are those of Michael Speicher, a Navy captain shot down during combat Jan. 17, 1991, the U.S. military said Sunday.

Navy nominee skirts carrier transfer plan

WASHINGTON, April 29 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama's Navy secretary nominee told Congress he didn't have enough details to comment on a plan to station an aircraft carrier in Florida.

Obama names Ray Mabus as Navy secretary

WASHINGTON, March 28 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama's choice for secretary of the U.S. Navy is former Mississippi Gov. Ray Mabus, the White House said Friday.
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