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Trailblazing female refinery firefighter led the way

Trailblazing female refinery firefighter led the way

WHITING | Sharon Warnecke is a woman of firsts.

March 03, 2014 6:15 pm Photos

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Who should fight America's wars?

Who should fight America's wars?

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Cameron Kirk, assigned to the Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, Regimental Combat Team 7, 8th Marine Regiment, exits a U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter in Afghanistan during Operation Nightmare in this June 5 photo. The operation was led by Afghan Nati…

December 15, 2013 12:00 am
Your Navy remains on watch

Your Navy remains on watch

Sailors aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey conduct a replenishment at sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Tippecanoe June 30 in the Arabian Gulf. Monterey is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation effo…

July 21, 2013 12:00 am
Highland native sails into new Navy post

Highland native sails into new Navy post

U.S. Navy Cmdr. Michael Ray, a Highland High School graduate, looks out from aboard the USS O'Kane, a guided-missile destroyer. The ship is based in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

June 01, 2013 12:00 am
Decorated sailor killed in California crash

Decorated sailor killed in California crash

Timothy Johns, a senior chief in the U.S. Navy, was killed in a car wreck April 27 in California. Johns was a member of an EOD team who had received a Bronze Star for Valor, a Defense Meritorious Service medal and the Purple Heart.

May 07, 2013 12:00 am
VIDEO: Sailor surprises daughter at school

VIDEO: Sailor surprises daughter at school

James Johnson (U.S. Navy, MA2) on a two-week leave from his carrier, the USS George H.W. Bush, surprised his daughter Nia at her school, Bibich Elementary.

December 14, 2011 5:30 pm
New generations serve with U.S. Navy at Pearl Harbor

New generations serve with U.S. Navy at Pearl Harbor

In the 70 years since the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the world, the U.S. Navy and that Hawaiian naval base have been transformed.

December 06, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Michigan City native now the senior enlisted sailor at Great Lakes

Michigan City native now the senior enlisted sailor at Great Lakes

GREAT LAKES, Ill. | When Command Master Chief Richard Dodd walks around the facility where he went through basic training, he thinks about his boot camp instructors.

July 11, 2011 12:00 am
Vice Adm. Gerald R. Beaman at Podium

Vice Adm. Gerald R. Beaman at Podium

Vice Adm. Gerald R. Beaman, is shown in the April 2011 photo, delivering remarks during the U.S. 3rd Fleet change of command ceremony in San Diego aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island. Beaman, who originally hails from Hammond, Ind., relieved Vice Adm. Richard W. Hunt as comma…

July 03, 2011 12:00 am
Where Are They Now?: LaMarr Thomas

Where Are They Now?: LaMarr Thomas

LaMarr Thomas has never gotten too far from Thornton High School.

May 09, 2011 10:00 pm Photos

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Where Are They Now?: Ed Kristensen

Where Are They Now?: Ed Kristensen

Retired Rear Admiral Ed Kristensen wasn't looking for a promotion when he got the call in 1990.

May 02, 2011 10:00 pm
Navy veteran visits vacation Bible school with ship model

Navy veteran visits vacation Bible school with ship model

MUNSTER | Youngsters attending the High Seas Expedition vacation Bible school last month at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Munster "sailed away" with a special guest.

August 07, 2010 12:00 am

US military jury clears south suburban SEAL in Iraq abuse case

BAGHDAD | A U.S. military jury cleared a Navy SEAL Thursday of failing to prevent the beating of an Iraqi prisoner suspected of masterminding a 2004 attack that killed four American security contractors.

April 22, 2010 7:04 am

US Navy frigate captures 5 pirates near Seychelles

NAIROBI, Kenya | U.S. naval forces say they've captured five pirates after exchanging fire with them, sinking their skiff and confiscating a mother ship.

April 01, 2010 8:26 am
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