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USS Gerald Ford: A very, very expensive aircraft carrier

USS Gerald Ford:  A very, very expensive aircraft carrier

The American navy on Saturday christened a new aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald Ford, a colossal ship plagued by equally huge cost overruns, at a time of growing budget pressures.…

Timing of firing of Navy captain over video raises questions

Timing of firing of Navy captain over video raises questions

The Navy brusquely fired the captain of the USS Enterprise on Tuesday, more than three years after he made lewd videos to boost morale for his crew, timing that put…

Another Senate candidate lies about military record

Another Senate candidate lies about military record

Another politician running for the Senate has lied for years about his military record. Republican Mark Kirk, running for President Barack Obama’s old Senate set in Illinois, claimed for years…

Ship-racing Navy captain demoted

Ship-racing Navy captain demoted

One of the Navy’s few female ship captains lost her command after investigations into abuse of her crew and using her guided missile destroyer to “drag race” another warship in…