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Staten Island ferry pilot gave the USS Oak Hill a shout out in the form of three blasts from his horn on May 21, 2014. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Ahoy! Fleet Week Returns To New York City After A Year’s Absence

Three Navy ships and two Coast Guard cutters are scheduled to arrive in New York Harbor Wednesday morning, the start of the week.

05/21/2014

Navy Football Team/file (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Federal Shutdown Scraps Games At Service Academies

The Defense Department says it has temporarily suspended all sports competitions at the service academies as a result of the partial government shutdown.

10/01/2013

A police officer checks the ID of a person entering the Washington Navy Yard September 17, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Washington Navy Yard Reopens 3 Days After Massacre

The Navy installation re-opened at 6 a.m. Thursday. Navy spokeswoman Lt. Cmdr. Sarah Flaherty said Thursday will be a regular work day, except for Building 197, where the shootings occurred.

09/19/2013

Police stand guard outside the home of Cathleen Alexis, the mother of Washington Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis, on September 17, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Sources: Aaron Alexis Etched Messages Into Shotgun

The gunman in Monday’s Washington Navy Yard massacre left behind two short phrases etched into the side of his shotgun, sources told CBS News.

09/18/2013

Aaron Alexis mug shot (credit: Fort Worth Police)

Navy Yard Gunman Was Hearing Voices, Sought Treatment For Mental Issues

Monday’s onslaught at a single building at the highly secure Navy Yard unfolded about 8:20 a.m. in the heart of the nation’s capital, less than four miles from the White House and two miles from the Capitol.

09/17/2013

People come out from a bulding with their hands up after a shooting happened at the Washington Navy Yard September 16, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Officials: 12 People Killed In Washington Navy Yard Shooting

At least one gunman opened fire inside a building at the Washington Navy Yard Monday morning and officials said at least 12 people were killed and several more wounded, including a law enforcement officer.

09/16/2013

Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta was to announce a major U.S. Military policy shift on Jan. 24, 2013, allowing women to be eligible for combat front lines and special operations units. (Photo: CBS 2)

Pentagon Releases Plan For Allowing Women In Combat

In just a few years, women could be training to be Navy Seals or Army Rangers on the front lines, under a plan just released Tuesday by the Pentagon.

06/18/2013

Rep. Steve Israel announces measure to restore veterans' rights to those dishonorably discharged for being gay. (credit: twitter.com/RepSteveIsrael)

Rep. Israel Wants To Restore Veterans Benefits To LGBT Members Dishonorably Discharged

The Long Island lawmaker is working to correct what he called unfair discharge papers for gay and lesbian veterans.

06/09/2013

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: In Clear Victory Obama Shows Romney Isn’t Ready To Be Commander-In-Chief

What was most clear tonight, though, is that Mitt Romney has no idea how the world works and the Office of the President is no place for on the job training.

10/23/2012

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Navy Commissions USS Michael Murphy In Honor Of New York Navy SEAL Killed In Afghanistan

In a ceremony that was more joyful than solemn, the U.S. Navy on Saturday commissioned the USS Michael Murphy, a sleek new warship named for a Navy SEAL who died in Afghanistan at age 29.

10/06/2012

Manning The Rails on the U.S.S Wasp past the WTC site (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Thousands Of Servicemen And Women Sail Into NYC For Fleet Week 2012

Fleet Week is a celebration of the Navy, Marine and Coast Guard teams who protect our shores and gives New Yorkers a chance to meet those service members in person.

05/23/2012

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Governor Cuomo Orders Flags To Half-Staff In Honor Of Fallen Naval Officer

Governor Andrew Cuomo has issued a directive for flags on all state buildings to be flown at half-staff on Wednesday.

04/29/2012

(Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Navy Looking To Continue Success Over Army

The Navy Midshipmen and Army Black Knights meet for the 112th time this Saturday. Navy has enjoyed recent success but Army is determined to earn the victory.

WFAN–12/09/2011

Big East commissioner John Marinatto (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Big East To Invite Boise St, 5 Others

A person familiar with the decision says the Big East will invite Boise State, Navy and Air Force for football only and SMU, Houston and Central Florida for all sports.

11/01/2011

Big East commissioner John Marinatto (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Big East To Vote On Exit Fee

An official in the Big East told the AP on Saturday that a conference call would be held Monday to deal with the exit fee and other expansion issues.

WFAN–10/17/2011

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