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.
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.
Governor Andrew Cuomo has issued a directive for flags on all state buildings to be flown at half-staff on Wednesday.
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.
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.
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.
Conference leaders are slated to vote Monday on raising that fee, which will clear the way to invite six new members.
The Big East is still regrouping after Syracuse and Pittsburgh bolted for the Atlantic Coast Conference. Are service academies the answer?
The 1,500 rounds of ammo, a three-inch projectile, and cartridges were discovered in the waters near the Brooklyn tower of the bridge last October.
In a Fleet Week that’s been marked by both celebration and devastation, one Navy Sailor is tackling New York City head-on.
The U.S. Navy and Columbia University will sign an agreement allowing the ROTC back onto campus for the first time since the military training program was banned amid Vietnam War protests, the university said.
Now that the New Mexico, Humanitarian and New Orleans bowls are over with, the real bowl season begins. I don’t mean to hype the upcoming slate of games up too much, but they will provide a nice taste of what’s to come.
Senior Josh McNary has made a lasting mark at West Point. He desperately wants to leave one on Navy, too.
The families at Thursdays’ celebration come from all over the country and the food is prepared by the Union League Club who started serving holiday meals to troops during the Civil War.
Navy officials say they’ve begun smoking cessation programs at the Groton submarine base and removed smoking areas from subs based a the site to prepare for a smoking ban taking effect New Year’s Eve.