U.S. Navy

Welcome to Bethpage sign (file/credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Toxic Plume Spreading At Bethpage Defense Plant, Tests Show

Officials revealed this month that the 4.5-mile-by-3.5-mile plume of underground contamination in Bethpage is moving deeper than ever.

11/19/2014

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Shots Fired When Knife-Wielding Man Tries To Enter Conn. Submarine Base

Two Navy civilian police officers were wounded Thursday night while confronting a knife-wielding man at a Connecticut base, authorities said.

11/13/2014

U.S. Navy veteran Shafqat Wasi and his family are joined by Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and other local leaders for the dedication of their new house in Hicksville. (Credit: CBS2)

L.I. Navy Vet, Family Honored With House Built By Other Veterans

A deserving serviceman and his family were handed the keys to their new home Monday. It is a subsidized house, built over the last five months by other veterans working in their spare time.

11/10/2014

USS Intrepid (credit: Getty Images)

Stories From Main Street: New Exhibit Tunes Into USS Intrepid Radio

Bill D’Antico’s old tapes from the early 1960s are now part of an exhibit at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum that sheds light on the day-to-day lives of the men who served aboard the historic warship.

09/22/2014

Performers at the USO show at the Intrepid Museum on Memorial Day weekend (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

USO Hosts Show At Intrepid Museum As Part Of Memorial Day, Fleet Week Celebrations

Veterans, active military, New Yorkers and tourists alike flocked to the Intrepid Museum Saturday for an entertaining show put on by the United Service Organizations.

05/24/2014

U.S.S. Oak Hill

CBS 2 Exclusive: A Tour Of The U.S.S. Oak Hill During Fleet Week

Fleet Week festivities are in full swing, with three U.S. Navy ships and two U.S. Coast Guard cutters docked along the Hudson River.

05/23/2014

Blue Angels arrive at Republic Airport in advance of Jones Beach Air Show on May 22, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Blue Angels Arrive On Long Island Ahead Of Memorial Day Weekend Air Show

The U.S. Navy’s aerobatic team landed Thursday morning at Republic Airport in Farmingdale.

05/22/2014

Sailors stand on the deck as the USS New York as it passes the Statue of Liberty during Fleet Week in 2011. (credit: Getty Images)

Fleet Week Sails Back Into NYC After A Year’s Absence

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

05/20/2014

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Police: Man Wanted For Deserting U.S. Navy Found At Long Island Home

Nassau County police said Roberto Carlo Ayala was arrested Friday morning by officers from the department’s fugitive squad and U.S. marshals.

01/17/2014

"Trenton Makes, The World Takes" (photo via Trenton Mayor Tony Mack on Facebook)

U.S. Navy To Name Ship After Trenton

Sen. Frank Lautenberg is praising the Navy for its plans to name a new ship after New Jersey’s capital city.

04/11/2013

Lakehurst Naval Badge (credit: Navy Lakehurst Historical Society website)

Memorial Service To Be Held In N.J. For Forgotten USS Akron Crash

The USS Akron, a 785-foot dirigible, was in its third year of flight when a violent storm sent it plunging tail-first into the Atlantic Ocean shortly after midnight on April 4, 1933.

03/31/2013

Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama face off in their final debate at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla. - Oct 22, 2012 (credit: Rick Wilking-Pool/Getty Images)

Fact Check Tuesday: Romney Vs. Obama – Round Three

Both men got things wrong. So Brooks Jackson of factcheck.org checked in to go over the claims and set the record straight.

10/23/2012

Navy's toxic mess

U.S. Government Expecting Long Island Residents To Pay For Navy’s Toxic Mistake

Many residents are being asked to foot the bill for the government’s dumping of toxic waste into the Long Island soil. And to make matters worse, the contamination is on the move.

10/11/2012

Welcome to Bethpage sign (file/credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

State Health Officials Conducting Cancer Study Near Old Long Island Dump Site

The toxic plot is the result of years of dumping by the Grumman Corp. and the U.S. Navy and is believed to threaten the water supply to about 250,000 residents in Bethpage.

09/25/2012

Brian Bill (credit: In memory of Navy SEAL Brian Bill/Facebook)

Monument To Honor Fallen Conn. Navy SEAL Brian Bill

The city of Stamford plans to honor a Navy SEAL killed last month in a chopper in Afghanistan. A committee of seven will decide the form of the monument.

09/13/2011

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