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Navy Mom’s Surprise Return Caught on Tape

Navy Mom’s Surprise Return Caught on Tape

ABC News(CHINO, Calif.) — After five long months away on duty, Petty Officer First Class Toni Debem decided she could not just make a usual return home to her family, greeting them when her ship docked in California. Instead the mother of two decided …

Navy Announces USS Gabrielle Giffords

Navy Announces USS Gabrielle Giffords

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — The Navy’s newest ship will be the USS Gabrielle Giffords.Navy Secretary Ray Mabus made the announcement Friday at a Pentagon ceremony, calling Giffords someone whose name is synonymous with courage.Former Rep. Gabby Giffo…

Who Are the Members of Navy SEAL Team Six?

Who Are the Members of Navy SEAL Team Six?

iStockPhoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The world will probably never find out which Navy SEALs rescued two aid workers in Somalia, or who fired the shot that killed Osama bin Laden in May 2011. As part of the elite force that takes on the world’s most d…

Rescued American Sold Her Belongings to Become Missionary

Rescued American Sold Her Belongings to Become Missionary

Danish Refugee Council(NEW YORK) — Jessica Buchanan, the woman rescued from Somalia bandits by U.S. special forces, is so dedicated to helping others that she sold all of her belongings to become a missionary in Somalia. Buchanan, 32, was born in Cinc…

Navy Crew Helps Out in Amazing Ravine Rescue

Navy Crew Helps Out in Amazing Ravine Rescue

Comstock/Thinkstock(SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) — A Navy construction crew passing by the scene of a horrific wreck joined forces with emergency rescue workers to keep a mangled BMW carrying a California mother, her 10-year-old daughter and 10-week baby fr…

Navy Chief Says Strait of Hormuz Keeps Him ‘Up at Night’

Navy Chief Says Strait of Hormuz Keeps Him ‘Up at Night’

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Adm. Jonathan Greenert, the chief of naval operations, volunteered Tuesday that the Strait of Hormuz keeps him awake at night. “If you ask me what keeps me awake at night, it’s the Strait of Horm…

US Navy Rescues Iranian Sailors, Again

US Navy Rescues Iranian Sailors, Again

U.S. Coast Guard(WASHINGTON) — For the second time in as many weeks, the U.S. Navy has rescued distressed Iranian sailors, despite the extremely high tensions between the two nations. According to the Navy’s account, at about 3 a.m. local time Tuesday…

US Navy Rescues Iranians from Pirates

US Navy Rescues Iranians from Pirates

U.S. Navy(WASHINGTON) — Despite rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran, the U.S. Navy rescued more than a dozen Iranian sailors who had been held at sea by a band of pirates for weeks, the Pentagon announced Friday. According to the military’s acco…

Iran to Hold More Naval Drills in Strait of Hormuz Next Month

Iran to Hold More Naval Drills in Strait of Hormuz Next Month

EBRAHIM NOROOZI/AFP/Getty Images(TEHRAN, Iran) — After completing 10 days of maritime wargames earlier this week, Iran announced Friday it will conduct more naval exercises in February.Previewing the event, Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier Gen. Ahma…

Navy Fighter Pilot Implicated in Coronado Murder-Suicide

Navy Fighter Pilot Implicated in Coronado Murder-Suicide

David De Lossy/Thinkstock(CORONADO, Calif.) — A Navy fighter pilot is implicated in the shooting deaths of three others and himself in Coronado, Calif., according to new information released by authorities Wednesday.Police say that John Robert Reeves,…

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