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Civil War Sailors Buried at Arlington National Cemetery

Civil War Sailors Buried at Arlington National Cemetery

TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images(ARLINGTON COUNTY, Va.) — Two unidentified sailors from the USS Monitor were buried Friday at Arlington National Cemetery on the 151st anniversary of ironclad’s famous battle with the Confederate ironclad CSS Virginia. The de…

US Navy Bans Sailors in Japan from Drinking at Night

US Navy Bans Sailors in Japan from Drinking at Night

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(TOKYO) — The U.S. Navy is cracking down on sailors in Japan following a string of arrests involving military personnel.Sailors will now be banned from drinking alcohol between 10 p.m. and 8 a.m., even if they are in their homes, r…

US Military Imposes Curfew in Wake of Alleged Rape in Okinawa

US Military Imposes Curfew in Wake of Alleged Rape in Okinawa

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(TOKYO) — In the wake of an alleged rape case involving two American sailors in Okinawa this week, the U.S. military on Friday imposed an immediate curfew on all personnel, on and off its bases in Japan.On Tuesday, Seaman Christoph…

US Sailor Allegedly Confesses to Rape in Japan

US Sailor Allegedly Confesses to Rape in Japan

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(TOKYO) — One of the two U.S. sailors arrested in connection to the rape of a woman in Okinawa has confessed to the alleged crime, according to police on Japan’s southernmost island.Seaman Christopher Browning and Petty Officer 3rd…

Two Sailors Arrested for Alleged Rape in Okinawa

Two Sailors Arrested for Alleged Rape in Okinawa

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(OKINAWA, Japan) — Two U.S. Navy sailors have been arrested in Okinawa for the alleged rape of a local woman.  The arrests come at a  rocky time for the U.S. military presence on Okinawa, which is home to half of the 50,0…

Marines to Return from Longest at Sea Deployment in 40 Years

Marines to Return from Longest at Sea Deployment in 40 Years

Creatas/Thinkstock(CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.) — A Marine unit is returning Saturday to Camp Lejeune in North Carolina after the longest at sea Marine deployment in 40 years.  ”Approximately 270 Marines and Sailors with Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battal…

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