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Navy Names 3 Sailors Lost In Aircraft Crash Off Japan

The Navy identified Matthew Chialastri, an aviation boatswain’s mate airman from Louisiana; Lt. Steven Combs and Bryan Grosso, an aviation ordnanceman airman apprentice, both from Florida. he U.S. Navy has named the three sailors lost in Wednesday’s C-2A aircraft crash southeast of Okinawa, Japan in the Philippine Sea. In a …

Navy bans vaping on ships after explosions, burns

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Navy is banning vaping on ships after at least a dozen reports of explosions and injuries. Naval commanders said in a statement Friday that the temporary electronic cigarette policy aims to protect sailors and the fleet. It starts next month. Officials cited overheated batteries …

Navy investigating California SEAL’s porn-movie moonlighting

CORONADO, Calif. (AP) — The Navy is investigating a decorated SEAL who moonlights as a porn actor. The Naval Special Warfare Command wants to know whether Chief Special Warfare Officer Joseph Schmidt III properly obtained permission from his commanders for outside work and whether they condoned his acting career, the …

Nation’s largest destroyer sets sail to join US Navy

BATH, Maine (AP) — The nation’s largest and most technologically sophisticated destroyer will join the Navy with a crew that’s the smallest of any destroyer built since the 1930s thanks to extensive automation. The stealthy Zumwalt departed Wednesday from Bath Iron Works to head to its commissioning ceremony with a …