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July 10, 2024 at 9:50 AM

Sailor attempted to access President Biden's restricted medical record: Navy

A sailor tried to access President Joe Biden's restricted medical records in February, the Navy revealed Tuesday.
July 10, 2024 at 9:50 AM
President Joe Biden walks out of the White House before boarding the Marine One presidential helicopter on Feb. 28, 2024 in Washington, DC. "I'm going to Walter Reed to get my physical," Biden told reporters as he left the executive mansion.
4 months ago

Aircraft carrier catapults vehicles into a river

Shipbuilders test a launch system for U.S. Navy aircraft by catapulting vehicles into the James River in Virginia.
4 months ago
VIDEO: Aircraft carrier catapults vehicles into a river
6 months ago

Missing Navy SEALs now presumed dead after going into the water on night mission

Two missing Navy SEALs in the Gulf of Aden are presumed dead and the military has shifted to recovery operations, U.S. Central Command said Sunday
6 months ago
A dhow was identified, Jan. 10, 2024, and an assessment was made that the dhow was in the process of smuggling.
6 months ago

Deadly balloon accident in Arizona

Four people were killed and one critically injured as a hot air balloon crash-landed in the desert in Eloy, Arizona.
6 months ago
VIDEO: Deadly balloon accident in Arizona
6 months ago

Navy SEALs missing at sea were boarding vessel, US officials say

Two Navy SEALs missing off the coast of Somalia were on a nighttime boarding mission in the Gulf of Aden, U.S. officials said.
6 months ago
San Diego, Navy pier, California, UNITED STATES - August 3, 2018: Emblem of the United States Navy isolated on a door of black car of United States Armed Forces.
6 months ago

2 Navy SEALs missing off Somalia coast

Officials said that the two SEALs had fallen into the water during a nighttime boarding mission on Thursday in the Gulf of Aden.
6 months ago
VIDEO: 2 Navy SEALs missing off Somalia coast
6 months ago

Urgent search underway for 2 missing Navy SEALs

Defense officials say the men went missing during a boarding mission in the Gulf of Aden.
6 months ago
VIDEO: Urgent search underway for 2 missing Navy SEALs
7 months ago

Exclusive: US to bring back aircraft carrier from eastern Mediterranean

Exclusive: The USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier strike group will leave the eastern Mediterranean Sea in the "coming days," two U.S. officials tell ABC News.
7 months ago
In this Oct. 11, 2023, file photo, the world's largest aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford steams alongside USNS Laramie during a fueling-at-sea in the eastern Mediterranean Sea.
7 months ago

Houthis respond after US Navy sinks 3 boats attacking merchant ship in Red Sea

Service members aboard the Navy helicopters returned fire and sank three of the four small boats, killing the crews, U.S. officials said.
7 months ago
In this photo posted to social media by U.S. Central Command, the USS Gravely is shown.
7 months ago

'Fat Leonard,' mastermind behind US Navy corruption scandal, arrested

Fugitive Leonard Glenn Francis, aka "Fat Leonard," was arrested and returned to the U.S. Wednesday as part of a detainee exchange with Venezuela.
7 months ago
This undated photo provided by the U.S. Marshals Service shows Leonard Francis.
7 months ago

3 ships attacked in Red Sea; Houthis claim responsibility, citing Israel-Hamas war

Three commercial ships were attacked in the Red Sea on Sunday as the Houthis in Yemen claimed responsibility and the USS Carney shot down three drones
7 months ago
This image provided by the U.S. Navy shows the USS Carney in the Mediterranean Sea on Oct. 23, 2018.
7 months ago

Cargo Ships under attack in the Red Sea

The U.S. is blaming Iran for a series of missile attacks that were fired from Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen.
7 months ago
VIDEO: Cargo Ships under attack in the Red Sea
8 months ago

Navy ship in Red Sea shoots down attack drones from Houthi-controlled Yemen areas

A U.S. Navy destroyer shot down several attack drones over the Red Sea that were launched from Houthi-controlled areas in Yemen.
8 months ago
In this Nov. 7, 2018, file photo, the USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116), is moored pier side onboard Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville, Fla.
1 year ago

US ship avoids collision after Chinese ship cuts it off

A Chinese warship nearly collided with a U.S. Navy ship in the Taiwan Strait as it cut off the U.S. ship at a distance of 150 yards.
1 year ago
A Chinese warship appears to have intercepted the pair of U.S. and Canadian ships transiting through the Taiwan Strait overnight.
1 year ago

Virginia siblings become first Black triplets to join the Navy

The siblings were inspired by their parents, who met while serving in the Navy.
1 year ago
Andrea, Adrion, and Ayrion Sutton are the first Black triplets to enlist in the Navy together.
1 year ago

First Black triplets to serve in Navy inspire dad to reenlist

Their parents first met in the Navy. Now, a trio of siblings become the first Black triplets to enlist, inspiring their father to rejoin the Navy Reserves.
1 year ago
VIDEO: First Black triplets to serve in Navy inspire dad to reenlist
2 years ago

US Navy ships narrowly miss each other in San Diego Bay

Two U.S. Navy ships narrowly avoided collision while navigating the San Diego Bay in California. No injuries or damage were reported by the ships, a U.S. Navy spokesperson said.
2 years ago
VIDEO: U.S. Navy ships narrowly miss each other in San Diego Bay
2 years ago

1 dead, 2 rescued by Coast Guard after Navy aircraft crashes

Two crew members have non-life-threatening injuries.
2 years ago
In this photo made available by the U.S. Coast Guard, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton conducts patrols in Fiji's exclusive economic zone with Fijian law enforcement personnel in February 2022. The U.S. partnership with Fiji is one of 11 between the U.S. and Pacific Island countries, with a possible 12th on the horizon — each meant to stave off the economic collapse and regional instability that could follow if waters are fished to depletion.
2 years ago

Navy prepares for one-day 'Safety Pause’

The announcement was sparked by recent deadly crashes involving combat aircraft.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Navy prepares for one-day 'Safety Pause’
2 years ago

Senior Navy official testifies on increase in unidentified object sightings

He attributed the rise to destigmatization of reporting, improved sensory capabilities, and more.
2 years ago
VIDEO:  Senior Navy official testifies on increase in unidentified object sightings
2 years ago

Navy investigating deaths, suicides aboard carrier

The U.S. Navy is relocating 260 sailors off the U.S.S. George Washington after a rise in crew suicides. The deaths are being investigated.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Navy investigating deaths, suicides aboard carrier
2 years ago

Inside state-of-the-art Navy training in Arctic Circle as global tensions rise

ABC News’ Kayna Whitworth gets exclusive access to U.S. Navy’s ICEX training exercises amid changing geopolitics in the Arctic region.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Inside state-of-the-art Navy training in Arctic Circle as global tensions rise
2 years ago

Navy recovers stealth F-35 from South China Sea

The fighter jet had fallen into the ocean after a crash landing on carrier.
2 years ago
U.S. Navy-contracted diving support vessel (DSCV) Picasso, successfully retrieved the F-35C Lightning II aircraft that crashed during routine flight operations earlier this year in the South China Sea, March 2.
2 years ago

Navy SEAL candidate dies after 'Hell Week' training

Another sailor is hospitalized with unknown symptoms.
2 years ago
U.S. Navy SEAL candidates participate in "surf immersion" during Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S) training at the Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Center in Coronado, Calif., on May 4, 2020.
2 years ago

7 sailors injured in 'landing mishap' on carrier

The Navy has confirmed that a U.S. Navy F-35 fighter jet was lost at sea while landing aboard the carrier USS Carl Vinson as it operates in the South China Sea.
2 years ago
From left, USS Essex, USS Gridley, USS Abraham Lincoln, USS Mobile Bay, USS Chafee, JS Hyuga, USS Lake Champlain, USS Carl Vinson, USS Spruance, and USS America transit the Philippine Sea, on Jan. 22, 2022.
3 years ago

Navy helicopter crashes off coast of San Diego

Military officials said one sailor has been rescued, while five crew members are still missing.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Navy helicopter crashes off coast of San Diego
3 years ago

1 rescued, 5 unaccounted for after Navy helicopter crash

One person has been rescued and five people are unaccounted for.
3 years ago
In this Friday, May 10, 2019, photo released by the U.S. Navy, logistics specialists attach cargo to an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln in the Persian Gulf.
3 years ago

2 US Navy ships in Middle East facing COVID-19 outbreaks

Two U.S. Navy ships in the Middle East are experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks.
3 years ago
In this Dec. 6, 2012, photo released by the U.S. Navy, the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego sails in San Diego Bay in San Diego, California.
3 years ago

Navy bias review recommends ways to keep minorities and women in the ranks

Navy review looks at how to keep minorities and women in the ranks.
3 years ago
Navy sailors prepare to man the rails on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman, July 22, 2013.
4 years ago

Navy decides to scrap USS Bonhomme Richard after major fire

The U.S. Navy has decided to scrap the USS Bonhomme Richard, the ship that experienced a major fire this past summer.
4 years ago
Boats combat a fire on board the U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard at Naval Base San Diego, July 12, 2020.
4 years ago

Navy identifies flying instructor and student killed in military plane crash

Navy identifies flying instructor and student killed in military plane crash
4 years ago
U.S. Navy Lt. Rhiannon Ross, an instructor pilot, stands in front of a T-6B Texan II primary flight trainer aircraft at Naval Air Station Whiting Field in Milton, Fla. Ross and U.S. Coast Guard Ensign Morgan Garrett, a student naval aviator, died Oct. 23, 2020, when their aircraft crashed in Foley, Alabama.
4 years ago

Navy extinguishes ship fire that burned for 4 days

After an evacuation overnight on the warship in San Diego, officials finally put out the blaze as new questions emerge over how to salvage the ship.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Navy extinguishes ship fire that burned for 4 days
4 years ago

Navy helicopters have dropped 1,200 buckets of water onto ship's deck battling fire

The fire aboard USS Bonhomme Richard continues. A defense official told ABC News that as of Tuesday evening the fire was 80 percent contained.
4 years ago
An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter combats a fire aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) at Naval Base San Diego, July 14, 2020.
4 years ago

Investigation underway into explosion on a Navy ship in San Diego

Sailors and civilians were hurt in the blast and blaze on the USS Bonhomme Richard.
4 years ago
VIDEO:  Investigation underway into explosion on a Navy ship in San Diego
4 years ago

Helicopters, boats, sailors battle raging Navy ship inferno

Four hundred sailors have rotated on and off the USS Bonhomme Richard every 15 minutes as they battle the blaze, while helicopters drop water on the burning ship.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Helicopters, boats, sailors battle raging Navy ship inferno
4 years ago

1,000-degree blaze continues to rage aboard Navy ship in San Diego

Fire continues to burn aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard in San Diego.
4 years ago
Boats combat a fire on board the U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard at Naval Base San Diego, July 12, 2020.
4 years ago

21 sailors, civilians hospitalized after fire aboard naval vessel

A fire broke out aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard at a naval base in San Diego.
4 years ago
VIDEO: 21 sailors, civilians hospitalized after fire aboard naval vessel
4 years ago

Navy ship fire at San Diego base

Local, base and shipboard firefighting teams are responding to a fire aboard USS Bonhomme Richard located on Naval Base San Diego.
4 years ago
Local, base and shipboard firefighting teams are responding to a fire aboard USS Bonhomme Richard located on Naval Base San Diego.