Topic: U.S. Pacific Fleet
Navy jet crash: The pilot died in a F/A-18C jet that went down during a training exercise Saturday in western Nevada. The Navy jet crash occurred a during a snow storm and in mountainous, remote terrain.
The US Navy has been sending its vessels on humanitarian missions since 2006, when it sent the hospital ship USNS Mercy to the Philippines, Indonesia, and other Asian countries.
Thousands are expected at the US Navy base in Hawaii Friday to commemorate the lives of those lost in the Japanese attack on December 7, 1941.
A salvage ship and three other American vessels are on site to help with search and recovery operations after the South Korea ship sinking in the Yellow Sea, US Navy officials say.
03/29/2010 06:35 pm
The naval buildup on Hainan appears to be part of Beijing's long-range plan to increase its military presence, but the new base has alarmed neighboring countries and the US.
05/13/2008 01:00 am