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STEVE BLANK JULY 28, 2016 Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Editor’s Note: You can read a longer account of Steve Blank’s visit to the U.S.S. Carl Vinson at his website later this week.  Sitting backwards in a plane with no windows, strapped in a 4-point harness, head encased in a helmet, eyes covered by goggles, your brain […]

Coast Guard Birthday Celebration – Aug. 11th 2016

Entry is FREE for all Navy League Members, Coast Guard Personnel and Auxiliary, Elected Officials, and Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce Members. RSVP is required due to security.  Make your reservation with the Clearwater Regional Chamber at CoastGuard Birthday Additional Details  

US Navy to Expand Fleet of Largest-Ever Amphibious Assault Ships

Last month, the US Navy awarded a contract for the construction of a third large-deck amphibious assault warship. By Franz-Stefan Gady July 20, 2016 In June, Huntington Ingalls Industries, the United States’ largest military shipbuilder, has been awarded a $273 million contract to build the U.S. Navy’s newest amphibious assault warship, according to a […]

Incompetence in the Persian Gulf – The US Navy has Severe Problems By Ray Starmann Last week, the Navy released the results of a lengthy investigation it had completed, concerning the conduct of one officer and nine enlisted sailors after they willingly surrendered their two Riverine Patrol Craft to the Iranians and were subsequently detained for 15 hours in the Persian Gulf last January. The Navy’s […]

Navy’s $12.9 Billion Carrier Falls Further Behind Schedule

by Anthony Capaccio The USS Gerald R. Ford — the Navy’s newest aircraft carrier and the costliest U.S. warship at $12.9 billion — won’t be delivered until at least November, more than two years late. “During the ongoing testing of developmental systems” on the carrier built by Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc., “first-of-class issues are […]

Navy Fleets Unable To Fix $500M Ship Maintenance Shortfall On Their Own

Navy Fleets Unable To Fix $500M Ship Maintenance Shortfall On Their Own By: Megan Eckstein July 6, 2016 9:13 AM The Navy fleets have a $500-million ship maintenance budget shortfall leftover from last year that they cannot pay for on their own. Any existing budget slack is already stretched too tight – meaning that $500-million […]

July 16th Fishing Tournament – Hosted by 2016 Navy Ball Committee

  REGISTRATION IS OPEN!!!! Register now for the 2016 Tampa Bay Navy Ball Fishing FUNdraiser to be held 16 July 2016 from 0600-1600 (6AM-4PM) at Picnic Island Park, Tampa, FL. In order to register, please send the following information via email to: Name: Team Name (if applicable): Boat or Wading:     Tournament Details: […]