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  • 40 Years of Women at the Naval Academy: ‘Ability, not gender’ By Vice Adm. Walter E. “Ted” Carter Jr., Superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy The Naval Academy recently hosted […]

    Flightline

    40 Years of Women at the Naval Academy: ‘Ability, not gender’ By Vice Adm. Walter E. “Ted” Carter Jr., Superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy The Naval Academy recently hosted […]

  • How and why the U.S. military is now opening up the last combat positions to women. By Secretary of Defense Ash Carter Three months ago, I announced that DoD would […]

    Moving Out on Women-in-Service

    How and why the U.S. military is now opening up the last combat positions to women. By Secretary of Defense Ash Carter Three months ago, I announced that DoD would […]

  •   Inherently dangerous and what can best be described as organized chaos, the flight deck of an aircraft carrier is no place for the faint of heart. Among the brave […]

    Cat Crew: CVN69’s All-Female Catapult Crew

      Inherently dangerous and what can best be described as organized chaos, the flight deck of an aircraft carrier is no place for the faint of heart. Among the brave […]

  • Women first served in the Navy as nurses in 1908. Today, all military positions are now open to women including infantry, armor, reconnaissance and special operations. Our Naval Aviation News […]

    Forming a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in Naval Aviation

    Women first served in the Navy as nurses in 1908. Today, all military positions are now open to women including infantry, armor, reconnaissance and special operations. Our Naval Aviation News […]

  •   The Navy’s next carrier onboard delivery (COD) platform, the Navy variant of the V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft, promises to bring increased flexibility to the mission while continuing the essential […]

    Osprey Brings Flexibility to Carrier Onboard Delivery

      The Navy’s next carrier onboard delivery (COD) platform, the Navy variant of the V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft, promises to bring increased flexibility to the mission while continuing the essential […]

  • Whether it be the Confederate Civil War raider CSS Alabama, sunk off the coast of France, the dirigible USS Macon (ZRS-5), downed in 1935 off the coast of California, or […]

    What Lies Beneath

    Whether it be the Confederate Civil War raider CSS Alabama, sunk off the coast of France, the dirigible USS Macon (ZRS-5), downed in 1935 off the coast of California, or […]

  • The U.S. Navy marked the disestablishment of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 84 with a March 19 ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, celebrating the unit’s storied history stretching back […]

    Special Ops Helo Squadron Shuts Down After Half-Century of Service

    The U.S. Navy marked the disestablishment of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 84 with a March 19 ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, celebrating the unit’s storied history stretching back […]

  • Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 132 “Scorpions” Established: 1955 Based: Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Washington Current Commanding Officer: Cmdr. Robert L. Holmes Mission: Electronic Attack Brief History: Sailors of VAQ-132 […]

    Squadron Spotlight

    Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 132 “Scorpions” Established: 1955 Based: Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Washington Current Commanding Officer: Cmdr. Robert L. Holmes Mission: Electronic Attack Brief History: Sailors of VAQ-132 […]

  • Gramps from Yesteryear May-June 2006 Illustration by Ted Wilbur Chopper Chain Reaction A helicopter aircraft commander (HAC), who had known marital stress but hadn’t been through a human factors board, was […]

    Grampaw Pettibone

    Gramps from Yesteryear May-June 2006 Illustration by Ted Wilbur Chopper Chain Reaction A helicopter aircraft commander (HAC), who had known marital stress but hadn’t been through a human factors board, was […]