The USS Carl Vinson this week posted its latest shipboard newscast so family and friends of the crew can find out what's been going on with their loved ones. "The 70" comes out every month, and provides roughly 15 minutes of news and entertainment from the Vinson.
This month's "The 70" features stories about the ship's meteorologists, how social media is used to keep families informed, and a new installment of "The Most Squared Away Sailor on the Ship."
Navy officials in San Diego Monday were assessing the damage in the third major engine breakdown over the past year in a littoral combat ship, prompting an admiral to call for improvements in engineering oversight and training.Read More
The state reached a $252,000 settlement with two contractors over the companies' unlawful evictions of 18 military service members and their families from private military housing in San Diego and Orange counties.