US Navy
Jan 2019

You won’t like us when we’re angry

Just what we needed

Oct 2018

Is a strong economy tanking military recruiting?

Jazz Shaw Oct 11, 2018 12:31 PM

Historically, yes

Aug 2018

Lt. Cmdr. John McCain under literal fire

Jazz Shaw Aug 26, 2018 9:31 AM

Hard times produce hard men

Mar 2018

“Now the world will listen to us.”

Feb 2018

For a variety of reasons

US sanctions target Hezbollah’s financial network

John Sexton Feb 02, 2018 3:21 PM

“Hezbollah, which the U.S. says has financed terrorism in Syria and Yemen, depends on its ally Iran for more than $700 million a year…”

Jan 2018

Didn’t see this coming

Dec 2017

“I’m not saying it’s aliens but…”

Nov 2017
Aug 2017

Bad news for the U.S. 7th Fleet Commander

Jazz Shaw Aug 23, 2017 9:21 AM

The burden of command

“We need to get to the bottom this, so let’s get to it.”


Even Nicholas Cage couldn’t save her.

Jul 2017

“Big, big problems”?

Jun 2017

Rocking the boat majorly

A few possible explanations, not that it will ease the pain

Apr 2017

Something is up in the Trump White House on North Korea

Andrew Malcolm Apr 11, 2017 9:21 AM

We were in the neighborhood and just stopped by,

Mar 2017

MacArthur returns … unfortunately.

Feb 2017

“Unnamed sources” strike again

As the saying goes, worse things happen at sea

Jan 2017

“suicide boats”

“…they did not respond to requests to slow down”

Dec 2016

Highly unpopular

Message delivered.

Oct 2016

Somebody clearly didn’t get the hint. Perhaps they need a bit more forceful reminder

Missiles target US Navy ship off coast of Yemen

Larry O'Connor Oct 10, 2016 9:21 AM

Iran, our partners in peace.

Sep 2016

Russian jet flies within 10 feet of US Navy aircraft

John Sexton Sep 07, 2016 6:01 PM

“These actions have the potential to unnecessarily escalate tensions…”

“This is clearly a pattern, and it’s one we’re not happy about…”

Aug 2016

“At one point, the Iranian boat came within 200 yards of one of the US Navy boats.”

Jun 2016

“I didn’t want to start a war with Iran.”

Must we politicize the naming of US Navy vessels?

Jazz Shaw Jun 18, 2016 4:01 PM

Of course we must

May 2016

“I think it’s just a blatant double standard.”

Pour encourager les âutres.

Apr 2016

Bird with no wings

“The freedom of the seas of the U.S. destroyer does not cancel the freedom of the air for the Russian aircraft.”

Mar 2016

US Navy: Say, maybe we do need a few new ships

Ed Morrissey Mar 11, 2016 9:21 AM

“I would bet a paycheck that it’s going to be a number greater than 308 ships…”

Navy SEALs forced to share rifles?

Ed Morrissey Mar 07, 2016 8:41 AM

“They want their rifles. It’s their lifeline.”

Feb 2016

Projection of power

Because we weren’t dealing with enough problems

Jan 2016