Throwing him in prison would have reinforced the feeling among the enlisted that they exist to take the blame for the service’s problems. Seaman Recruit Ryan Mays, a junior sailor in the U.S. Navy, has been acquitted for alleged arson that destroyed an amphibious assault ship in the summer of 2020. Good for Seaman Mays and shame on the Navy’s investigators for moving forward with such a highly suspect prosecution.
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — Cost-of-living allowance cuts have left U.S. service members stationed in Japan with hundreds of dollars less to spend each pay period, amid a weak yen and rising prices for off-base goods and services.
Most service members in the country are no longer receiving COLA — a tax-free allowance to help offset the costs of living in expensive areas overseas — following changes announced by the State Department on Oct. 1.
A Russian Navy submarine that carries bus-sized nuclear torpedoes was spotted in the Arctic after sparking headlines earlier this week over fears of a nuclear weapons test, according to new photos published on Wednesday.
Project 09852 Belgorod was spotted on the surface operating in the Barents Sea, on Sept. 22 and Sept. 27, near the Kola Peninsula, USNI News contributor H I Sutton reported Wednesday for Naval News.