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Carnival On Reimbursing U.S. For $4.2M In Rescues: Saving Ships Is Just “Maritime Tradition”

Oh, Carnival, how do you need rescuing? Let us count the ways, or at least give a nod in the general direction of floundering ships like the Triumph (aka Poop Cruise) and the 2010 Splendor incident. All that help the U.S. Coast Guard and Navy gave to the cruise line in the last few years adds up to about $4.2 million, said West Virginia’s Sen. Jay Rockefeller in a letter to Carnival. So when’s the company gonna chip in toward that cost? [More]

Judge: Towing Co. Should Not Have Sold Deployed Sailor's Jeep

Judge: Towing Co. Should Not Have Sold Deployed Sailor's Jeep

Nearly five years after having his Jeep sold without his knowledge or approval by a towing company while he was deployed on a U.S. Navy ship, an enlisted man is finally getting a bit of justice. [More]

Disney Is No Match For The Navy SEALS

Disney Is No Match For The Navy SEALS

The Walt Disney Company has dropped its efforts to trademark the term SEAL Team 6. The Navy had objected to Disney’s plans to market products based on the name of the unit that killed Osama Bin Laden, and filed its own trademark claims to block Disney. [More]

Gym Makes Navy Family With Moving Orders Pay Cancellation Fee

Gym Makes Navy Family With Moving Orders Pay Cancellation Fee

A Navy family with government orders to move from California to Virginia was surprised when their gym wanted to charge them a $200 early termination fee. [More]

Military Not Allowed To Test On Civilians

    The development and testing of experimental blood substitutes has been fraught with controversy: Baxter International Inc. stopped research on one such product in 1998 when more than 20 patients given the substitute died.

Why Doesn’t the Military Sell Official Issue Clothing?

Why Doesn’t the Military Sell Official Issue Clothing?

It is the season, or a little past, to purchase warm, blandly-designed cold weather gear. As we’ve shop for long underwear, pea coats, and arctic camo, we wondered: Why doesn’t the U.S. Military have its own brand of clothing?