The call for renewed military strength was the predominate message during the first day of the West 2017 gathering of the nation’s top brass and security experts at the downtown San Diego Convention Center.

Donald Tracey, Navy vet of Korean War and Boston-area engineer, dies at 84

Donald “Don” Tracey of Weymouth died on Friday of complications from a stroke after a long, hard-fought battle. He was 84.

Bill to pay $1.55M to former sailor wrongfully convicted in 1982 slaying

Legislation is sailing through the General Assembly this week to compensate a former U.S. Navy sailor who served more than three decades behind bars in a Newport News slaying that he didn't commit.

US Rep. Rob Wittman to helm Navy plan for larger fleet

U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman chairs the House Seapower and Projection Forces subcommittee, which is highly influential in shipbuilding, ship repair and larger issues affecting the Navy. Near the top of his agenda is expansion of the fleet.

NASA study based in Colorado Springs could change how world sees snow

A Navy plane making frequent flights over Colorado's western mountains is part of a big NASA push to build a satellite that can measure the moisture in snowpack.

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