The Navy's top admiral told sailors on Wednesday that lengthy eight-month deployments are no longer sustainable and that he's got a plan to make seven-month cruises the standard.
Witnesses, attorneys and even the judge took special care not to let the phrase "Navy SEALs" pass their lips during a federal criminal trial in Alexandria this week, further cloaking an already mysterious case.
It has been 45 years since 74 American sailors died when their ship was cut in two by an Australian carrier off the coast of Vietnam.
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