Retired Adm. William McRaven was head of U.S. Special Operations Command in 2011 when a team of Navy SEALs killed the al-Qaida leader in Pakistan. He also led the 2009 rescue of Richard Phillips, a ship captain who was captured by Somali pirates and later portrayed by Tom Hanks in a movie.

Midshipman dies at Naval Academy in Annapolis

Officials said "foul play is not suspected" and that the cause of a midshipman's death is under investigation.

Norfolk-based Eisenhower carrier strike group deploys without stopping at home first

The Navy said Thursday the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group started its deployment in the Atlantic Ocean immediately after completing an exercise that began in January. The certification exercise usually lasts about a month and amounts to a final exam proving everyone is ready for various real-world combat scenarios.

Navy Leap Frogs to appear at Dayton's 2020 Air Show

The Navy parachute team will join the U.S. Navy Blue Angels as part of the 46th annual show, a Dayton summer tradition, June 27-28 at Dayton International Airport.

Group requests judge order to relocate Navy practice flights

An advocacy group in Washington state has asked a federal judge to require the Navy to reduce the number of Growler aircraft flights at a military airport until a lawsuit is settled over the number of practice flights.

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