Navy to commission amphibious transport dock USS Portland on Saturday

The Portland — which will be homeported in San Diego — is the 11th San Antonio-class amphibious ship in the Navy’s inventory, and boasts the ability to embark more than 800 Marines and accommodate the MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft.

USNS Brunswick proves its worth during Pacific Partnership mission

Pacific Partnership is the Asia-Pacific’s largest humanitarian assistance and disaster-relief preparedness mission. During the mission, the Brunswick will visit Yap, Palau, Malaysia and Thailand.

Navy, Marine leaders: No problem with transgender troops

The top military leaders of the Navy and Marine Corps said Thursday they have seen no discipline, morale or unit readiness problems with transgender troops now serving openly in the military.

Naples mayor: US submarine used in Syria missile attacks unwelcome in port

The mayor of Naples said a nuclear-powered submarine that took part in missile strikes against suspected Syrian chemical weapons sites should not have cruised through waters near the city, but Italian military officials said he has no jurisdiction over the matter.

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