A U.S. sailor has pleaded guilty to two counts of espionage and sentenced to three years after admitting he took classified information about the Navy's nuclear-powered warships and planned to give it to a journalist and then defect to Russia, officials said Friday.

Shanahan tells Naval Academy graduates to change status quo

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told graduates at the U.S. Naval Academy on Friday to change the status quo and stand their ground in the face of ethical failure, urging them to "set the standard on preventing sexual harassment and assault" among ranks.

Navy F-35 squadron is deactivated at Eglin AFB

With gratitude for its seven years at Eglin Air Force Base and enthusiasm for the future in California, the Navy's first F-35C strike fighter squadron furled its flag in a Thursday morning ceremony.

Japan stalled in hunt to replace Iwo Jima as site for US carrier-landing practice

Iwo Jima was meant to be a temporary site for US carrier-landing practice. But over 30 years later, Japan's latest plan for a replacement has hit a snag.

Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan to speak at Naval Academy graduation

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is set to deliver the commencement address to the 2019 graduating class of the U.S. Naval Academy. The former Boeing executive will speak Friday at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis.

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