Navy's hidden orchard at Naval Base Kitsap is a 'step back through time'

The orchard is one of the few remaining remnants of the five or six original homesteads of the former Bangor townsite along the Hood Canal waterfront before the Navy came to the area in the 1940s.

USS Fitzgerald sailors awarded for efforts following deadly June collision

Seventh Fleet Commander Vice Adm. Phil Sawyer awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal to 36 crew members “who distinguished themselves for their bravery and contributions to damage control efforts."

New hull crack, typhoon divert collision-damaged USS McCain to Philippines

The guided-missile destroyer developed a 4-inch-long crack along its starboard side while transiting to Yokosuka Naval Base aboard the MV Treasure.

What will the Navy's future aircraft carriers look like? They could be much smaller

Congress told the Navy to develop concepts for less-expensive aircraft carriers than those being built at Newport News Shipbuilding after the USS Gerald R. Ford, the first of a new class of such warships commissioned in July, suffered repeated cost overruns and delays. The federally funded Rand Corp. came up with four alternatives.

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