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Carrier strike group deploys while USS Truman is being repaired

The Navy’s recently revived 2nd Fleet deployed a carrier strike group last week without its aircraft carrier, the USS Harry S. Truman, which remains idled because of an electrical malfunction.

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First woman on the moon could be a soldier

Lt. Col. Anne McClain is one of 12 female astronauts who could become the first woman on the moon by 2024, a NASA list shows. She’s also the only one of the 12 who’s in the Army.

Navy to trade new technology for old to help avoid ship collisions

After determining state-of-the-art controls contributed to the USS John S. McCain’s deadly collision in 2017, some Navy leaders are speaking out to say newer technology isn’t always better.

USS Porter sails into Black Sea as Navy boosts patrols in region

The Russian Black Sea Fleet’s Smetlivy destroyer is monitoring the USS Porter’s movements, Tass news agency reported, citing the Russian defense ministry.

Army reservist on path to Olympics takes gold in shooting event at Pan American Games

1st Lt. Sarah Beard, 28, came from behind to grab first place Sunday in the competition in Lima, Peru.

Pizzeria in Pozzuoli has big, tasty pies at a good price

There are so many superb pizzerias in Italy’s sprawling Campania region, which includes Naples, Capri, Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast, that you’d have to make it your life’s mission to try them all.

Italy transportation strikes could affect military travelers

If possible, servicemembers should change a Friday flight to Sunday because Saturday is likely to be backed up from all the passengers who were unable to fly on Friday, a travel representative said.