Active-duty sailor and former Naval Academy baseball player Charlie Connolly drafted by Los Angeles Dodgers
Charlie Connolly, who commissioned as a surface warfare officer, is scheduled to report to the USS Russell, an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer based in San Diego, at some point in November.
FBI rules out threat to All-Star Game after police make arrests at hotel near stadium
Federal authorities said Sunday that there is no reason to suspect terrorism or a threat directed at Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game after three men were arrested Friday in an illegal-weapons probe at a hotel blocks from the stadium hosting the event.
US women’s softball team arrives at Marine base in Japan for pre-Olympics training camp
Japan has carved out restrictions for Olympic athletes that preclude them from the usual 14-day quarantine expected of most arriving foreigners, but that also prevent them from mingling with most residents of Japan.
Rubio asks Biden for waiver so Navy star Cameron Kinley can play for NFL's Buccaneers
The Naval Academy’s 2021 class president and captain of the Midshipmen football team, Kinley wasn’t selected in the recent NFL draft but joined the Bucs as an undrafted free agent and shined at their rookie minicamp in May.
Marine air station in Japan to host two Olympic teams ahead of Tokyo Games
A pair of American teams will camp out at MCAS Iwakuni to train at Atago Sports Complex, a facility the US military shares with the city of Iwakuni.
A new Space Force officer is the surprise NCAA champion in the steeplechase
Mahala Norris, who received her commission as a second lieutenant after graduating from the Air Force Academy this spring, outkicked the competition in the final stretch to claim the championship on Saturday. Norris will report to Vandenberg Space Force Base in August to assume duties as a Guardian.
NFL players union says it supports Navy player Cameron Kinley’s attempt to postpone service commitment
The NFL Players Association expressed its support Thursday for the effort by former Navy cornerback Cameron Kinley to postpone his five-year service commitment and pursue a professional football career immediately.
Officials cancel Olympic torch relay leg near Misawa Air Base over coronavirus concerns
Airmen and other U.S. military personnel at Misawa Air Base no longer have a chance to see the Olympic torch when the relay passes through northeastern Japan.
He lost five military teammates in a week to suicide. Now this veteran is trying to prevent more
Army veteran Jon Klipstein said that within days of returning from his first deployment to Afghanistan, five soldiers in his brigade died by suicide.
Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon to perform at Pro Football Hall of Fame
The platoon, based in Washington, D.C., will perform as part of the hall’s Military Appreciation Day.
First Coast Guardsman to make an Olympic team will sail for the gold south of Tokyo
A member of the Coast Guard is chasing Olympic sailing glory in Japan, 230 years after the U.S. Revenue Marine began hunting smugglers in wind-powered, wooden cutters.
Army reservist Sam Kendricks keeps raising the bar for US pole vaulters
U.S. Army reservist Sam Kendricks, the reigning world champion in the pole vault, set an American record Saturday at the U.S. track and field championships at Drake Stadium with a clearance of 19 feet, 10 1/2 inches (6.06 meters).