U.S. Navy

Congressman Gaetz: Shooting investigated as terrorism

Congressman Gaetz: Shooting investigated as terrorism

UPDATE Dec. 6, 3 p.m.: In national news reports, several law enforcement officers have identified the shooter at NAS Pensacola as Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, a member of the Saudi Air Force. He was an aviation student at the Naval Air Station. In Gulf Breeze, students and residents are learning one of their own was shot […]

10 Things to Know for Friday

10 Things to Know for Friday

1. GUESS WHO’S COMING TO WASHINGTON? Unbowed by swirling criticism of his summit encounter with Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump swiftly invited the Russian leader to the White House this fall for a second get-together; Moscow says it’s ‘open’ to the invite. 2. WHO WANTS TRUMP TRANSLATOR TO EMERGE FROM SHADOWS Democrats want President Donald […]

App Challenge showcases cyber careers

App Challenge showcases cyber careers

Eliminating threats in space, white-hat hacking and coding protection for the entire U.S. Navy were just a few of the career goals discussed with students at the Congressional App Challenge Awards ceremony Saturday at the University of West Florida. The event was the culmination of weeks of coding work for more than a dozen high […]

Eglin: Navarre Pass endangers military mission

Eglin: Navarre Pass endangers military mission

For years, the debate between supporters and opponents of reopening Navarre Pass has focused largely on the potential effects to the environment. Supporters of the pass such as the Navarre Pohlmann Pass Political Action Committee contest that the pass would clean the impaired waters of Santa Rosa Sound by allowing better water flow. Editor’s Note:  […]

Clemente-Hunter and Blackwell score NROTC scholarships

Clemente-Hunter and Blackwell score NROTC scholarships

Bailey Blackwell was at home when she found out she was awarded a Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Scholarship. Excited is one way to describe the action of the senior Navarre High School student who is part of the Navy Junior ROTC program at the school. “I was doing my daily check on the website […]

Navy Blue Angels fighter jet crashes near Nashville, Tenn.

Navy Blue Angels fighter jet crashes near Nashville, Tenn.

Washington (AP) — The Navy says a Blue Angels F/A-18 fighter jet has crashed near Nashville, Tennessee, where the team is scheduled to perform at an air show this weekend. There are no details yet on whether the pilot was injured in the crash Thursday. The Blue Angels were practicing for the show. This is […]

CareerSource Escarosa welcomes new executive director

CareerSource Escarosa welcomes new executive director

The current executive director of CareerSource Escarosa, Susan Nelms is retiring after 20 years of leadership with the organization. Nelms began serving as executive director in 1996 and has more than 30 years of experience administering federal employment and training programs in the area. Her official retirement date is Apr. 29. The organization has named […]