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Wednesday, March 27, 2024
USACE survey's Baltimore bridge collapse
Incidents

US Army Deploys More Than 1,100 Specialists to Baltimore

by John Konrad (gCaptain) The U.S. Army has activated an emergency operations center for the Corps of Engineers (USACE) in Baltimore. This action mobilizes

March 27, 2024
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Wednesday, March 13, 2024
U.S. Army Vessels (USAV SP4 James A. Loux (LSV-6), USAV Monterrey (LCU30), USAV Matamoros (LCU26), and USAV Wilson Warf (LCU11) from the 7th Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary), 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, XVIII Airborne Corps, departed Joint Base Langley-Eustis, March 12, 2024. Photo courtesy U.S. Central Command
Shipping

Army JLOTS Unit Sets Sail on Gaza Pier Mission

The Pentagon is providing new details on U.S. military efforts to build a temporary pier in Gaza to supply civilians with aid supplies as the first of several

March 13, 2024
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Monday, November 21, 2022
UK Roro Ship discharging Army tanks
Defense

German Ports Are More Important Than Patriot Missiles Says US Army General

The former commander of United States Army Europe says that ports are more important to NATO than patirot missiles systems as he warns against China’s

November 21, 2022
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Sunday, August 22, 2021
U.S. Army Watercraft: Lost at Sea -Opinion
Defense

U.S. Army Watercraft: Lost at Sea -Opinion

This week for $51,000* on the Government Services Administration (GSA) website, you can purchase a modern US Army 128 ft ocean Tug (LT). These tugs are capable

August 22, 2021
Total Views: 18890

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Vigor Kicks Off Construction on the U.S. Army’s Next-Generation Landing Craft
Maritime News

Vigor Kicks Off Construction on the U.S. Army’s Next-Generation Landing Craft

Vigor has officially kicked off construction on the next generation of landing watercraft for the U.S. Army at its new aluminum fabrication facility in

September 17, 2019
Total Views: 92

Thursday, July 25, 2019
LCU-2000
Maritime News

United States Army Puts Watercraft Sell-Off on Hold

The United States Army is putting its plan to divest nearly all its Army watercraft on hold – at least for now.  The cease order came from the the

July 25, 2019
Total Views: 286

Friday, July 12, 2019
It Looks Like We Are Going To Have to Swim For It – The End of the Army’s Navy
Maritime News

It Looks Like We Are Going To Have to Swim For It – The End of the Army’s Navy

Salvatore R. Mercogliano, Ph.D. – In June 1898, an American fleet arrived off the coast of Daiquiri, Cuba.  On board the ships, 16,000 men of

July 12, 2019
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Monday, January 14, 2019
LCU-2000
Interesting

U.S. Army to Divest a Majority of its Watercraft and Maritime Capability

By Michael Carr – U.S. Army Maritime capabilities will be radically reduced this year as the service deactivates and divests itself of numerous vessels,

January 14, 2019
Total Views: 956

Saturday, September 30, 2017
JLOTS Ship Offloading Army Tanks
Navy

Hurricane Relief – Where Are The US Army Watercraft?

Why are Army LCUs & LSVs sitting at the dock at Ft Eustis VA and not underway heading to Puerto Rico? By Michael Carr, US Army Watercraft Master (Ret)

September 30, 2017
Total Views: 791

Monday, June 11, 2012
US-army-ship-Monterrey-on-rocks
Oil Spill

US Army Ship Monterrey Aground In Alaska

The United States Coast Guard responded to a mayday call from the crew of a United States Army vessel after they reportedly struck an object and began taking

June 11, 2012
Total Views: 253

Friday, May 13, 2011
Morganza Spillway likely to open over weekend
Engineering News

Morganza Spillway likely to open over weekend

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will “very likely” open the Morganza Spillway north of Baton Rouge this weekend to lower the levels of the swollen

May 13, 2011
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Thursday, December 9, 2010
Blog

In the spirit of the Army-Navy game this weekend…

gCaptain says, GO NAVY! BEAT ARMY! Produced by Third Herd, US Naval Academy Class of

December 9, 2010
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