Sunday, August 22, 2021

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 of ocean towing,...

August 22, 2021
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Tuesday, September 17, 2019
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 Vancouver, Washington. A keel laying ceremony...

September 17, 2019
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Thursday, July 25, 2019
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 office...

July 25, 2019
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Friday, July 12, 2019
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 the U.S. Army V Corps waited...

July 12, 2019
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Monday, January 14, 2019

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, watercraft equipment, watercraft systems, Soldiers, and...

January 14, 2019
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Saturday, September 30, 2017
JLOTS Ship Offloading Army Tanks

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...

September 30, 2017
Total Views: 291

Monday, June 11, 2012
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 on water...

June 11, 2012
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Friday, May 13, 2011
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 Mississippi River, Louisiana Gov....

May 13, 2011
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Thursday, December 9, 2010

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 2014.

December 9, 2010
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