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The U.S. Navy was founded on October 13, 1775, with the Department of the Navy established in 1798. The Navy's mission is to “maintain, train and equip combat-ready naval forces capable of winning wars, deterring aggression and maintaining freedom of the seas," and it does so with warfare specialities that include aviation, surface warfare, nuclear submarines, special forces and support services.
There are approximately 341,000 sailors serving actively in the U.S. Navy today with an additional 59,000 reserve personnel.
It’s not the first time Turkey has been at the center of controversy at NATO.
The last time two carriers were in the South China Sea together was September 2014.
The carrier has been operating in the Eastern Pacific and was in the vicinity of Pearl Harbor at the time.
The carrier has been operating in the Eastern Pacific.
The NCIS issued a warning about the drug activity, which they say is largely taking place on the dark web.
The workers are striking over subcontracting, work rules and seniority, while wages and benefits are a secondary concern.