From the Navy News Service
1854 - U.S. Naval Academy at , holds first formal graduation exercises. Previous classes graduated without ceremony.
1896 - Authorization of first experimental ship model tank.
1943 - Operation Husky, Allied landing on .
Rights groups warn of risk of more deaths; EU mission Triton will have more limited scope.
Italy said on Friday it would close a sea rescue mission that has saved the lives of more than 100,
Libyan oil ports and fields are safe and under government control, the country's interior minister said on Friday after visting the eastern Brega port.
This week, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works celebrated two milestone events for the Arleigh Burke-class program. On October 30, Bath Iron Works held a keel laying