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  • Table Tennis Nemesis

    Table Tennis Nemesis
    The opposite of stately and plump, Geoff Dyer walked into Politics and Prose bookstore in Washington D.C., tall and gangly. Even though he is 56 years old and an Honorary Fellow at Oxford, the author is still cloaked with the slightly adolescent air of a slacker. So, it wasn't entirely inappropriate when I greeted him and said, "I am your table tennis nemesis."
  • Navy jets with extra fuel can't be launched off new carrier

    Navy jets with extra fuel can't be launched off new carrier
    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Navy's top warplanes can't be launched off its newest aircraft carrier if they're carrying fuel tanks needed to extend their flight range because the ship's high-tech catapults cause too much wear. Military weapons testers...

    Navy jets with extra fuel can't be launched off new US carrier

    WASHINGTON The U.S. Navy's top warplanes can't be launched off its newest aircraft carrier if they're carrying fuel tanks needed to extend their flight range because the ship's high-tech catapults cause too much wear. Military weapons testers view this...

    Navy plans fix for catapult problem on carrier Ford

    Navy plans fix for catapult problem on carrier Ford
    The Navy said Thursday it plans to fix the catapults on its newest aircraft carrier so the system doesn't cause too much stress on warplanes fitted with external fuel tanks. Bloomberg News reported that the new catapult system onboard the Gerald R....

    Islamic State 'hit list' on military prompts questions about security

     Islamic State 'hit list' on military prompts questions about security
    A "hit list" from a group claiming ties to Islamic militants mentions three Norfolk-based warships and reportedly identifies Hampton Roads sailors, prompting questions about how the military can protect service members in the social media age. Sen. Mark...