July 18, 2024

Navy Shuts Washington Dry Docks for Seismic Activity

The US Navy has suspended submarine repair work at four dry docks in Washington state, following new concerns about their ability to withstand seismic activity. The concerns relate to dry docks 4, 5 and 6 at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard as well as the dry dock at Trident Refit Facility Bangor.

Marine Band Returns to Mardi Gras

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News arrived this week of the pending arrival of the coronavirus in the US. Fortunately for New Orleans, Mardi Gras ran well ahead of the threat, concluding this past Fat Tuesday. Honoring tradition of decades, the Marine Forces Reserve Band performed throughout Mardi Gras 2020 and upheld its top-ranked reputation.