Posts tagged "navy"

Kickass Woman Of The Day: The Navy Just Got Its First Four-Star Female Admiral

In its 236 years of existence, the U.S. Navy has never had a female four-star admiral — until now. Vice Admiral Michelle Howard was just promoted to an admiral and is now the Navy’s new vice chief of naval operations, which is the branch’s number two position. (The Air Force and the Army have both…

By: Claire Hannum / July 2, 2014

A Bizarre Bath Salts PSA Courtesy Of The U.S. Navy

I’m not even sure what to say about the U.S. Navy’s new PSA “Bath Salts: It’s not a fad …It’s a NIGHTMARE,” warning against the dangers of the drug, which has been growing in popularity with sailors. If they were trying to scare people, it worked … in a super low budget horror movie kind…

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 3, 2013

All-Female Team Builds Barracks In Record Time

A group of Seabees, the U.S. Navy’s specially trained construction force, just went down in the military history books for being the first all-female team to finish a construction job start to finish. Russell Stewart, a Seabees spokesperson, said, “Unlike most times Seabees show up to a new location, this team was welcomed with rolling…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 25, 2012

Shopping Guide: In The Navy

As you might have noticed, my navy blue cardigan from Anthropologie is pretty much a staple for me. Navy is a great alternative to boring black, but is neutral enough that you can pair it with virtually anything. As such, I resolve to add more navy to my wardrobe in 2012 — and I think…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 28, 2011

Get The Look: In The Navy

With all of the trends that last five whole seconds, it’s nice to see a designer working with classic color and creating something totally fresh. Giorgio Armani’s Spring/Summer 2011 collection was a sea of navy in many different shades and textures. He mixed chiffon and lace with patent leather, crochet, satin and twill. It i…

By: Carrie Morrissey / October 4, 2010

Today’s Lady News: Navy Will Allow Women On Submarines

The Navy announced today that women will be allowed to serve on submarines for the first time ever beginning in 2012. Twenty-four women — for guided-missile attack subs and ballistic-missile subs at bases — will begin training to be sub officers this summer. “We’re going to look back on this four or five years from…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 29, 2010

Should Women Be Allowed To Serve On Submarines With Men?

Today on “The View,” the women discussed how the Navy is considering letting women serve on submarines for the first time. Whoopi, Sherri, Joy, and guest co-host Kara DioGuardi got into a heated debate about whether they’d be concerned about a significant other living on a submarine for 90 days in veryclose quarter…

By: Catherine Strawn / October 15, 2009

Navy Women Can Now Wear Permanent Makeup

Recently, the U.S. Navy changed a few of its rules regarding dress. There are new rules for pins, boots, and, for women, makeup. Permanent makeup, that is. Starting November 1, women in the Navy are permitted to wear permanent makeup. Permanent eyebrows, eyeliner, lip liner, and lipstick — administered by a specialist with a needle…

By: Susannah Breslin / October 1, 2009