Naval Academy: 1st Black woman named student brigade leader

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The first Black woman to assume the top role leading fellow students at the U.S. Naval Academy will take up that position next semester as brigade commander, the academy said Monday. Midshipman 1st Class Sydney Barber will be

Australia to join India, US, Japan in large naval exercises

Conducted annually since 1992, the maneuvers have grown in size and complexity in recent years to address what the US Navy has previously described as a “variety of shared threats to maritime security in the Indo-Asia Pacific.” The participation of Australia means