Incompetance

US to Pause Naval Operations Worldwide After USS John McCain Crash

Monday, August 21, 2017
By Paul Martin

SputnikNews.com 21.08.2017 The US Navy will pause operations worldwide amid a series of collisions, the most recent between the destroyer John S. McCain and a merchant ship, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson said. “This trend demands more forceful action. As such I’ve directed an operational pause be taken in all of our... »

10 Missing, 5 Injured After USS John S. McCain Collides With Oil Tanker Near Straits Of Malacca

Sunday, August 20, 2017
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com Aug 20, 2017 Update: according to the latest US Navy 7th Fleet update, ten sailors are missing and five have been injured after the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain collided with a merchant vessel, U.S. 7th Fleet Commander says in emailed statement Monday. The collision was reported at 6:24... »

Horror as the bodies of eight people – including two young children – are found inside a sweltering truck in a Texas Walmart parking lot after ‘falling prey to human traffickers’

Sunday, July 23, 2017
By Paul Martin

The shocking discovery was made on Sunday morning at a San Antonio location One of the 38 people found in the hot truck asked a worker for a drink of water Employee gave them a drink, then immediately called police about the incident The dead bodies were found in a non-air conditioned trailer by... »

HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier runs on Windows XP, vulnerable to cyberattack

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
By Paul Martin

RT.com 27 Jun, 2017 The HMS Queen Elizabeth, the first of Britain’s two brand new aircraft carriers which left port on Monday for sea tests, runs on outdated Windows XP software which is vulnerable to cyberattack. It is the same software controversially used on the UK’s nuclear armed Vanguard submarines. Windows XP has not... »

Mother of Navy sailor who survived collision between USS Fitzgerald and a cargo ship describes how her son tried in vain to rescue his shipmates from their flooding berth as all seven deceased men are identified

Monday, June 19, 2017
By Paul Martin

Navy destroyer USS Fitzgerald collided with a Philippines merchant vessel off the coast of Japan Saturday Seven sailors were missing following the collision; the bodies of which were all found on Sunday Mia Sykes, mother of US Navy sailor, Brayden Harden, 19, said her son tried to save his shipmates She said Harden told... »

‘There was nobody in charge’: Japanese cargo ship was on AUTOPILOT when it collided with the USS Fitzgerald says defense expert and no one knew how to turn it off after accident which claimed the lives of seven US Navy sailors

Monday, June 19, 2017
By Paul Martin

Seven US sailors died as a result of Saturday’s collision just outside Tokyo Bay Defense expert says that he believes the Japanese ship was on autopilot He claims this explains the discrepancies both sides have on timing The cargo ship’s Japanese owners say it happened at 1.30am on Saturday The US Navy says that... »

‘Inexperienced’ BA boss who oversaw cost-cutting drive is blamed for IT meltdown which could cost £150m: Thousands of passengers forced to queue OUTSIDE Heathrow and Gatwick as airline struggles to clear backlog

Sunday, May 28, 2017
By Paul Martin

British Airways boss Alex Cruz has been blamed for the IT meltdown that saw at least 1,000 flights disrupted Union bosses said chaos would have been averted if hundreds of skilled IT jobs were not outsourced to India Mr Cruz took over the airline a year ago, and since then customer satisfaction has taken... »

United Airlines CEO will be questioned by Congress on Tuesday about passenger who was dragged off plane

Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Paul Martin

United Airlines CEO will testify on Capitol Hill on Tuesday in Washington DC His appearance comes nearly a month after David Dao was dragged off plane United recently settled with Dao for an undisclosed amount of money By ANNA HOPKINS DAILYMAIL.COM 29 April 2017 The CEO of United Airlines will testify at Capitol Hill... »

Chicago Airport Security Chief Fired After United Airlines Debacle

Friday, April 28, 2017
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com Apr 28, 2017 Following United Airlines’ settlement with David Dao (with no one from the airline being fired), it seems a scapegoat has been found. AP reports, Jeffrey Redding, the head of security at Chicago’s airports, “has been terminated from his duties” at O’Hare and Midway airports. No reason was... »

When The Dam Cracks: “There Are 80,000 US Dams, With An Average Age Of 52”

Saturday, March 18, 2017
By Paul Martin

Via Stratfor, ZeroHedge.com Mar 18, 2017 In his joint address to Congress, U.S. President Donald Trump touted a $1 trillion infrastructure investment plan as a means to stimulate the economy while constructing, if not rebuilding outright, crucial projects around the country. Trump later met with U.S. business leaders on March 8 seeking support from... »

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