Sam LaGrone has worked in newspapers for more than a decade and covered defense issues since 2008.
Since 2009, Sam has specialized in international naval and maritime coverage -- first with Jane's Defence Weekly in its Washington, D.C. bureau and then as the founding editor of USNI News with the ...
Pentagon's 'Air-Sea Battle' Plan Explained. Finally.
The Navy has created a training simulation to recreate the chain of errors that led to the fatal collision of USS Fitzgerald (DDG-62) and a merchant ship off the coast of Japan last year.
The Navy’s pilotless carrier-based air tanker bidders are beginning to announce development partners. After the Navy unveiled its fiscal year 2019 budget request that included $719 million to fund MQ-25A Stingray system development, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems announced it had inked a deal with Boeing, another of the companies submitting a Stingray bid, to work together developing GA’s MQ-25A design. Lockheed Martin is the third company to submit a bid. An award is expected in the fall.
A schooner formerly known as the Endeavor was the first ship to bear the name of George Washington. Commanded and crewed largely by members of the Continental Army, the ship was re-rigged as a brigantine and conducted operations against the Royal Navy for about two months in 1775 before being captured by the HMS Fowey. In January 1776, the row galley USS Washington was launched by the Rhode Island General Assembly to protect the colony.
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Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
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Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
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Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
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Exact case matching or punctuation
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