United States Navy
The United States Navy’s goal to have a high-power laser capable of knocking down incoming missiles has taken another step forward in a former elementary school gymnasium in Lansing.
On hand to speak at the dedication were both of Michigan’s United States senators, Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow, along with Rear Admiral Matthew Klunder, the chief of naval research at the Office of Naval Research, and Michigan State Univeristy Provost Kim Wilcox.
The National Museum of the United States Navy’s traveling mini-exhibit on the War of 1812 opens this weekend in Detroit.
A Michigan Technological University student, Samantha Neirby, has become just the third woman Naval officer ever recruited from a college or university to serve on a nuclear submarine.