Category Archives: Widow

Navy’s ‘Black Widow’ exercise tests capabilities in a North Atlantic submarine battle

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As U.S. Navy brass continues to sound the alarm about Russian submarine activity in the North Atlantic, the sea service kicked off an exercise this week to hone the sort of anti-sub warfare skills that fell by the wayside in the post-9/11 world. Dubbed “Exercise Black Widow 2020” for a reason several admirals could not […]

Widow of Navy SEAL tells story of grief, acceptance

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Matt Soergel, The Florida Times-Union via the AP 20 hours ago Char Fontan Westfall poses with a memorial of her late husband Jacques Fontan, at her home on June 25, 2020, in St. Johns, Fla. (Will Dickey/The Florida Times-Union via AP) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Char Fontan Westfall of northern St. Johns County, whose Navy SEAL […]