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Making a Difference: CARAT Cambodia 2010

Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) is a series of bilateral exercises held annually in the Southeast Asia region. Longstanding participating nations include Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand; new countries joining CARAT in 2010 include Cambodia and Bangladesh. by Explosives Ordnance Disposal Technician 2nd Class Brent Lawson, …

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Marines at Midway

Regarded as the turning point in the Pacific during World War II, the Battle of Midway took place June 4-7, 1942. During the battle, an American carrier striking force, augmented by shore-based patrol bombers, decisively defeated an Imperial Japanese navy carrier tas…k force. These actions prevented Japanese forces from capturing …

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DoDLive Bloggers Roundtable: Naval Operations Concept 2010

DoDLive will be hosting a Blogger’s Roundtable tomorrow, with Capt. Mark Montgomery, Navy Strategy Branch Head, and Capt. John McLain of the Navy Strategy and Policy Division to discuss the Naval Operations Concept 2010. The roundtable will be at 1000 EDT. Listen live via BlogTalkRadio. UPDATE: The recording from the …

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SB1 Hathorn Reflects on 2010 Warrior Games

Participating in the Warrior Games is not only an honor it’s an opportunity for me to represent Naval Special Warfare and the Navy on a much bigger level. Competing against other service members who, regardless of injury, are constantly striving to excel despite physical or mental setbacks. Holding this inaugural …

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