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NavyLive Blog Scheduled Maintenance

Over the next week, we'll be making some cosmetic changes to the NavyLive blog to improve your experience and help you more easily navigate this site. We will continue to post to the blog during the transition. Thanks for your patience as we work through these changes.

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Ride to inspire

The following was written by Ensign Peggy LeGrand, a student at Nuclear Power School in Charleston, SC on life as a military member and elite athlete. I never imagined I would be good enough to race an Olympic Champion, much less beat her in a race.  Yet, there I found …

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Naval Base San Diego: A Global Force for Green

The following post was written by Capt. Winton Smith, Commanding Officer, Naval Base San Diego. I just got back to my hotel in D.C. after receiving an award from Chairperson of Whitehouse Council on Environmental Quality, Nancy Sutley, for Naval Base San Diego’s efforts in environmental stewardship! Along with being …

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Growing-up Navy…

The following blog post was re-purposed by Jessica Faller, a military child and civilian public affairs officer at the Navy Office of Information. It was originally written as a speech in collaboration with Lt. Regina Caffrey, United States Coast Guard, while attending the Defense Information School in February 2011, and …

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Mentorship Matters

The following post was written by LCDR Amy Lindahl, Littoral Combat Ship Mission Modules Requirements Officer, OPNAV N86, after participating on a panel at the National Youth Leadership Forum. Earlier this week I attended the National Youth Leadership Forum on National Security (NYLF/NS) here in Washington, DC.   NYLF/NS allows high school …

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Value of a Carrier Strike Group

This is the sixth blog post written by Rear Admiral Craig Faller, Commander, Carrier Strike Group Three. John C. Stennis Strike Group is currently operating forward in the fifth fleet area of operations as part of a scheduled 7 month deployment. They are also our Navy Facebook Command of the …

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Pink Warriors

By Irene Sargent, Population Health Coordinator and Breast Cancer Survivor, Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune The days of the military draft are a memory and volunteering to serve your county is optional now. I was drafted into what I call the “Pink Warrior Family” at 38 years old. You may be …

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