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Battle of Lake Erie 200 Years Later: Lessons Learned

WASHINGTON (Sept. 6, 2013) A painting shows a scene from the Battle of Lake Erie, Sept. 10, 1813. The battle took place between the opposing forces of the U.S. and Britain on the contested waters of Lake Erie during the War of 1812. The Battle of Lake Erie was one of the pivotal points of the war, with the United States trying to invade parts of Canada to use as a bargaining chip against the British in order to gain Sailor's rights and Free Trade. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

Earlier today, Vice Adm. Michelle Howard gave a speech at the Naval History and Heritage Command’s National Museum of the U.S. Navy about the importance of remembering the Battle of Lake Erie. Sept. 10, 2013, marks the battle’s 200th anniversary. While our ships, allies and platforms are different, our Sailors’ …

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SECNAV: Case for American Sea Power Today

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus delivered the following speech Wednesday, Sept. 11 at National Defense University highlighting the case for American sea power today, how it is supported by the Department of the Navy’s priorities of people, power, platforms and partnerships and why these priorities matter in today’s global …

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Navy Recruit Graduation: Sept. 6, 2013

Recruit Division 191 enters the USS Midway Ceremonial Drill Hall at the beginning of a pass-in-review graduation ceremony at Recruit Training Command.

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of Recruit Training Command’s graduation, Pass-In Review. It is a formal military ceremony that honors a Sailor’s hard work and dedication to a new way of life. Pass-In-Review also ties together the future of the Navy with our long-held naval traditions and customs. Read how Recruit Training Command transforms civilians …

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USS Theodore Roosevelt Rejoins the Fleet

The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) returns to homeport at Naval Station Norfolk for the first time in four years, Aug. 29. Theodore Roosevelt was redelivered to the U.S. Navy following successful sea trials that tested the ship's systems after its refueling and complex overhaul at Newport News Shipbuilding. (U.S. Navy photo courtesy of Huntington Ingalls Industries by Ricky Thompson/Released)

By Rear Adm. Tom Moore Program Executive Officer, Aircraft Carriers On Thursday, USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) returned to the fleet to her homeport of Norfolk, Va., following her nearly four year refueling and complex overhaul at Newport News Shipbuilding and a very successful sea trial. As program executive officer …

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