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Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group Deployment

Sailors and Marines man the rails aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) as the ship departs for a scheduled deployment from Norfolk, Va., May 21, 2010. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kilho Park/Released)

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group deployment. The carrier strike group is scheduled to deploy July 22 for an eight- to nine-month deployment in support of 5th and 6th Fleet operations. Due to technical issues, we are unable to carry the broadcast live and …

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LCS OPNAV Review: Executive Summary

The littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) is underway off the coast of Malaysia during a divisional tactics drill as part of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training Malaysia 2013, June 20. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Matthew Olay/Released

In January 2012, the Vice Chief of Naval Operations directed that there be an assessment and review of the Navy’s readiness to receive, employ and deploy the littoral combat ship. This document provides a summary of the effort that went into that review.  As a reminder, this report is more …

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Navy Recruit Graduation: July 19, 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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100th Birthday of CVN 78 Namesake Recognized

By Rear Adm. Tom Moore Program Executive Officer, Aircraft Carriers Sunday, July 14th marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of Gerald R. Ford, 38th president of the United States. This was an important historical milestone for the country because of President Ford’s exceptional legacy of service, but also an important …

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Navy Expands Sexual Assault Prevention Initiatives

Navy leaders announced their newest sexual assault prevention initiatives Thursday in a NAVADMIN and a policy letter designed to continue the fleet-wide comprehensive battle against this crime. Adm. Jonathan Greenert, chief of naval operations made the announcement in NAVADMIN 181/13 that outlined additional fleet initiatives from the San Diego fleet …

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MUOS Satellite Improves Communications for U.S. Forces on the Move

An artist rendering of a U.S. Navy Mobile User Objective System satellite in space. (Photo courtesy of Lockheed Martin)

By Vice Adm. Michael S. Rogers Commander,U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/ U.S. TENTH Fleet  The Navy’s second Mobile User Objective System satellite is scheduled to be launched July 19 from Cape Canaveral Air Station in Florida.     MUOS is a next-generation narrowband tactical communications system designed to improve communications for U.S. forces …

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MCPON Hosts Second All Hands Call on Facebook

The Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy hosted an online All Hands Call on the Navy's Facebook page on July 11.

Shipmates, I was extremely honored to get the opportunity to have another virtual conversation with Sailors, family members, Navy civilians and retirees through social media.  I want to personally thank you for allowing me to spend some quality E-Time with you. I also want you to know that we simply …

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Military Sealift Command Logistics Team Plays Key Role in Refitting USS Ponce

Rear Adm. T.K. Shannon, commander, Military Sealift Command, left, presents a plaque to Kristen Reale during a morning awards ceremony, July 11. (U.S. Navy photo by Barry Lake/Released)

By Capt. Don Williams Technical Director, Operational Logistics Military Sealift Command   Our Navy honored Military Sealift Command’s logistics team with a prestigious Admiral Stan Arthur Award as the Joint Logistics Team of the Year for 2012. This dedicated group played a crucial role in converting USS Ponce (AFSB (I) …

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Navy Recruit Graduation: July 12, 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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