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Navy’s Budget Ensures World’s Most Capable Naval Force

(June 9, 2011) Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105) hold a phone and distance line to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) during a replenishment at sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Benjamin Crossley/Released)

By Rear Adm. John Kirby U.S. Navy Chief of Information The Navy Department’s Fiscal Year 2014 budget is on the Hill. It’s already faced a hearing in the House Armed Services Committee. And more hearings will occur in coming weeks. This is a good budget — a solid effort to …

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YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Pacific Ocean, North Arabian Sea, 5th Fleet

Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) watch as a Standard Missile 2 (SM-2) leaves the launcher during a live-fire exercise as part of Multi-Sail 13 in the Pacific Ocean, April 11. Multi-Sail 13 is a training exercise designed to test ships operating ability across a wide range of disciplines including anti-submarine warfare, live fire exercises, and high value unit escort scenarios. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Paul Kelly/Released)

Right now your Navy is 100 percent on watch around the globe helping to preserve the American way of life. Whether it be operating and training in the waters off the coast of California or forward deployed to the North Arabian Sea, the flexibility and presence provided by our U.S. …

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Warrior Care Month: Red Ramos’ Story

By Navy Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Redmond Ramos  Growing up with two older brothers and a younger step-brother, life has always been competitive, in a one-up-you kind of way. We were always trying to outdo each other and giving each other grief when one of us didn’t live up to …

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I’ll always remember

      Lt. Sarah Higgins, one of our regular bloggers on NavyLive, reflects on her Individual Augmentee deployment in 2010 to Afghanistan and the things she will remember and carry with her.   I’ve never been a fan of ‘year in review’ news coverage. What’s the point in rehashing old news …

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