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Navy Week Celebrated In Springfield

Navy Week Springfield coincided with the Big E, New England’s Great State Fair, and the largest of its kind on the east coast.  Springfield’s Navy Week focused on a variety of outreach opportunities having more than 100 events coordinated with corporate, civic, government, education, media, veterans and community service and …

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Aegis Integration and Wayne E. Meyer

By Rear Adm. Brian Fort Commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific On Sept. 13, we welcomed USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) to her new homeport here at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.   USS Wayne E. Meyer is named for Rear Adm. Meyer, considered the father …

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We Serve. We Remember 9/11.

Never forget

Never forget! Today and every day, we remember Sept. 11, 2001 – especially our shipmates who are serving aboard three U.S. Navy ships dedicated and named after the locations where the 9/11 attacks occurred:   🇺🇸  USS New York (LPD 21), named in honor of the City of New York where …

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Cleveland Held Navy Week

The “Rock and Roll Capital of the World” concluded the 11th Navy Week of 2018. Cleveland hosted the U.S. Navy Aug. 27 through Sept. 3 for a week-long series of community outreach engagements. These events are designed to bring the Navy and its Sailors to parts of the U.S. without …

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Louisville Navy Week Held

Coinciding with the Kentucky State Fair, the tenth Navy Week of 2018 hosted Sailors in Louisville for a week long celebration August 20-26.  The primary purpose of the Navy Week program is to increase Navy awareness by presenting the Navy to Americans who live in cities that normally do not …

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USS Michael Murphy the Protector

By Rear Adm. Brian Fort, commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific Lt. Michael P. Murphy, namesake of our USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112), was tough – physically, mentally and morally. From an early age he was known as “the Protector.” He looked out for others, whether …

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