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NAVSEA Family Remembers

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By Vice Adm. William Hunter Hilarides Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command On Monday, September 16, 2013, our lives were forever altered when we lost twelve members of our Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Family. They were not just our friends and coworkers, but fathers, mothers, brothers, sisters, sons and daughters, all taken …

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Seven Score and 10 Years Later, Lincoln Sailors Honor Gettysburg Address

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72).

By Capt. Karl Thomas Commanding Officer, USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) As the Commanding Officer of the proud warship USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), I am reminded every day of the sacrifices our service men and women make for their nation. I get an opportunity to interact with these great Americans …

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Navy Hospital Corps Celebrates 115 Years of Service

YORKTOWN, Va. (May 14, 2013) Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Jocelyn Corpening provides emergency care to a multiple amputation trauma trainer during the Collective Protection Exercise held on Naval Weapons Station Yorktown-Cheatham Annex. The Collective Protection Exercise provides a collective protection to the warfighter and their equipment utilizing state-of-the-art chemical, biological and radiological protective technologies. ( U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Scott Barnes/Released)

The Navy Hospital Corps celebrated 115 years of service June 17. Although the name of hospital corpsmen has changed from the Corps’ inception in the Continental Navy, from loblolly boy to pharmacists mate to hospital corpsman, the core values of the Hospital Corps remain the same. Did you know these …

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