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Navy SERE: 50 Years of Returning Home With Honor

Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape (SERE) Crest

Every once in a while, you get an opportunity to sit and talk with someone that really amazes you, really gives you goosebumps. Petty Officer Xander Gamble had the opportunity to sit down and hear the story of a true American hero: Retired U.S. Navy Commander Robert S. Fant, Jr., a 56-month Prisoner of War survivor, and retired instructor of the Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) school.

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Your Navy TODAY (Mar. 15, 2012)

On any given day, in your Navy, our team of more than 600,000 professional Sailors and Civilians are working together around the globe to perform our mission: deter aggression and, if deterrence fails, win our Nation’s wars. It is not possible to share every aspect of this global team but, through this …

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USS Enterprise: 50 Years of Service

The following post is written by CAPT William C. Hamilton, 22nd Commanding Officer of the USS Enterprise (CVN 65) in honor of the carrier’s 50th birthday, November 25, 2011. Friday one of the most storied ships in U.S. Navy history broke another record.  The world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, USS …

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Three Hundred and Seventy-two Days

This post was written by Rear Adm. Randy Mahr, commander, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division and assistant commander for Research and Engineering, Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md.  He is an avid history buff and writes a weekly blog for the command at http://www.navair.navy.mil/nawcad/. This post originally ran …

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