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Battle of Midway: Information dominance’s legacy

This week, the Navy is commemorating the 71st anniversary of the Battle of Midway. The battle, which took place June 4 to 7, 1942, changed the course of the war in the Pacific and highlighted naval aviation’s vast capabilities. In this blog, the co-leads for the Navy’s Information Dominance Corps explain …

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National Maritime Day: Remembering the forgotten

Merchant mariners stand alongside damage suffered by his ship, tanker SS Malay, when it was attacked by a German U-123 off North Carolina in January 1942. (Photo courtesy of Naval History and Heritage Command)

U.S. merchant mariners have always been ready where it matters, when it matters. Today, they continue that proud tradition by operating forward in support of our Navy’s warfighters. National Maritime Day is May 22; this week, we’re celebrating the thousands of civilian mariners who support our freedom as part of …

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