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Day 3: Fleet Week New York

Today, the Navy Band Northeast from Newport, Rhode Island performed in the heart of Manhattan, the epicenter of New York City, probably the most recognizable and most visited area in the city, the world renowned Time Square. There was a crowd of at least a few hundred people gathered around and singing along as the band performed.

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Day 2: Fleet Week New York

The following post was written by MC2 Patrick House on May 26, 2011 from New York City during Fleet Week New York 2011. Today is day 2 of New York Fleet Week 2011. Yesterday we kicked off the festivities with the parade of ships. Today there was a lot more …

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Day 1: Fleet Week New York

The following post was written by MC2 Patrick House on May 25, 2011 from Fleet Week New York in New York City. 5 ½ years into my navy career, I finally get a chance to attend to Navy Fleet Week. I was stationed in San Diego, Ca for my first …

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Arkansas Teacher Reflects Upon Unforgettable Embark

The following post is be Betty Burr, a teacher from Arkansas who recently visited the USS Ronald Reagan as part of the U.S. Navy embark program.  During her embark USS Ronald Reagan provided assistance to a Carnival Cruise ship that was dead in the water. Naval Air Station North Island …

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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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ARLINGTON CO Says ‘Thank You’

From the Commanding Officer of PCU Arlington, Cmdr. Darren Nelson: It was exciting as we formally transitioned from Hull Number 24 to ARLINGTON.  Mrs. Joyce Rumsfeld has been a wonderful sponsor and we look forward to her future support through our Commissioning and beyond.  I want to thank everyone who …

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