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Feeding the Fleet on Thanksgiving by the Numbers

2017 Thanksgiving meal infographic

If you think it is stressful to prepare the perfect Thanksgiving meal for your family, try cooking for 324,000+ people – our Navy family of our Sailors who are protecting and defending America. Since we’re a forward Navy, many of our shipmates are away from their families this Thanksgiving, but they’ll …

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Tripoli: Then and Now

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (May 1, 2017) The future USS Tripoli (LHA 7) is launched at Huntington Ingalls Industries. Tripoli was successfully launched after the dry-dock was flooded to allow it to float off for the first time. Tripoli incorporates an enlarged hangar deck, enhanced maintenance facilities, increased fuel capacity and additional storerooms to provide the fleet with a platform optimized for aviation capabilities. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

By Capt. Kevin P. Meyers Commanding officer, PCU Tripoli Having just passed the 30-year mark of service to this great Navy, I have seen quite a bit of history and experienced many memorable events. There are moments which give you pause, due to their timelessness and their place in our …

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