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Navy ‘Partnering for a Greener Future’

OAK HARBOR, Wash. - AWAN Francesco Schittinu and AWAN Steve Platt, both assigned to Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit, look through recyclable materials during Naval Air Station Whidbey Island's 21st Earth Day kick off.

“The Navy carries out numerous programs that protect the Earth year-round as we perform our national defense mission. Earth Day celebrations give us the chance to connect with local communities and inform people about those programs.” – John Quinn, Acting Director, Chief of Naval Operations Energy and Environmental Readiness Division Navy …

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Navy Amphibious Ready Groups Capable, Necessary

This blog post was written by Navy Capt. Humberto L. Quintanilla II, Commander, Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) Five, embarked aboard the Navy’s newest amphibious assault ship, USS Makin Island (LHD 8). The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group departed Nov. 14 for a seven-month deployment.  Ahoy to all! As commodore for PHIBRON …

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Navy Full Speed Ahead with ‘Green Fleet’

This blog is being written as the Navy is conducting its final maritime alternative fuel test with Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 91 in Panama City, Fla., today, which achieved the Navy’s fastest maritime surface craft speed on algal fuel blend. This [LCAC] demonstration directly supported the secretary of the …

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