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Maiden Voyage To Display Joint High-Speed Vessel’s Capabilities

The Military Sealift Command joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) conducted high-speed trials, reaching speeds approximately 40 knots off the coast of Virginia.

by Rear Adm. T.K. Shannon Commander, Military Sealift Command As the Navy’s first joint high-speed vessel, USNS Spearhead, begins its maiden operational voyage, Shannon reminds us that we can learn much about the character and capabilities of this amazing ship during the deployment. Just think of it: a maiden voyage …

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Fast, Forward and Flexible – Naval Forces in Exercise Eager Lion 13

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By Rear Adm. William K. Lescher, Commander, Expeditionary Strike Group FIVE Our Navy-Marine Corps team launched participation in the annual U.S. Central Command exercise Eager Lion this week, during which we will be executing training events from multiple locations in Jordan and its littorals over the period June 9-20.  Expeditionary …

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YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Mediterranean Sea, Pacific Ocean, San Diego

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Right now your Navy is 100 percent on watch around the globe helping to preserve the American way of life. Whether it be operating and training in the waters off the coast of California or forward deployed to the North Arabian Sea, the flexibility and presence provided by our U.S. …

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Navy Unveils FY14 Budget Proposal

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This blog is by Rear Adm. John Kirby, the Navy’s Chief of Information, and addresses key points of the Navy’s fiscal year 2014 budget. This year’s budget submission was guided by Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert’s tenets of Warfighting First, Operate Forward and Be Ready. You’ll clearly see that …

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Navy Expeditionary Warfare: Innovative, Productive, Forward-Thinking

Sailors assigned to Riverine Squadron (RIVRON) 2 conduct patrol operations using a riverine command boat in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility, Oct. 26, 2012. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jamar Perry/Released)

By Maj. Gen. T.C. Hanifen, U.S. Marine Corps Director, Expeditionary Warfare   “Find a Way or Make One” is the motto for the OPNAV 95 Expeditionary Warfare team, and OPNAV N95 continues to remain innovative, productive and forward-thinking as we move through this critical time. In this dynamic environment, characterized …

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YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Mediterranean Sea, Malaysia, Pacific Ocean, Senegal

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (March 5, 2013) An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Wildcats of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 131 launches from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower departed Naval Station Norfolk on a scheduled deployment in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Andrew Schneider/Released)

Right now your Navy is 100 percent on watch around the globe helping to preserve the American way of life.  Whether it be operating and training in the waters off the coast of Virginia or forward deployed to the Pacific Ocean, the flexibility and presence provided by our U.S. naval …

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Department of the Navy Response to Sequestration

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This message was sent to all Navy and Marine units by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus. On March 1, sequestration was enacted — necessitating the following actions: DTG 022300Z Mar 13 FM SECNAV WASHINGTON DC TO ALNAV INFO SECNAV WASHINGTON DC CMC WASHINGTON DC CNO WASHINGTON DC BT UNCLAS …

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