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Vice President Mike Pence Visits USS Ronald Reagan

YOKOSUKA, Japan (April 19, 2017) Vice President Michael R. Pence addresses service members on the flight deck of the Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Frank Joseph Speciale /Released)

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of Vice President Mike Pence’s remarks aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) in Yokosuka, Japan. The vice president visited the Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier April 19 where he toured the ship and spoke to U.S. and Japanese service members, highlighting the administration’s commitment to rebuilding the …

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Faces of the Fleet

“Faces of the Fleet” is a collection of images of Sailors serving our country in the greatest and most technologically advanced Navy in the world. These fine men and women are leading from the deck plates and completing missions around the globe. This is your fleet and these are your …

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Mississippi Gulf Coast Hosts Navy Week 2017

The third Navy Week of 2017 was held March 31-April 8 along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The week long event commenced with the Mississippi Bicentennial Celebration. Dozens of events coordinated by the Navy, brought interactive displays and participants from The U.S. Navy Parachute Team “The Leap Frogs”, EOD teams, Seabees, …

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10 Things to Know about U.S. Navy Submarines

KINGS BAY, Ga. (March 20, 2013) The Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Rhode Island (SSBN 740) returns to Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay after three months at sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class James Kimber/Released)

Happy birthday to our Silent Service! 117 years ago today, John Holland sold the 64-ton submersible Holland VI to the Navy, marking the beginning of our submarine force. Several months later, the submarine was commissioned as USS Holland (SS 1).     Here’s a look at how submarines have continuously …

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Naval Air Forces Visits Training Wing

By Vice Adm. Mike Shoemaker Commander, Naval Air Forces I continue to be impressed by the young men and women in Naval Aviation.  Over the last two days, I have visited and talked extensively with the instructor pilots, students and staffs from our T-45C Training Wings at Naval Air Station (NAS) …

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U.S. Navy Destroyers Launch Strikes on Syria

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (April 7, 2017) The guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) conducts strike operations while in the Mediterranean Sea. Porter, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/Released)

When we talk about the U.S. Navy providing on-call, scalable options to address challenges in a changing world, the firing of 59 Tomahawk missiles into Syria, April 7, is an example of that. President Donald J. Trump ordered the targeted military strike on Al-Shayrat Air Base, the base from which …

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Faces of the Fleet

“Faces of the Fleet” is a collection of images of Sailors serving our country in the greatest and most technologically advanced Navy in the world. These fine men and women are leading from the deck plates and completing missions around the globe. This is your fleet and these are your …

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