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Keeping the Fleet Safe through Inclusion, Diversity and Innovation

ARLINGTON, Virginia (August 26, 2015) Rear Adm. Mat Winter, chief of naval research, presents the Dr. Arthur E. Bisson Award for Naval Technology Achievement to, from left, Dr. Patrick Reinecke, Dr. Melinda Peng, Dr. Yi Jin, Dr. Hao Jin, Dr. Eric Hendricks, Dr. James Doyle, and Dr. Sue Chen, during a honorary awards ceremony held at the Office of Naval Research in Arlington, Va. (U.S. Navy photo by John F. Williams/Released)

By Rear Adm. Tim Gallaudet Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command Naval meteorologists and oceanographers know and understand the Navy’s unpredictable operating environment. We have a high comfort level with adapting to risk and uncertainty using diverse techniques and teams – a primary characteristic of innovation. We recognize that diverse …

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Fair Winds and Following SMEE’s

ACAJUTLA, El Salvador (June 17, 2015) Lt. Cmdr. James Dunford, an entomologist from Twin Lakes, Wis., assigned to Navy Environmental Preventive Medicine Unit-2 in Norfolk Va., looks for mosquito larvae at Escuela de Education Especial de Acajutla during Continuing Promise 2015. Continuing Promise is a U.S. Southern Command-sponsored and U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet-conducted deployment to conduct civil-military operations including humanitarian-civil assistance, subject matter expert exchanges, medical, dental, veterinary and engineering support and disaster response to partner nations and to show U.S. support and commitment to Central and South America and the Caribbean. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. Tomarius Roberts/Released)

By Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class (EXW) Lazara Y. Medina Preventive Medicine Technician (PMT), assigned to the Department of Public Health for Continuing Promise 2015 One of the questions I am asked frequently is “What exactly is it that you do”? The best answer I have learned to provide is “I work …

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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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GMT 2016: 5 Things You Need to Know

Sailors stand in formation during a 9/11 Remembrance ceremony rehearsal aboard the Ticonderoga class guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Walter M. Wayman/Released)

From Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs As Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced in his May 2015 speech at the Naval Academy, the Navy is ending General Military Training (GMT) as we know it. NAVADMIN 213/15, issued Sept. 8, codifies the Navy’s revamped GMT program requirements for this …

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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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