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Battle of Midway: Sea of White

More than 200 Sailors and Marines attend a wreath laying ceremony at the Navy Memorial to commemorate the 71st anniversary of the Battle of Midway, June 4, 2013. The Battle of Midway was the turning point in the Pacific theater of World War II and set the stage for the United States victory over Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Gina K Morrissette/Released)

Welcome to Navy Live coverage of the “Sea of White” – a wreath laying ceremony at the Navy Memorial on June 4 to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the Battle of Midway. The Battle of Midway was the turning point in the Pacific theater of World War II and set the stage …

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Battle of Midway: Naval War College Lecture

Photo illustration of Battle of Midway with Department of Navy seal

The Naval War College commemorated June 3 the Battle of Midway with a lecture by historian and author Jonathan Parshall, co-author of the book “Shattered Sword: The Untold Story of the Battle of Midway.” Making extensive use of untapped Japanese primary sources, including Imperial Japanese operation records, Parshall reconstructed the actual sequence …

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Navy Recruit Graduation: May 9, 2014

Recruit Division 191 enters the USS Midway Ceremonial Drill Hall at the beginning of a pass-in-review graduation ceremony at Recruit Training Command.

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of Recruit Training Command’s graduation, Pass-In Review. It is a formal military ceremony that honors a Sailor’s hard work and dedication to a new way of life. Pass-In-Review also ties together the future of the Navy with our long-held naval traditions and customs. Read …

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What do the Navy and Purdue University have in common? Energy

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Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Purdue University President Mitch Daniels will sign a statement of cooperation between the Department of the Navy and Purdue May 8, agreeing to further develop and strengthen an existing research relationship aimed at enhancing and implementing alternative energy resources. The signing ceremony, scheduled …

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Navy Recruit Graduation: May 2, 2014

Vice Adm. Robin Braun, Chief of Naval Reserves, inspects a recruit drill platoon at the weekly pass-in-review graduation at Recruit Training Command (RTC). RTC trains more than 37,000 Sailors annually. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Doug Mappin/Released)

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of Recruit Training Command’s graduation, Pass-In Review. It is a formal military ceremony that honors a Sailor’s hard work and dedication to a new way of life. Pass-In-Review also ties together the future of the Navy with our long-held naval traditions and customs. Read …

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Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group Homecoming

NORFOLK (April 18, 2014) Sailors and Marines man the rails of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) as the ship returns to homeport at Naval Station Norfolk after completing a 9-month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Emily M. Blair/Released)

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group’s return to Naval Station Norfolk. Approximately 6,000 Sailors and Marines assigned to the carrier strike group  arrived at their homeports in Norfolk and Mayport, Fla., April 18, following a nine-month deployment to the U.S. 5th and …

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