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Army-Navy 2018 Football Game

When the U.S. Naval Academy football team takes on West Point’s Black Knights for the 2018 Army-Navy Game, the midshipmen will be wearing a uniform that honors their rivalry and draws on an emblem of pride – Bill the Goat, USNA’s mascot. So, for this 119th playing of America’s Game, …

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Under Secretary Modly’s Remarks at USS Sioux City Commissioning

Below are Under Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly’s remarks at the commissioning of USS Sioux City (LCS 11) at the U.S. Naval Academy, Nov. 17. Thank you, XO for that kind introduction. Sen. Ernst, Adm. Richardson, Mrs. Winnefeld, Mayor Pro Tempore Don Moore and Sioux City Council members, Annapolis Mayor …

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Elections Present Questions, but DoD Has Answers


By Yonca Poyraz-Dogan Navy Office of Information As midterm elections are at the door, some guidance on the use of social media, military support of political activities and use of government sources could help to distinguish between official business and activities of candidates. Additionally, how about what to avoid while …

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Special Report: Hurricane Florence

Satellite image of Hurricane Florence before coming ashore.

Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina, Sept. 14, as a Category 1 storm with significant flooding forecasted. Prior to the storm’s arrival, the Department of Defense proactively positioned forces across the full spectrum of DoD capabilities at every level – by air, by sea and by land – to respond …

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U.S. 2nd Fleet Establishment Ceremony

U.S. 2nd Fleet

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of the Commander, U.S. 2nd Fleet establishment ceremony that will take place Aug. 24 at 10 a.m. (EST) aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia. Adm. Chris Grady, commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, will host the …

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Faslane Fit to Fight: Great visit on the Clyde!

Adm. James G. Foggo III, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, and commander, Allied Joint Force Command Naples, Italy, left, shakes hands with Royal Navy Rear Adm. John Weale, Flag Officer Scotland and Northern Ireland, Assistant Chief of Naval Staff Submarines and Rear Admiral Submarines, during a visit to Her Majesty’s Naval Base (HMNB) Clyde in Faslane, Scotland, Aug. 8, 2018. (Photo courtesy of the Royal Navy/Released)

By Adm. James G. Foggo III Commander, Allied Joint Force Command Naples Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe/Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Africa This past week, I had the honor of spending time with one of our country’s top maritime allies, the Royal Navy. Our relationship with the United Kingdom and specifically the …

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