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NAVAIR Salute: Mother Knows Best

What started out as a simple tribute to mothers with the wearing of a single white carnation by founder Anna Marie Jarvis to honor her recently passed mother, the observance of a “Mother’s Day” is now more than 100 years old. President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation on May 9, 1914, officially declaring …

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2012 EOD Memorial Ceremony Honors Fallen Warriors

Honoring our fallen warriors is a tradition observed across the military. On May 5, multiple service chiefs were on hand for the 43rd annual Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Memorial Ceremony to help commemorate fallen EOD technicians, and recognize the sacrifices of their families, in a solemn ceremony at the Kauffman …

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Navy Family Welcomes YOU into their Home

Welcome to the Smiley family! Specifically, Sarah Smiley, a Navy wife and a mother of 3 boys who wears these two hats with finesse, even though her husband is on a 1-year deployment. In fact, it is this deployment that prompted her to embark on a major endeavor. This is …

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Deck the ‘Hulls’

Tis the SEAson-trees go up, presents are purchased and lights are hung to help get you in the spirit of the season.  Life is no different for Sailors all over the Fleet.  For many years now, as a way of spreading holiday cheer both sea and shore commands have decked the …

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