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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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Army-Navy: More than a Game

  The following blog post was written by Lt. Alexa Forsyth, a 2004 Naval Academy graduate currently attending Surface Warfare Officers School in Newport, R.I. It’s a reflection on the Army-Navy football tradition and the legacy it’s left on her family during her years in service.  I have been in …

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Fort Meade Naval Officer Has Chance to Give the Gift of Life

This blog post is written by Lt. Cmdr. John Schofield, a Navy Public Affairs Officer stationed at the Defense Information School in, Fort Meade, Maryland. A little over two years ago, I helped the Senior Medical Officer (SMO) on my ship organize a bone marrow registry drive.  There were close …

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Growing-up Navy…

The following blog post was re-purposed by Jessica Faller, a military child and civilian public affairs officer at the Navy Office of Information. It was originally written as a speech in collaboration with Lt. Regina Caffrey, United States Coast Guard, while attending the Defense Information School in February 2011, and …

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One day closer

This blog post, written on Sunday August 14, 2011, is the second in a series by Rear Admiral Craig Faller, Commander Carrier Strike Group 3 .  USS John C. Stennis is currently on a seven-month deployment in the Pacific. Three weeks of deployment has quickly evaporated into the steamy, warm …

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