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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (Aug. 20, 2015) Rear Adm. Sandy L. Daniels is piped ashore during her retirement ceremony at Commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Group Pacific (CPRGP) change of command ceremony. The CPRG mission is to ensure optimum and uniform training, readiness and effective command, and control and coordination for various Navy commands. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman William B. Dodge/Released)

By Vice Adm. Bill Moran Chief of Naval Personnel Yesterday, I had the privilege of attending and speaking at Rear Adm. Sandy Daniels‘ change of command and retirement ceremony. With hundreds of years of history, changes of command signify the ebb and flow of responsibility and accountability within our Navy’s …

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2013 Navy Shore Sailor of the Year Nominees

Each year, every command Navy-wide convenes a selection board to select and recognize the best enlisted Sailor. The goal of the Navy Shore SOY Selection Week is to recognize all nominees and select the very best all-around Sailor assigned to a shore activity for meritorious promotion to chief petty officer. …

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Navy to Commission USS Arlington (LPD 24)

Today, the Navy will commission its newest landing transport dock ship, USS Arlington (LPD 24). The event will be streamed live at 12:30 p.m. EDT on the Navy’s Livetream channel. Arlington honors the 184 victims who died when American Airlines Flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon Sept. 11, 2001, as …

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Arlington Sets Course with “Strength, Honor, Fortitude”

The amphibious transport dock ship Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Arlington (LPD 24) is positioned at its berth at its new homeport of Naval Station Norfolk, March 22. Arlington was named for Arlington County, Va., and honors first responders and the 184 victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attack on the Pentagon. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nick Scott/Released)

The Navy commissioned the newest San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship, USS Arlington (LPD 24), April 6, at Naval Station Norfolk, Va. The ship is named for the county of Arlington, Va., and honors the first responders and the 184 victims who died when American Airlines Flight 77 crashed into the …

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