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Meet SSN 785 – The Navy’s 12th Virginia-Class Submarine

The keel for John Warner (SSN 785) will be laid March 16 at 11 a.m. EDT. Although John Warner is already under construction, the keel laying is the symbolic beginning of a ship’s construction. You can watch this ceremony live at www.livestream.com/usnavy.  This blog will help you prepare for the …

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YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Mediterranean Sea, Malaysia, Pacific Ocean, Senegal

Right now your Navy is 100 percent on watch around the globe helping to preserve the American way of life.  Whether it be operating and training in the waters off the coast of Virginia or forward deployed to the Pacific Ocean, the flexibility and presence provided by our U.S. naval …

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Navy to Christen its First MLP: USNS Montford Point

The following blog was written by Sarah Burford at Military Sealift Command Pacific public affairs in advance of the christening of Navy’s first mobile landing platform, USNS Montford Point, at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, March 2. The christening ceremony begins at 10  a.m. Pacific time (1 p.m. …

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