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Why I Serve: United States Navy Ceremonial Guard Edition

On any given day there are more than 380,000 Sailors, active-duty and Reserve, ready to defend America, around the world and around the clock. From diverse backgrounds, they join the Navy to serve their country with honor, courage and commitment. For each Sailor, the drive to serve is different. The …

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A Day in the Life of a Sailor

By Damage Controlman 2nd Class Chris Kellogg USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) Damage Controlman 2nd Class Chris Kellogg, of Prescott, Ariz., followed in the footsteps of his father and sister when he joined the Navy in 2010.  He was drawn to the Navy because he wanted serve his country and …

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Why I Serve: USS Constitution Edition

Gunner's Mate 3rd Class Adam LaMantia, from Chicago, Ill., stationed aboard USS Constitution shares the reason why he serves in the U.S. Navy.

On any given day there are more than 380,000 Sailors, active-duty and Reserve, ready to defend America, around the world and around the clock. From diverse backgrounds, they join the Navy to serve their country with honor, courage and commitment. For each Sailor, the drive to serve is different. The …

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Why I Serve: USS George Washington (CVN 73) Edition

Machinery Repairman 2nd Class Joslyn Kelly from Fairfax, Virginia, shares her #WhyIServe statement from USS George Washington (CVN 73).

On any given day there are more than 380,000 Sailors, active-duty and Reserve, ready to defend America, around the world and around the clock. From diverse backgrounds, they join the Navy to serve their country with honor, courage and commitment. For each Sailor, the drive to serve is different. The …

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Why I Serve: USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Edition

Lt. Kyle Copeland, from Columbus, Ohio, shares his #WhyIServe statement from the cockpit of an F/A-18C Hornet. Copeland is assigned to the "Golden Warriors" of Strike Fighter Squadron Eight Seven (VFA-87), embarked aboard USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77).

On any given day there are more than 380,000 Sailors, active-duty and Reserve, ready to defend America, around the world and around the clock. From diverse backgrounds, they join the Navy to serve their country with honor, courage and commitment. For each Sailor, the drive to serve is different. On …

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Navy Foreign Affairs Officers: Building Partnerships through Presence

By Capt. Reginald Baker U.S. Naval Attaché, Chile The U.S. Navy Foreign Affairs Officer (FAO) program is still relatively young compared to other Navy communities. However, the effects of this small cadre of highly skilled foreign affairs experts/diplomats are already being felt throughout DoD agencies and staffs; U.S Embassies; and …

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Quality Sailors = Fleet Readiness

Rear Adm. Michael White, commander, Naval Education and Training Command, (left) talks with Sailors in the Aviation Machinist's Mate Jet Engine Laboratory at Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC), onboard NAS Pensacola, Feb. 14, 2014. The F-18 jet engine training device provides students an inside look at how the engine, allowing the Sailors to see what they will be working on when they arrive in the fleet. NATTC graduates approximately 15,000 Navy and Marine students each year. The largest part of the student body is comprised of enlisted personnel attending "A" schools designed to provide them with the knowledge and skill levels required to perform as technicians at the apprentice level. (U.S. Navy photo by Joy Samsel/Released)

By Rear Adm. Mike S. White Commander, Naval Education and Training Command As you read this blog there are more than 31,000 Sailors in commands around the world being trained in the skills and abilities that keep our Navy the most formidable maritime force in the world, and our republic …

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