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Renewable Energy Initiatives

Solar panels form part of the Renewable Hydrogen Fueling and Production Station on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. It is the only hydrogen station in Hawaii and about 30 hydrogen-powered vehicles use the JBPHH station. (U.S. Navy Photograph by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Daniel Barker/Released)

By Capt. Pat Rios Director, CNIC Facilities and Environmental Throughout the Navy Shore enterprise, we’re engaging in renewable initiatives.  These range from a public-private geothermal power plant that provides enough power for 180,000 homes in California, to replacing nearly 2,000 street and parking lights with Solar LED lights on Naval …

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Navy Recruit Graduation: May 16, 2014

Recruit Division 191 enters the USS Midway Ceremonial Drill Hall at the beginning of a pass-in-review graduation ceremony at Recruit Training Command.

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of Recruit Training Command’s graduation, Pass-In Review. It is a formal military ceremony that honors a Sailor’s hard work and dedication to a new way of life. Pass-In-Review also ties together the future of the Navy with our long-held naval traditions and customs. Read …

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Reflections from Africa Partnership Station

The Military Sealift Command joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) arrives in Souda Bay for a scheduled port visit.

By Capt. Marc Lederer USNS Spearhead Africa Partnership Station Mission Commander It has been roughly three-and-a-half months since Spearhead departed Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Va., on the first part of her maiden deployment to U.S. European Command (EUCOM) and U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) theaters. Since that time, we’ve …

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Boxer Amphibious Ready Group Homecoming

The amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) arrives at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Boxer conducted a deployment in the U.S. 5th and 7th fleet areas of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts as part of the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Johans Chavarro/Released)

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group’s return from deployment. Live video from Naval Base San Diego, Calif., is scheduled to begin 10:30 a.m. EDT April 25. The amphibious ready group is made up of amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4), amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD …

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Maritime Security Partnerships

By Adm. Bruce Clingan Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa OBANGAME EXPRESS, a U.S. Africa Command-sponsored multinational exercise now in its fourth year, wrapped up today after successfully bringing together 20 maritime partners to enhance tactical naval expertise and cooperation among West and Central African nations. Our African partners chose the …

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Navy Recruit Graduation: April 18, 2014

Vice Adm. Robin Braun, Chief of Naval Reserves, inspects a recruit drill platoon at the weekly pass-in-review graduation at Recruit Training Command (RTC). RTC trains more than 37,000 Sailors annually. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Doug Mappin/Released)

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of Recruit Training Command’s graduation, Pass-In Review. It is a formal military ceremony that honors a Sailor’s hard work and dedication to a new way of life. Pass-In-Review also ties together the future of the Navy with our long-held naval traditions and customs. Read …

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Live Coverage of Sea-Air-Space 2014

Sea-AIr-Space 2014 logo

Live coverage of senior Navy officials’ participation at Sea-Air-Space 2014 will be provided April 7 to 9 across multiple digital platforms – live streaming video, audio and tweets. Under the theme “The Sea Services: Forward. Mobile. Ready,” Sea-Air-Space will showcase demonstrations highlighting the latest maritime-related technologies and solutions, and will …

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Memorial Service for MA2 Mark Mayo

An undated file photo of Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Mark A. Mayo. Mayo, 24, was killed during a shooting incident at Naval Station Norfolk Monday, March 24. Mayo was assigned to Naval Security Forces at Naval Station Norfolk. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

A memorial service honoring Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Mark A. Mayo will be held April 7, 10 a.m. EDT at Naval Station Norfolk. Mayo, 24, was killed during a shooting incident at Naval Station Norfolk Monday, March 24. He was assigned to Naval Security Forces, Naval Station Norfolk. A Hagerstown, Md., …

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