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Time Well Spent

NEWPORT, R.I. (Nov. 18, 2016) Students at Surface Warfare Officers School (SWOS) train on the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Full Mission Bridge (FMB) simulator. The LCS Full Mission Bridge simulator is a full-sized trainer that uses the same software as the FMB and Conning Officer Virtual Environment (COVE). The LCS trainer has every Navy homeport modeled and allows the student to navigate in and out of designated ports using the highly sophisticated controls of a littoral combat ship. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

By Adm. Bill Moran Vice Chief of Naval Operations I recently completed an energizing trip to Surface Warfare Officers School (SWOS) in Newport, Rhode Island, to get a first-hand look at how Surface Warriors are taught and gain important insights into what instructors and students feel are important to the …

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Honor Our Heritage

KINGS BAY, Ga. (Nov. 4, 2016) A submarine veterans ceremony is held at the World War II pavilion at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay.

By Adm. Bill Moran Vice Chief of Naval Operations This past weekend aboard Kings Bay Submarine Base in Georgia, there was a small but powerful reminder of what it means to honor and remember our veterans. This remembrance event honored WWII submarine veterans. For years now, the numbers of vets attending …

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A Special Day For Our Navy

Two chief petty officer combination covers are displayed while Cmdr. Paul Lyons, commanding officer of guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63), addresses the shipÕs newest chiefs during a pinning ceremony aboard the ship. Stethem is part of the Forward Deployed Naval Force stationed in Yokosuka, Japan. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Danny Ewing Jr. (RELEASED)

By Vice Adm. Bill MoranChief of Naval PersonnelToday is a special day in the Navy. For approximately 4,700 active and reserve Sailors, it is a time for reflection, family celebration and excitement for the opportunities that lie ahead.  It is also a day of transformation.  Today we pin anchors on …

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