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10 Things to Know About John Finn

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (March 28, 2015) The future USS John Finn (DDG 113) is launched. John Finn, the first Flight IIA Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) ship, will be equipped with the Navy's Aegis Combat System, the world's foremost integrated naval weapons system. Flight IIA ships will provide increased capabilities over previous DDG 51 destroyers, including advances in anti-submarine warfare, command and control, and anti-surface warfare. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

From the first U.S. destroyer commissioned in 1902 to the famous ships of World War II to the Arleigh Burke-class, the #USNavy’s destroyers have been evolving. Saturday, May 2, we will introduce the newest guided missile destroyer, the future USS John Finn (DDG 113), during a christening ceremony at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagaoula, Miss. Here are …

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This Week in YOUR Navy: June 21-27

PEARL HARBOR (June 26, 2014) Service members and civilians watch as the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) transits to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to participate in the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014 exercise. Twenty-two nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC exercise from June 26 to Aug. 1.

On any given day, in your U.S. Navy, our team of more than 600,000 professional Sailors and civilians are working together around the globe to perform our mission: deter aggression and, if deterrence fails, win our Nation’s wars. It is not possible to share every aspect of this global team …

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Zumwalt Class Destroyer SITREP

The following post is by Rear Adm. Thomas Rowden, the director for the Navy’s Surface Warfare Division. Shipmates, Recently, I mentioned my trips to Maine and Rhode Island to visit Bath Iron Works (BIW) and the Raytheon Facility. Both of these tours provided firsthand insight into the production of ZUMWALT-class …

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Faces of the Fleet

“Faces of the Fleet” takes a look at YOUR Navy operating forward. These images represent the greatest Sailors in the greatest Navy in the world leading from the deck plates, and completing missions around the globe. This is your fleet and these are your Sailors! Hooyah, Navy!! 

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