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Soundings Podcast: CNO Discusses Ownership in Naval Profession

ARABIAN GULF (Aug. 8, 2017) Sailors share a laugh on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) in the Arabian Gulf while deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. While in this region, the ship and its carrier strike group conducted maritime security operations to reassure allies and partners, preserve freedom of navigation, and maintain the free flow of commerce. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ian Kinkead/Released)

Moderator: Welcome to Soundings, the official podcast of the Chief of Naval Operations. On this podcast we have discussed each of the four core attributes: accountability, initiative, integrity and toughness. Today, we talk with Adm. Richardson about ownership in our Navy. Sir, let’s start by simply asking how you think …

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USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) Joins the U.S. Navy’s Fleet

Balloons fly and the crowd applauds as the Navy's newest and most technologically advanced warship, USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), is brought to life during a commissioning ceremony at North Locust Point in Baltimore.

Our newest and most technologically advanced warship, USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) joined the U.S. Navy’s fleet when it was commissioned into active service Oct. 15 in Baltimore, Maryland.   “On behalf of the U.S. Naval Surface Force, I proudly accept ownership of the Navy’s newest ship to the fleet.” – Vice Adm. …

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What is Our Navy’s Role? What does Our Future Hold?

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By Adm. John Richardson Chief of Naval Operations America is a maritime nation, and our prosperity is tied to our ability to operate freely in the maritime environment. Today’s strategic environment is increasingly globalized and increasingly competitive. Global systems are used more, stressed more and contested more. The maritime system, …

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CNO Testifies on FY17 Navy Budget Proposal

WASHINGTON (March 2, 2016) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson testifies before the Senate Appropriations Committee on Defense (SAC-D) about the Department of Navy's fiscal year 2017 budget and posture. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Armando Gonzales/Released)

On March 2, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson testified before the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee-Defense with Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert Neller about the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps’ FY17 budget request. Below are Adm. Richardson’s opening remarks. I am honored and humbled for the …

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Adm. Richardson Speaks at National Press Club

WASHINGTON (Jan. 11, 2016) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson delivers remarks as the keynote speaker at a National Press Club luncheon. During the live televised broadcast, Richardson discussed the status of the Navy, with a focus on his strategic guidance, A Design for Maintaining Maritime Superiority. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Nathan Laird/Released)

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson delivered remarks as the keynote speaker at a National Press Club luncheon Jan. 11. During the live broadcast, Richardson discussed the status of the Navy, with a focus on his strategic guidance, A Design for Maintaining Maritime Superiority.  Watch his remarks below.

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