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I swim. I strike.

Coin of Adm. Michelle Howard

By Adm. Michelle Howard Commander, Allied Joint Force Command Naples Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Africa As the fledging continental Navy formed, Commodore Esek Hopkins ordered that a striped flag with a rattlesnake fly as the signal to engage the enemy. The jack had 13 stripes, …

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What @HonorOnline Means to Me

SAN DIEGO (Aug. 19, 2014) Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michelle Howard address Sailors attached to Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 35 during an all-hands call at Naval Air Station North Island. HSM-35 is the Navy’s first operational squadron with both manned and unmanned aircraft assigned. (U. S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Bradley J. Gee/Released)

By Adm. Michelle Howard Vice Chief of Naval Operations Shipmates, When I started my Navy journey in 1978, our service ethos was appealing to me. It is easy to take pride in belonging to an organization that values Honor, Courage and Commitment. As I became an officer I learned and …

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Vice Chief of Naval Operations Visits Boot Camp

GREAT LAKES, Ill. (July 24, 2015) Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO) Adm. Michelle Howard addresses the 709 graduating sailors and more than 2,000 family and friends at the weekly pass-in-review at Midway Ceremonial Drill Hall at Recruit Training Command. Howard visited Recruit Training Command to tour the base and attend a recruit pass-in-review while serving as the ceremony's reviewing officer. (U.S. Navy photo by Brian Walsh/Released)

Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michelle Howard visited Recruit Training Command to tour the base and attend a recruit pass-in-review while serving as the ceremony’s reviewing officer, July 24. Read the full article on Navy.mil   Editor’s note: Navy Live webcasts weekly Recruit Training Command graduations at 9:45 a.m. ET.

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USS – United States Sailor

Adm. Michelle Howard smiles following her historic promotion to the rank of admiral at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial. Howard is the first woman to be promoted to the rank of admiral in the history of the Navy and will assume the duties and responsibilities as the 38th Vice Chief of Naval Operations from Adm. Mark Ferguson. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Peter D. Lawlor/Released)

Editor’s note: This blog was published before Vice Adm. Michelle Howard’s promotion to four-star admiral and assumption of duties as the 38th Vice Chief of Naval Operations on July 1. By Vice Adm. Michelle Howard Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Operations, Plans and Strategy (N3/N5)     On 1 July, I …

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