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Mississippi Gulf Coast Hosts Navy Week 2017

BILOXI, Miss.: The U.S. Navy Southeast Marching Band participates in the Mississippi Bicentennial and Navy Week celebration parade at Centennial Plaza in Gulfport, Mississippi. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Alex Van’tLeven/Released)

The third Navy Week of 2017 was held March 31-April 8 along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The week long event commenced with the Mississippi Bicentennial Celebration. Dozens of events coordinated by the Navy, brought interactive displays and participants from The U.S. Navy Parachute Team “The Leap Frogs”, EOD teams, Seabees, …

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Celebrating Navy Week in Austin

Sailors assigned to USS Constitution parade the colors at Texas University’s UFCU Disch-Falk Field during Navy Week Austin. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Timothy Schumaker/Released)

Texas’ capital hosted members of the U.S. Navy during Austin Navy Week. As ceremonies started, Gov. Greg Abbott delivered a proclamation to Navy Vice Chief of Information Rear Adm. Robert Durand declaring March 18-24 as Navy Week. Navy Week Austin is the second of 15 Navy Weeks.  in 2017.  The Navy …

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Faces of the Fleet

Logistics Specialist 3rd Class John Carlos stands bridge phone talker watch aboard USS Ross (DDG 71) during sea and anchor detail as the ship pulls into Rota, Spain. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Stumberg/Released)

“Faces of the Fleet” is a collection of images of Sailors serving our country in the greatest and most technologically advanced Navy in the world. These fine men and women are leading from the deck plates and completing missions around the globe. This is your fleet and these are your …

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Faces of the Fleet

Chief Sonar Technician (Surface) Mark Strouse, from Mansfield, Ohio, stands watch in the Combat Information Center (CIC) aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Justin R. DiNiro/Released)

  “Faces of the Fleet” is a collection of images of Sailors serving our country in the greatest and most technologically advanced Navy in the world. These fine men and women are leading from the deck plates and completing missions around the globe. This is your fleet and these are …

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Why Navy History Matters to Illinois

Illinois Infographic

By Alexis Cutler, Intern Naval History and Heritage Command Communication and Outreach Division Illinois’ Navy Ship History Did you know the second Navy vessel to bear the name USS Illinois is planned to enter the Fleet in 2016? Illinois’ first Navy ship was the battleship USS Illinois (BB-7). Commissioned on …

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America’s Navy-preserving our way of life

The following post first appeared in the Albuquerque Journal on October 7, 2011 and was written by Rear Adm. Michael W. Broadway, special assistant to the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance and the senior Navy representative during Albuquerque Navy Week. It’s Navy Week in Albuquerque this week. This week’s …

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