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This Week in YOUR Navy: July 5-11

ARABIAN GULF (July 8, 2014) The amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19), left, and the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE-5) participate in a replenishment-at-sea.

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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Plank Owner’s Perspective – USS Mississippi (SSN 782)

A plankowner for the future USS Mississippi (SSN 782) and native of the state for which she is named, Sonar Technician 1st Class Joshua Bordelon is a third generation Sailor to serve in the U.S. Navy. His father served in the Submarine force and his grandfather served during the Korean War. A Sailor for more than 13 years, STS1 Bordelon talks about what it means to him to be serving aboard this new submarine. A ship whose pedigree includes a sidewheel frigate that saw action in the Civil War and a World War II battleship that earned eight battle stars.

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