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USS Rushmore Aids 65 People at Sea

MAKASSAR STRAIT (June 10, 2015) A Sailor takes a woman to medical staff aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Rushmore (LSD 47).

USS Rushmore (LSD 47) rendered assistance to 65 people on makeshift bamboo rafts in the waters between the Indonesian islands of Kalimantan and Sulawesi June 10. Shipboard lookouts spotted the distressed persons waving orange and white flags. Rushmore’s commanding officer, Cmdr. Thomas Stephens, ordered the launch of a small boat with …

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This Week in YOUR Navy: July 12-18

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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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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Partnerships Matter: RIMPAC 2014 Gets Underway

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The future is maritime partnerships. The world’s navies must be able to come together quickly to work on common interests and things that are important worldwide. The Rim of the Pacific Exercise 2014 is an example of that. Twenty-two nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft …

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