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Battle of Midway: Information dominance’s legacy

This week, the Navy is commemorating the 71st anniversary of the Battle of Midway. The battle, which took place June 4 to 7, 1942, changed the course of the war in the Pacific and highlighted naval aviation’s vast capabilities. In this blog, the co-leads for the Navy’s Information Dominance Corps explain …

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A Navy Hero Returns to Iwo Jima

Chief Motor Machinist’s Mate Oscar Thomasson was part of the initial assault during the Battle for Iwo Jima when he was a 2nd class petty officer. He survived the battle and went on to raise a family in Kansas, ultimately passing away Dec. 22, 2006 at the age of 80. …

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