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2018: A year of increased U.S. Navy lethality and capacity, strengthened alliances and partnerships, reforms

By Jason Kelly Digital Media Engagement Manager, U.S. Navy Office of Information As 2019 gets underway, we’re looking back at 2018 across our fleet with our year in pictures — snapshots of our U.S. Navy Sailors protecting the homeland and preserving America’s strategic influence around the world. We couldn’t highlight …

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State Funeral of Former President George H.W. Bush

Former President George H.W. Bush will be honored with a state funeral at the Washington National Cathedral, Dec. 5, 2018. Among America’s few seafaring presidents, Bush passed away Nov. 30 at his Houston, Texas home at the age of 94. Live video is scheduled to begin 11 a.m. (EST) Bush enlisted …

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Forged and Ready: Chung-Hoon Legacy

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 10, 2015) The guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) fires an SM-2 missile during a live-fire exercise. Sailors from the John C. Stennis Strike Group were participating in a sustainment training exercise (SUSTEX) to prepare for future deployments. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan Jiang/Released)

By Rear Adm. Brian Fort Commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific Those who adapt can overcome. Consider the namesake of our Pearl Harbor-homeported USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93), Rear Adm. Gordon Paiea Chung-Hoon. Forged from the sea and seasoned in war, Chung-Hoon was a lieutenant assigned to …

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USS Portland (LPD 27) Commissioning

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Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of the commissioning of the Navy’s newest amphibious transport dock, USS Portland (LPD 27). Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan will deliver the ceremony’s principal address. Bonnie Amos, wife of the 35th commandant of the Marine Corps, retired Gen. James F. Amos, serves …

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