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Charge Letter from MCPON Smith

I wish I could write every Chief Petty Officer Selectee your own personal charge letter. It would give me great joy to meet all 4,700 of you – look you in the eye, shake your hand and welcome you into our Mess. Since I am unable to do that, please …

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We Serve. We Remember 9/11.

Never forget

Never forget! Today and every day, we remember Sept. 11, 2001 – especially our shipmates who are serving aboard three U.S. Navy ships dedicated and named after the locations where the 9/11 attacks occurred:   🇺🇸  USS New York (LPD 21), named in honor of the City of New York where …

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USS Indiana (SSN 789) Commissioning

The official crest of the Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS Indiana (SSN 789). (U.S. Navy graphic/Released)

The newest Virginia-class attack submarine, USS Indiana (SSN 789), will be commissioned at Port Canaveral, Florida, Sept. 29, 2018. It will be the 16th Virginia-class attack submarine to join the fleet. As the most modern and sophisticated attack submarine in the world, the submarine can operate in both littoral and …

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Six Things You Need to Know about U.S. 2nd Fleet

U.S. 2nd Fleet

From Commander, U.S. 2nd Fleet Public Affairs On Aug. 24, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson presided over the Commander, U.S. 2nd Fleet (C2F) establishment ceremony aboard USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) in Norfolk, Virginia. Vice Adm. Andrew “Woody” Lewis was confirmed by the Senate on June …

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