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@USNPeople Weekly Wire Rundown: March 14, 2015

Weekly Wire Rundown

The Weekly Wire Rundown is a weekly video blog from the Office of the Chief of Naval Personnel, highlighting the top stories affecting Sailors and their families. The video compliments the print edition of the @USNPeople Weekly Wire, which you can subscribe to by e-mailing usnpeople@gmail.com. It can also be …

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You Asked… The Blue Angels Answered

The U.S. Navy fight demonstration squadron, the Blue Angels, demonstrate choreographed flight skills during the annual Joint Service Open House at Joint Base Andrews, Md., May 19, 2012. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Todd Frantom/Released)

You asked, and the U.S. Navy Blue Angels answered! Following up from a Blue Angels post last week on our Facebook Page, we answered a fan question each day ahead of the flight demonstration squadron’s first airshow performance in El Centro, Calif., on March 14. Below are the questions and answers. Thanks to everyone …

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The Iwo Jima Legacy Lives

U.S. troops near Coast Guard and Navy landing craft unload supplies to the blackened sands of Iwo Jima, a few hours after the Marines had wrested their foothold on the vital island, March 1945. (Department of Defense photo)

By Captain Dana Gordon Commanding Officer, USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) As executive officer and now commanding officer of USS Iwo Jima, I have always been very proud and honored to serve aboard a ship with such a powerful namesake. February 19th until March 26th marks the 70th anniversary of …

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80 Years of Excellence for the Navy Information Warfare/Cryptology Community

By Master Chief Cryptologic Technician Collection, James D. Eaton Lead Chief Petty Officer, Navy Cryptologic Office (N9), U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. TENTH Fleet Happy 80th anniversary of the founding of the Navy’s cryptologic/information warfare community!  March 11, 1935 marked the standup of the Navy’s Communications Security Group, which was later …

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#NavyInnovates in the Arctic

A Coast Guard C-130 flies over the Arctic Ocean during an Office of Naval Research-sponsored study of the changing sea ice, ocean and atmosphere, Sept. 26, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by John F. Williams/Released)

By Dr. Martin Jeffries Office of Naval Research Arctic Science Advisor and Program Officer for Arctic and Global Prediction Something is afoot in the Arctic, and computer models predict that we can expect further changes, including even less sea ice — perhaps no ice at all — at the end …

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A Great Day to go Flying

Rear Adm. JR Haley, Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic, walks to an MH-53E "Sea Dragon" helicopter from HM-14 with Lt. Cmdr. Nathaniel Hathaway and Lt. Christopher Kenefic at Naval Station Norfolk.

By Rear Adm. J.R. Haley Commander, Naval Air Force, Atlantic I joined one of the Navy’s MH-53E “Sea Dragon” squadrons at Naval Station Norfolk to fly with the HM-14 Vanguards. It was a great day to go flying, but more importantly a chance to meet some of the outstanding Sailors …

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