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Navy Recruit Graduation: Feb. 6, 2015

GREAT LAKES, Ill. (Nov. 1, 2013) -- Royal Australian Navy Commodore Steve R. W. McDowell, Royal Australian Naval (RAN) Attache, speaks to recruits, staff and family members at the weekly Pass-in-Review (PIR) graduation in the USS Midway Ceremonial Drill Hall on board Recruit Training Command (RTC), the NavyÕs only boot camp, here Nov. 1 McDowell, visiting RTC for the first, toured the commandÕs training facilities, talked with staff members and recruits and was the reviewing officer at the PIR. More than 1,000 recruits officially became Sailors at the weekly graduation. RTC trains more than 40,000 Sailors annually. (Official U.S. Navy photo by Scott A. Thornbloom/Released)

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of Recruit Training Command’s graduation, Pass-In Review. It is a formal military ceremony that honors a Sailor’s hard work and dedication to a new way of life. Pass-In-Review also ties together the future of the Navy with our long-held naval traditions and customs. Read how …

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Department of Navy Fiscal Year (FY)16 Budget: Where it Matters; When it Matters… Resourcing the Navy Marine Corps Team.

By Rear Admiral William Lescher Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Budget Today the Department of the Navy submitted our FY16 budget request of $161.0 billion to Congress. Here’s what it means for the Navy. In a challenging fiscal context, this request provides the investment required for the Navy and …

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Navy Recruit Graduation: Jan. 30, 2015

Vice Adm. Robin Braun, Chief of Naval Reserves, inspects a recruit drill platoon at the weekly pass-in-review graduation at Recruit Training Command (RTC). RTC trains more than 37,000 Sailors annually. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Doug Mappin/Released)

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of Recruit Training Command’s graduation, Pass-In Review. It is a formal military ceremony that honors a Sailor’s hard work and dedication to a new way of life. Pass-In-Review also ties together the future of the Navy with our long-held naval traditions and customs. Read how …

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Navy’s Mobile Landing Platform Demonstrates Key Capabilities

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Sept. 25, 2014) Preparations are made to raise the vehicle transfer ramp of the Military Sealift Command mobile landing platform USNS Montford Point (MLP 1) to connect with the platform of the vehicle cargo ship USNS Bob Hope (T-AKR 300) during Montford Point's post-delivery test and trials. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

By Captain Henry Stevens Strategic and Theater Sealift Program Manager, Program Executive Office, Ships Over months of at-sea testing, USNS Montford Point (MLP 1), the first ship of our Navy’s class of Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) demonstrated exceptional capabilities and inherent flexibility during her participation in a series of Post-Delivery …

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Navy Recruit Graduation: Jan. 23, 2015

Vice Adm. Robin Braun, Chief of Naval Reserves, inspects a recruit drill platoon at the weekly pass-in-review graduation at Recruit Training Command (RTC). RTC trains more than 37,000 Sailors annually. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Doug Mappin/Released)

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of Recruit Training Command’s graduation, Pass-In Review. It is a formal military ceremony that honors a Sailor’s hard work and dedication to a new way of life. Pass-In-Review also ties together the future of the Navy with our long-held naval traditions and customs. Read how …

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Sustaining the World’s Most Capable Submarine Force

By Rear Admiral Charles A. “Chas” Richard Commander, Submarine Group 10; Enlisted Women in Submarines Task Force Commander Today, an historical NAVADMIN was released, and I’m pleased to announce that the Navy will commence integration of enlisted women into the submarine service.  Integrating female enlisted Sailors into the Submarine Force …

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