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LCS Virtual Training a Reality

The U.S. Navy has the most advanced and complex aircraft, submarines, unmanned vehicles and weapon systems that enable our Sailors to defend our nation. The Navy’s newest class of ship, the littoral combat ship, is a huge part of what makes the U.S. Navy unique and, with their new virtual training, …

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Renewable Energy Initiatives

Solar panels form part of the Renewable Hydrogen Fueling and Production Station on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. It is the only hydrogen station in Hawaii and about 30 hydrogen-powered vehicles use the JBPHH station. (U.S. Navy Photograph by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Daniel Barker/Released)

By Capt. Pat Rios Director, CNIC Facilities and Environmental Throughout the Navy Shore enterprise, we’re engaging in renewable initiatives.  These range from a public-private geothermal power plant that provides enough power for 180,000 homes in California, to replacing nearly 2,000 street and parking lights with Solar LED lights on Naval …

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Secretary of the Navy Benjamin F. Stoddert

Secretary of the Navy Benjamin F. Stoddert

By Dr. Randy Papadopoulos Navy Secretariat Historian In 1798, a war in Europe threatened American ships around the world with capture, and French representatives offered to negotiate safe passage only if the U.S. government paid them bribes first. American envoys rejected the corrupt invitation, but a French warship escalated the …

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Answering Advancement Questions

By Vice Adm. Bill Moran Chief of Naval Personnel     Next week we will announce the names of about 20,000 Sailors selected for advancement to E-4 to E6. Sailors and COs routinely ask about the notification process –answers to two of the most frequent are below: Q: Why not …

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Navy Recruit Graduation: May 9, 2014

Recruit Division 191 enters the USS Midway Ceremonial Drill Hall at the beginning of a pass-in-review graduation ceremony at Recruit Training Command.

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 …

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