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Being There Matters: Growing Partnerships

By Capt. Marc Lederer APS Mission Commander aboard USNS Spearhead Today we wrapped up three weeks of Africa Maritime Law Enforcement Partnership (AMLEP) operations with our Ghanaian partners, during which small teams operating in rigid-hull, inflatable boats off USNS Spearhead boarded several small fishing boats found illegally operating in Ghana’s …

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The Promise of Service

Chief of Naval Personnel Vice Adm. Bill Moran testifies before the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on personnel and the tone of the force, April 9, 2014. Seated with Moran is U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Samuel D. Cox, deputy chief of staff for manpower, personnel and services; and Lt. Gen. Robert Milstead, Marine Corps deputy commandant for manpower and reserve affairs. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Martin L. Carey/Released)

By Vice Adm. Bill Moran Chief of Naval Personnel Over the last two months, much of your Navy leadership has spent a significant amount of energy explaining our fiscal year ’15 budget submission to Congress – what it means for you and your family, today and into the future. In …

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Game-Changing Navy Technologies

Air Traffic Controller 2nd Class Jared Regala trains Air Traffic Controller 2nd Class Mitchell Mason on proper procedures for tracking radar signatures in the air traffic control center aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), Sept. 6, 2013. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Edward Guttierrez III/Released)

By Naval History and Heritage Command When it comes to cutting-edge technology, the U.S. Navy is often the one sharpening the tip of the spear. The Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Exposition ended Wednesday, a meeting of the greatest minds among the military, defense industries and private-sector companies. Many of the Navy’s greatest …

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Energy Independence and the Warfighter

By Vice Adm. Phil Cullom
 Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Fleet Readiness and Logistics Dr. Heather Willauer and her team at the Naval Research Laboratory recently announced technology they developed that converts seawater to a liquid hydrocarbon fuel. In a proof of concept test using the molecularly restructured seawater, …

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Live Coverage of Sea-Air-Space 2014

Sea-AIr-Space 2014 logo

Live coverage of senior Navy officials’ participation at Sea-Air-Space 2014 will be provided April 7 to 9 across multiple digital platforms – live streaming video, audio and tweets. Under the theme “The Sea Services: Forward. Mobile. Ready,” Sea-Air-Space will showcase demonstrations highlighting the latest maritime-related technologies and solutions, and will …

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Memorial Service for MA2 Mark Mayo

An undated file photo of Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Mark A. Mayo. Mayo, 24, was killed during a shooting incident at Naval Station Norfolk Monday, March 24. Mayo was assigned to Naval Security Forces at Naval Station Norfolk. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

A memorial service honoring Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Mark A. Mayo will be held April 7, 10 a.m. EDT at Naval Station Norfolk. Mayo, 24, was killed during a shooting incident at Naval Station Norfolk Monday, March 24. He was assigned to Naval Security Forces, Naval Station Norfolk. A Hagerstown, Md., …

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Investing in Energy Efficiency

New energy efficient lighting and windows are installed at Naval Surface Warfare Center Corona Building 519.

By Capt. Pat Rios Director, CNIC Facilities and Environmental In the last two years (Fiscal Years 2012-2013), the Navy invested more $900 million to make our shore facilities and utilities systems more energy efficient. Based on these targeted investments, we expect to see an additional 9 percent reduction in our …

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