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Adm. Michelle Howard smiles following her historic promotion to the rank of admiral at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial. Howard is the first woman to be promoted to the rank of admiral in the history of the Navy and will assume the duties and responsibilities as the 38th Vice Chief of Naval Operations from Adm. Mark Ferguson. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Peter D. Lawlor/Released)

Editor’s note: This blog was published before Vice Adm. Michelle Howard’s promotion to four-star admiral and assumption of duties as the 38th Vice Chief of Naval Operations on July 1. By Vice Adm. Michelle Howard Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Operations, Plans and Strategy (N3/N5)     On 1 July, I …

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Aerographer’s Mates Celebrate 90 Years

The first class of aerographers to graduate from the Naval Aerological Class at NAS Anacostia, 1925. They were called "aerographers" until 1942 when they became aerographer's mates. (U.S. Navy photo)

By Rear Adm. Tim Gallaudet Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command July 1, 2014, is the 90th birthday of the Aerographer’s Mate or AG rating, established for the Navy’s fledgling aviation enterprise to ensure the Navy had a dependable source of weather forecasting for aviation safety. Formal instruction in aviation-related …

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In Honor of Heroes: Washington Navy Yard Ceremony

The Naval District Washington logo modified with the traditional black band to honor the 12 victims of the Sept. 16th shooting at the Washington Navy Yard building 197. U.S. Navy graphic illustration by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Martin L. Carey/Released)

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will host an awards ceremony Monday to honor the lives lost and recognize heroic actions during the tragic event on Sept. 16, 2013, at the Washington Navy Yard. Live video is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. (EDT) June 23. [dciframe]http://www.navy.mil/navymil-live-jwplayer-web4.html,614px,498px[/dciframe]

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Leading Workplace Diversity & Inclusion

By Rear Adm. Elizabeth Train Office of Naval Intelligence Diversity is about leadership.  One indicator that the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) is on the right track is the establishment of ONI’s first Diversity & Inclusion Council on August 7, 2013.  This formal organization enables every employee in the ONI …

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