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Pacific Priorities

By Vice Adm. Bill Moran Chief of Naval Personnel Wanted to share some feedback from my recent trip to Japan and Hawaii – my first chance to engage as CNP with OCONUS Sailors.  Our national and naval leaders have made it clear that this is where our presence matters a …

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Battle of Midway: Sea of White

More than 200 Sailors and Marines attend a wreath laying ceremony at the Navy Memorial to commemorate the 71st anniversary of the Battle of Midway, June 4, 2013. The Battle of Midway was the turning point in the Pacific theater of World War II and set the stage for the United States victory over Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Gina K Morrissette/Released)

Welcome to Navy Live coverage of the “Sea of White” – a wreath laying ceremony at the Navy Memorial on June 4 to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the Battle of Midway. The Battle of Midway was the turning point in the Pacific theater of World War II and set the stage …

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Battle of Midway: Naval War College Lecture

Photo illustration of Battle of Midway with Department of Navy seal

The Naval War College commemorated June 3 the Battle of Midway with a lecture by historian and author Jonathan Parshall, co-author of the book “Shattered Sword: The Untold Story of the Battle of Midway.” Making extensive use of untapped Japanese primary sources, including Imperial Japanese operation records, Parshall reconstructed the actual sequence …

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