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Navy Foreign Affairs Officers: Building Partnerships through Presence

By Capt. Reginald Baker U.S. Naval Attaché, Chile The U.S. Navy Foreign Affairs Officer (FAO) program is still relatively young compared to other Navy communities. However, the effects of this small cadre of highly skilled foreign affairs experts/diplomats are already being felt throughout DoD agencies and staffs; U.S Embassies; and …

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SECNAV Discusses Navy Presence

Secretary of the Navy the Honorable Ray Mabus delivers the keynote address during a tri-service commissioning ceremony at Harvard University, May 23, 2012. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Sam Shavers/Released)

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will discuss “The Navy and Marine Corps Today: Presence Matters” Friday, February 28 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Center for Strategic & International Studies. Below is a webcast from CSIS. [dciframe]http://www.ustream.tv/embed/2881694?v=3,561px,341px[/dciframe]

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Nimitz Gray Book Unveiling

Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN,Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Areas (standing) Confers with (from left to right) General Douglas MacArthur, President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Admiral William D. Leahy concerning future moves in the war against Japan, during the President's visit to Hawaii, 26 July-10 August 1944. Official U.S. Navy Photograph

The Naval War College Library in Newport, R.I. publicly unveiled online the 4,000-page “Gray Book” collection of Fleet Adm. Chester Nimitz communications that started in the wake of the Pearl Harbor attack and ran right up until the closing days of the war. The event was held Monday, Feb. 24 …

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San Diego Fleet Energy Training Event: Squeezing Capability—and Forward Presence—Out of Each Gallon and Kilowatt Hour

Naval Base San Diego, which has numerous several energy efficiency projects aboard, hosted the first Fleet Energy Training Event on Feb 11.

By Rear Adm. Kevin Slates Director, Chief of Naval Operations Energy and Environmental Readiness Division I was fortunate to be able to participate in a “Fleet Energy Training Event” last week, the first of its kind to target Fleet-wide energy training and awareness for the warfighter. My hat goes off to …

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