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Adm. Bruce Clingan, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, meets with Chief of the South African Navy Vice Adm. Johannes Refiloe Mudimu.

By Adm. Bruce W. Clingan Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Africa, Commander, Allied Joint Force Command, Naples   I had an opportunity to travel to Pretoria and Cape Town, South Africa recently and met with Vice Adm. Johannes Refiloe Mudimu, Chief of the South African Navy in …

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Sailors Participate in Veterans Week NYC 2013

NEW YORK (Nov. 2, 2009) Coast Guard Marine Safety and Security Team Boston and New York City Police Department marine and air units escort the amphibious transport dock ship Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) New York (LPD 21) into New York Harbor. The ship has 7.5 tons of steel salvaged from the World Trade Center towers forged into her bow, and will be used to support humanitarian, amphibious assault, special operations and expeditionary warfare missions around the world. New York is the sixth U.S. Navy ship named for the state and will be homeported in Norfolk, Va. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Barbara L. Patton/Released)

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of U.S. Navy Sailors’ participation in Veterans Week NYC 2013 in New York City, which honors the service and sacrifice of all American veterans. Sailors from local commands in Manhattan, the Bronx, Long Island and New Jersey will be joined by Secretary of the Navy …

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Navy’s Most Advanced Aircraft Carrier Ready for Christening

Newport News Shipbuilding begins flooding Dry Dock 12 to float the first in class aircraft carrier, Pre-Commissioning Unit Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78).

By Rear Adm. Tom Moore Program Executive Officer for Aircraft Carriers Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) will be christened Saturday in Newport News, Va., by Mrs. Susan Ford Bales, CVN 78’s sponsor and daughter of the late president. The christening of the ship comes after more than 12 years of …

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Navy Recruit Graduation: Nov. 8, 2013

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 how Recruit Training Command transforms civilians …

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PCU Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) – Building a Giant

Newport News Shipbuilding employees decorate the aircraft carrier Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) in ceremonial attire for its scheduled christening Nov 9.

Newport News Shipbuilding will christen the nation’s newest aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) during a ceremony on-site where the ship is being constructed on Saturday, November 9, 2013. President Gerald R. Ford was the 38th President of the United States. His daughter, Susan Ford Bales, will serve as the ship’s …

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PCU Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) – Ready For the Future

Newport News Shipbuilding begins flooding Dry Dock 12 to float the first in class aircraft carrier, Pre-Commissioning Unit Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78).

On Saturday, November 9, 2013, Newport News Shipbuilding will christen the nation’s newest aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) during a ceremony on-site where the ship is being constructed. President Gerald R. Ford was the 38th President of the United States. His daughter, Susan Ford Bales, will serve as the ship’s …

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