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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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MCPON’s Veterans Day Message

131023-N-IV546-014 NORFOLK (Oct. 23, 2013) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens meets with the USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) chiefs mess following an all-hands call alongside Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert aboard the aircraft carrier. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Thomas L. Rosprim/Released)

By Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (AW/NAC) Mike D. Stevens Veterans, Shipmates and Navy Families, Monday, we honor those who have stood the watch, pay respect to those who have given the ultimate sacrifice, and say thanks to those currently in uniform. There have always been men and women …

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PCU Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) Christening Ceremony

Thousands of shipbuilders, sailors and Ford family and friends gathered Nov. 9 for the christening of nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78). Photo by Ricky Thompson

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of christening of the Navy’s newest aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), the first ship of the next-generation class of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers. The ship was christened during a ceremony Nov. 9 ceremony at Huntington-Ingalls Industries Newport News shipyard, Newport News, Va. [dciframe]http://cdn.livestream.com/embed/usnavy?layout=4&clip=pla_fb22b355-4a44-4e3b-90ed-d0c867379b83&color=0xe7e7e7&autoPlay=false&mute=false&iconColorOver=0x888888&iconColor=0x777777&allowchat=false&height=340&width=560,561,341[/dciframe] Before …

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Why Partnerships Matter

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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