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USS Minnesota (SSN 783) Commissioning

The Navy’s 10th Virginia-class attack submarine, USS Minnesota (SSN 783), was commissioned during a ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Va., on Sept. 7. [dciframe]http://cdn.livestream.com/embed/usnavy?layout=4&clip=pla_9dd0f9c0-ad60-4a76-aa55-870dbe8065a3&color=0xe7e7e7&autoPlay=false&mute=false&iconColorOver=0x888888&iconColor=0x777777&allowchat=false&height=341&width=560,561px,341px[/dciframe] The following was a moderated chat of the commissioning. [dciframe] http://www.coveritlive.com/index2.php/option=com_altcaster/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=15c98114c4/height=500/width=599,600,500,1,no,border:3px;[/dciframe] Congratulate Minnesota’s crew by leaving a comment below!

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Navy Recruit Graduation: Sept. 6, 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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USS Theodore Roosevelt Rejoins the Fleet

The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) returns to homeport at Naval Station Norfolk for the first time in four years, Aug. 29. Theodore Roosevelt was redelivered to the U.S. Navy following successful sea trials that tested the ship's systems after its refueling and complex overhaul at Newport News Shipbuilding. (U.S. Navy photo courtesy of Huntington Ingalls Industries by Ricky Thompson/Released)

By Rear Adm. Tom Moore Program Executive Officer, Aircraft Carriers On Thursday, USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) returned to the fleet to her homeport of Norfolk, Va., following her nearly four year refueling and complex overhaul at Newport News Shipbuilding and a very successful sea trial. As program executive officer …

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Navy and Marine Life: Environmental Permits to Enable Vital Training and Testing

The guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), left, conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198) in the Atlantic Ocean, Aug. 5, 2013. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tony D. Curtis/Released)

By Rear Adm. Kevin R. Slates  Director, Chief of Naval Operations Energy and Environmental Readiness Division Today, the Navy releases the final environmental impact statements that will allow us to continue training and testing in the waters off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts, Hawaii, and in the Gulf of Mexico. As …

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Navy Recruit Graduation: Aug. 30, 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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