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@USNPeople Weekly Wire Rundown: Dec. 29, 2016

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The Weekly Wire Rundown is a weekly video blog from the Office of the Chief of Naval Personnel, highlighting the top stories affecting Sailors and their families. The video compliments the print edition of the @USNPeople Weekly Wire, which you can subscribe to by e-mailing mailto:usnpeople.fct@navy.mil. It can also be …

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U.S. Navy Ocean Gliders: Unmanned Underwater Vehicles That Are Improving Our Understanding of the World’s Oceans

By Rear Adm. Tim Gallaudet Oceanographer of the Navy Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command In the wake of multiple news reports about U.S. Navy ocean gliders, there have been numerous questions about these instruments and what they do for the U.S. Navy. Ocean gliders are autonomous underwater vehicles used …

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@USNPeople Weekly Wire Rundown: Dec. 19, 2016

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The Weekly Wire Rundown is a weekly video blog from the Office of the Chief of Naval Personnel, highlighting the top stories affecting Sailors and their families. The video compliments the print edition of the @USNPeople Weekly Wire, which you can subscribe to by e-mailing usnpeople.fct@navy.mil. It can also be …

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Modernizing the Navy’s Mine Hunting Platforms

ARABIAN GULF (Aug. 2, 2016) From left to right, Machinist Mate 1st Class Micah Patterson, Boatswains Mate 1st Class Stephen Wodraska, Engineman 2nd Class Richard Meyer, Mineman 1st Class Coy Tully and Mineman 3rd Class Pete Calvert, assigned to Commander, Task Group 56.1, launch a MK 18 MOD 2 unmanned underwater vehicle from a rigid-hull inflatable boat during Squadex 2016.

By Maj. Gen. Christopher Owens Director, Expeditionary Warfare (OPNAV N95)   Looking out on the future of the Navy’s mine warfare programs the expeditionary community faces the critical challenge of determining the best way to modernize aging mine hunting platforms. It’s an important topic that I discussed at the Mine …

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@USNPeople Weekly Wire Rundown: Dec. 12, 2016

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The Weekly Wire Rundown is a weekly video blog from the Office of the Chief of Naval Personnel, highlighting the top stories affecting Sailors and their families. The video compliments the print edition of the @USNPeople Weekly Wire, which you can subscribe to by e-mailing usnpeople.fct@navy.mil. It can also be …

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#PearlHarbor75: Sailor’s Family Inspires His Future

The 75th commemoration of the Japanese attacks on Pearl Harbor and other U.S. military facilities on Oahu was an opportunity for us to honor the courage, service and sacrifice of the U.S. military personnel present during the attacks. Since the end of World War II, regional powers, including Japan, have …

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