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Department of the Navy Transforms Energy Use

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In 2009, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced five energy goals designed to transform the Department of the Navy’s energy use to make us better warfighters, deploying next-generation capabilities that increase combat effectiveness, maximize operational flexibility, and better protect our Sailors and Marines. In the videos below, SECNAV explains …

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A Day I’ll Never Forget

Fleet Master Chief (Manpower, Personnel, Training, and Education) April Beldo stands on the bridge of the USS Mississippi (SSN 782) after getting underway on the Virginia-class submarine Jan. 16, 2016.

By Fleet Master Chief April Beldo Manpower, Personnel, Training, and Education (MPT&E) Fleet Master Chief Jan. 16, 2016, was an amazing day. In fact, it was one of the most memorable days of my life and my 32-year naval career. Chief of Naval Personnel, Vice Adm. Bill Moran and I had …

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Building and Programming the Navy’s Surface Vision

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Nov. 17, 2015) Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) steams through the Atlantic after conducting a photo exercise with aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). UNITAS 2015, the U.S. Navy's longest running annual multinational maritime exercise, is part of the Southern Seas deployment planned by U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet. This iteration of UNITAS is conducted in two phases: UNITAS PACIFIC, hosted by Chile in October 2015 and UNITAS Atlantic hosted by Brazil in Nov.. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan Nelson/Released)

By Lt. j.g. Kara Yingling U.S. Navy Office of Information Yesterday, the Surface Navy Association kicked off their 28th annual symposium. This year’s theme is “The Surface Warfare Strategy: A View Beyond the Horizon.” Rear Adm. Peter Fanta, commander, Surface Warfare Division, OPNAV N96, and Maj. Gen. Christopher Owens, director, …

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Adm. Richardson Speaks at National Press Club

WASHINGTON (Jan. 11, 2016) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson delivers remarks as the keynote speaker at a National Press Club luncheon. During the live televised broadcast, Richardson discussed the status of the Navy, with a focus on his strategic guidance, A Design for Maintaining Maritime Superiority. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Nathan Laird/Released)

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson delivered remarks as the keynote speaker at a National Press Club luncheon Jan. 11. During the live broadcast, Richardson discussed the status of the Navy, with a focus on his strategic guidance, A Design for Maintaining Maritime Superiority.  Watch his remarks below.

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