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The History of Veterans Day

By Annalisa Underwood, Naval History and Heritage Command Communication and Outreach Division Veterans Day is a special time of year for many Americans who, in some way, have formed a connection with a veteran or who are veterans themselves. It is a day that brings about a great sense of pride …

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Navy Recruit Graduation: Nov. 6, 2015

GREAT LAKES, Ill. (Nov. 1, 2013) -- Royal Australian Navy Commodore Steve R. W. McDowell, Royal Australian Naval (RAN) Attache, speaks to recruits, staff and family members at the weekly Pass-in-Review (PIR) graduation in the USS Midway Ceremonial Drill Hall on board Recruit Training Command (RTC), the NavyÕs only boot camp, here Nov. 1 McDowell, visiting RTC for the first, toured the commandÕs training facilities, talked with staff members and recruits and was the reviewing officer at the PIR. More than 1,000 recruits officially became Sailors at the weekly graduation. RTC trains more than 40,000 Sailors annually. (Official U.S. Navy photo by Scott A. Thornbloom/Released)

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 …

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Inside the U.S. Navy’s Silent Service

ATLANTIC OCEAN (June 9, 2015) The Virginia-class attack submarine Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) John Warner (SSN 785) conducts sea trials in the Atlantic Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo courtesy of Huntington Ingalls Industries by Chris Oxley/Released)

For enemies of the United States, the U.S. Navy is a frightening adversary; but perhaps the most frightening thing about it is the fact that at any given moment, the Navy’s submarine force is patrolling the deep, carrying deadly weapons and skilled crews anywhere they are needed. The submarine force …

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@USNPeople Weekly Wire Rundown: Nov. 1, 2015

Weekly Wire Rundown open (v3)

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@gmail.com. It can also be …

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Egemen 2015: The Culmination

DOGANBEY, Turkey (Oct. 27, 2015) U.S. Navy Landing Craft Air Cushioned, Assault Craft Unit 4, conduct a joint amphibious assault during exercise Egemen 2015 in Doganbey, Turkey, Oct. 27. Egemen is a Turkish-led and hosted amphibious exercise designed to increase tactical proficiencies and interoperability among participants. The 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit and PHIBRON 4 are deployed to the 6th fleet area of in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Andrew D. Pendracki/ Released)

The following blog is from Col. Robert Fulford, commanding officer, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, speaking on his experience during four day of the Turkish-led and hosted amphibious exercise Egemen 2015, Oct. 27. In April 1915, one of the most iconic battles of World War I occurred on the Gallipoli peninsula, in …

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Egemen 2015: Partnerships Matter

DOGANBEY, Turkey (Oct. 27, 2015) Turkish Marines disembark from a Turkish landing craft while conducting a joint amphibious assault with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit during exercise Egemen 2015 in Doganbey, Turkey, Oct. 27. Egemen is a Turkish-led and hosted amphibious exercise designed to increase tactical proficiencies and interoperability among participants. The 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit is deployed to the 6th fleet area of in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Andrew D. Pendracki/ Released)

The following blog is from Capt. Augustus P. Bennett, commodore, Amphibious Squadron Four, speaking on his experience during the fourth day of the Turkish-led and hosted amphibious exercise Egemen 2015, Oct. 27. As Egemen 2015 comes to a close, the extensive man-hours of exercise planning, beach surveying, current and tidal research, …

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