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Ike’s Awakening

By Capt. Paul C. Spedero Jr. Commanding officer, USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) Recently, we shared the video “Sea Wars: the Ike Awakens” with the world, and judging by the more than one million views, many of you enjoyed it as much as I did. In addition to being …

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@USNPeople Weekly Wire Rundown: Dec. 13, 2015

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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@gmail.com. It can also be …

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Lafayette Returns!

SUEZ CANAL (Dec. 7, 2015) The French navy nuclear aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle (R91) transits the Suez Canal as it enters the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. Commander, French Maritime Force, Rear Adm. René-Jean Crignola, embarked aboard Charles de Gaulle, took command of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command’s Task Force 50 Dec. 7. CTF 50 plans and conducts strike operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (Official French navy photo/Released)

By Vice Adm. Kevin Donegan Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command; Commander, U.S. Fifth Fleet and Commander, Combined Maritime Forces On December 7th, travelers near the Suez Canal witnessed an incredible sight as the French nuclear-powered aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle (R 91) led a flotilla of warships from France, …

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@USNPeople Weekly Wire Rundown: Dec. 6, 2015

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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@gmail.com. It can also be …

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Navy Recruit Graduation: Dec. 4, 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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