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YOUR Navy Today

On any given day, in your Navy, our team of more than 600,000 professional Sailors and Civilians are working together around the globe to perform our mission: deter aggression and, if deterrence fails, win our Nation’s wars. It is not possible to share every aspect of this global team but, through this …

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‘Holiday Salute’ Details Military Dedication, Sacrifice

The following post is written by Mike Gooding, the military and political reporter for WVEC TV-13, the ABC affiliate in Norfolk, Va.  An award-winning journalist, Gooding has covered the military in Hampton Roads for more than 20 years. During that time he’s been a primary contributor to WVEC’s annual broadcast …

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Fort Meade Naval Officer Has Chance to Give the Gift of Life

This blog post is written by Lt. Cmdr. John Schofield, a Navy Public Affairs Officer stationed at the Defense Information School in, Fort Meade, Maryland. A little over two years ago, I helped the Senior Medical Officer (SMO) on my ship organize a bone marrow registry drive.  There were close …

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7th Fleet Relief Support Update (March 21)

From U.S. 7th Fleet Public Affairs USS BLUE RIDGE, At Sea (March 21, 2011) – A total of 12,750 personnel, 20 ships, and 140 aircraft of U.S. 7th Fleet are continuing to participate in Operation Tomodachi. Today, utilizing 14 helicopters, the fleet delivered more than 47 tons of relief supplies …

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TOP 10: Navy Stories of 2010

In 2010, the Navy News Service staff published nearly 6,000 stories on Navy.mil with subjects ranging from women serving aboard submarines to Navy green energy initiatives to global exercises to humanitarian relief in Pakistan and Haiti. Those stories along with photos, video and social media posts kept you updated with the …

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