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Chaplain Corps Provides Irreplaceable Services

RADM Brent W. Scott Navy Chief of Chaplains I recently read an opinion article that suggested it would be reasonable to consider what amounts to reducing the religious liberty of service members and their families. The author offered that diminishing the Chaplain Corps would help the Navy meet its $40 …

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Surface Navy Association 2020 National Symposium

Owning Tomorrow’s Fight Today Jan. 14-16, 2020 Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of the 2019 Surface Navy Association National Symposium in Arlington, Virginia, where naval leaders, government officials and members of private industry will discuss a broad range of professional and career issues of importance to the surface warfare community. …

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SECNAV Speeches and Transcripts

The following are transcripts of interviews and prepared remarks from Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly.The most recent additions appear first. All transcripts and recordings from commercial media sources are courtesy of the copyright holder. Jan. 20, 2020: Remarks at the Naming CVN 81 in Honor of Doris …

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SECNAV VECTORS

Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly issues his weekly Vector message to the Department of the Navy workforce on Fridays. Below is the text of each Vector, the most recent appearing first. Revisit this NavyLive blog each week for the latest SECNAV Vector. Vector 12 – Feb. 21, …

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Naval Aviation Focuses on Maintaining Readiness

Editor’s note: As the Program Executive Officer, Tactical Aircraft Programs, Rear Adm. Shane Gahagan serves as the lead for the engineering reform pillar of the Naval Sustainment System-Aviation. In his column below, he summarizes some of the process improvements that are designed to sustain readiness. By Rear Adm. Shane Gahagan, …

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USS Gerald R. Ford Returns to Norfolk

By Capt. John J. Cummings, Commanding Officer, USS Gerald R. Ford Today, the mighty warship USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) returned home to Naval Station Norfolk for the first time in 15 months, marking the official completion of our post-shakedown availability (PSA) at Huntington Ingalls Industries-Newport News Shipbuilding. Fifteen …

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