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Mine Warfare in the construct of BALTOPS

Rear Adm. Scott Robertson Commander of the BALTOPS 2019 Mine Warfare Task Group (CTG 162.60) Commander Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (SMWDC) Mine warfare (MIW) is a critical warfare capability that the U.S. Navy, our allies, and our partners take seriously in an era of great power competition. …

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Recruit Graduation: January 25, 2019

GREAT LAKES, Ill. (November 10, 2016) Navy foreign officers from the Naval Staff College (NSC) in Newport, Rhode Island, watch as a recruit division passes in front of them standing in the dais during a pass-in-review graduation ceremony at the U. S. Navy’s only boot camp, Recruit Training Command (RTC), November 10, 2016. The group of 30 naval officers toured RTC to observe how American Sailors are trained. The NSC brings together a group of distinguished international officers from diverse cultures and ideologies who share maritime traditions, experiences, and challenges. The knowledge gained in the classroom at the NSC, when combined with the professional development experiences that are offered, produces the finest graduate-level education for mid-grade officers in the world. (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 how …

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The G.O.A.T.: Fighting to remain greatest Navy of all time

Army-Navy 2018 Football Game

When the U.S. Naval Academy football team takes on West Point’s Black Knights for the 2018 Army-Navy Game, the midshipmen will be wearing a uniform that honors their rivalry and draws on an emblem of pride – Bill the Goat, USNA’s mascot. So, for this 119th playing of America’s Game, …

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Under Secretary Modly’s Remarks at USS Sioux City Commissioning

Below are Under Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly’s remarks at the commissioning of USS Sioux City (LCS 11) at the U.S. Naval Academy, Nov. 17. Thank you, XO for that kind introduction. Sen. Ernst, Adm. Richardson, Mrs. Winnefeld, Mayor Pro Tempore Don Moore and Sioux City Council members, Annapolis Mayor …

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Elections Present Questions, but DoD Has Answers

Vote

By Yonca Poyraz-Dogan Navy Office of Information As midterm elections are at the door, some guidance on the use of social media, military support of political activities and use of government sources could help to distinguish between official business and activities of candidates. Additionally, how about what to avoid while …

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Special Report: Hurricane Florence

Satellite image of Hurricane Florence before coming ashore.

Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina, Sept. 14, as a Category 1 storm with significant flooding forecasted. Prior to the storm’s arrival, the Department of Defense proactively positioned forces across the full spectrum of DoD capabilities at every level – by air, by sea and by land – to respond …

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