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What is Our Navy’s Role? What does Our Future Hold?

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By Adm. John Richardson Chief of Naval Operations America is a maritime nation, and our prosperity is tied to our ability to operate freely in the maritime environment. Today’s strategic environment is increasingly globalized and increasingly competitive. Global systems are used more, stressed more and contested more. The maritime system, …

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Staying Out of Trouble During March Madness

By Lt. Kathy Paradis U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps Mid-March generally brings to mind warmer temperatures, longer days, and perhaps a little luck o’ the Irish. For many sports fans, it also marks the beginning of one of the most wonderful times of the year: the NCAA March Madness …

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CNO Testifies on FY17 Navy Budget Proposal

WASHINGTON (March 2, 2016) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson testifies before the Senate Appropriations Committee on Defense (SAC-D) about the Department of Navy's fiscal year 2017 budget and posture. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Armando Gonzales/Released)

On March 2, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson testified before the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee-Defense with Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert Neller about the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps’ FY17 budget request. Below are Adm. Richardson’s opening remarks. I am honored and humbled for the …

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Top U.S. Navy Facebook Videos of 2015

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As we countdown to 2016, we’re looking back at 2015. These were the most watched videos posted on the Navy’s Facebook Page in 2015: Fifth Most Watched U.S. Navy Facebook Video POSTED JULY 8, 2015: U.S. Navy Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) conducted night flight operations, July 7. The ship was deployed to the U.S. …

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Top U.S. Navy YouTube Videos of 2015

As we countdown to 2016, we’re looking back at 2015. These were the most watched videos posted on the Navy’s YouTube Channel in 2015: Fifth Most Watched U.S. Navy YouTube Video 265,553 views OVER THE SOUTH CHINA SEA (May 20, 2015) Sailors assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 45 conducted flight operations …

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OPM Data Breach: Deckplate Training for Navy Sailors

NAVADMIN 191/15 was released Aug. 14 by Vice Adm. Ted N. Branch, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, Information Dominance, OPNAV N2N6. REF/A/MSG/ALNAV052/15// REF/B/MSG/ALNAV056/15// NARR/ REF A IS ALNAV 52/15 OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT DATA BREACH. REF B IS ALNAV 56/15 OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT DATA BREACH LIST OF AFFECTED PERSONNEL GROWS.// This NAVADMIN points to …

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OPM Data Breach Information

From Department of Navy Chief Information Officer In April 2015, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) became aware of a cybersecurity incident affecting its systems and data that may have compromised the personal information of current and former federal employees. (Incident #1) OPM began conducting notifications to affected individuals using …

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Latest Info for Sailors and Families on ISIS List

The Director of Navy Staff sent the following message to all Navy Units: As you are all aware, this week 36 of our shipmates’ names and addresses were posted on a website claiming to be friendly to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) cause. While Department of Defense …

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Four Things to Know about Operations Security and Your Privacy

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Online searches. Public records. Social media. And more. Each presents a unique challenge to protect Operations Security and your privacy. It’s always a good time to ensure you’re practicing good habits to better protect both. Below are four things to know about OPSEC and your privacy. 1) You should be careful about sharing …

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