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The Great Middle East Aviation Adventure

The following is a post by our guest blogger, LTJG Jeff Ryan who is currently winding down his deployment with the 2515th Navy Air Ambulance Detachment. When my unit left San Diego six months ago we were well prepared for what we would face on deployment. But as I have …

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America’s Navy: 10 years later

This is the fourth blog post written by Rear Admiral Craig Faller, Commander, Carrier Strike Group Three, while on a seven-month deployment in the Pacific. On the morning of 9-11-2001 I was in Command of USS STETHEM (DDG 63).  Standing centerline on the ship’s bridge we were passing directly under …

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One day closer

This blog post, written on Sunday August 14, 2011, is the second in a series by Rear Admiral Craig Faller, Commander Carrier Strike Group 3 .  USS John C. Stennis is currently on a seven-month deployment in the Pacific. Three weeks of deployment has quickly evaporated into the steamy, warm …

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