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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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Mentorship Matters

The following post was written by LCDR Amy Lindahl, Littoral Combat Ship Mission Modules Requirements Officer, OPNAV N86, after participating on a panel at the National Youth Leadership Forum. Earlier this week I attended the National Youth Leadership Forum on National Security (NYLF/NS) here in Washington, DC.   NYLF/NS allows high school …

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The following blog post was written by Commander Brian Taddiken, Director, Undersea Warfare Systems on August 30, 2011.  Commander Taddiken completed the Louisville, Kentucky Ironman on August 28, 2011. 4:30am. The alarm is blaring in my ear, but I am already awake.  I have not slept well.  I’m too excited …

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This blog post was written by Cdr. Nicole Shue, a native of Steamboat Springs, Colorado and prospective executive officer of the USS Higgins (DDG 76).  CDR Shue is also president of the Sea Service Leadership Association (SSLA), an organization dedicated to providing professional development and mentorship to women in the …

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