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Our RIMPAC Journey

By Lt. Cmdr Bronwyn Low, Royal Australian Navy, Commander Task Force 176 Medical Planner and Lt. Kristin Love, U.S. Navy, Fleet Surgical Team-1 Medical Regulating Control Officer   “G’day” and “Good afternoon” everyone, Lt. Cmdr. Bronwyn Low from the Royal Australian Navy and Lt. Kristin Love from the U.S. Navy, Fleet …

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RIMPAC San Diego – Mine Warfare

By Rear Adm. William Merz, Commander, Naval Mine and Anti-Submarine Warfare Command, assigned as RIMPAC Task Force Commander 177, Commander Mine Warfare Task Force   The bulk of Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) is conducted in and around the Hawaiian Islands, but more than 1,000 men and women representing nine …

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Relevant and Realistic Training

By Cmdr. David Turner, Royal New Zealand Navy Commanding Officer, HMNZS Canterbury (L 421)   It is exciting for any commanding officer of a naval ship to be involved in a Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise, but right now I find myself thrilled to bits to be the commanding officer …

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Why Partnerships Matter

Adm. Bruce Clingan, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, meets with Chief of the South African Navy Vice Adm. Johannes Refiloe Mudimu.

By Adm. Bruce W. Clingan Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Africa, Commander, Allied Joint Force Command, Naples   I had an opportunity to travel to Pretoria and Cape Town, South Africa recently and met with Vice Adm. Johannes Refiloe Mudimu, Chief of the South African Navy in …

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YOUR Navy Operating Forward- Mediterranean Sea, U.S. 5th Fleet, Pacific Ocean and Guam

An F/A-18E Super Hornet from the Royal Maces of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 27 makes an arrested landing during night flight operations on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN) 73.

Right now your Navy is 100 percent on watch around the globe helping to preserve the American way of life. Whether it be operating and training off the coast of California or forward deployed to the Mediterranean Sea, the flexibility and presence provided by our U.S. naval forces provides national …

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Your Navy Today- Hawaii, Pacific Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, U.S. Fifth Fleet

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus speaks with Mr. Burton Goldstein and Mrs. Shellie Goldstein, from the Hope Animal Assistance Crisis Response (HOPE AACR), who volunteered to help personnel affected by the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard.

On any given day, in your Navy, our team of more than 600,000 professional Sailors and civilians are working together around the globe to perform our mission: deter aggression and, if deterrence fails, win our Nation’s wars. It is not possible to share every aspect of this global team but, …

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