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Sailing Directions

Executing the Maritime Strategy

  “Together with our allies and partners, we will continue our commitment to maritime security and freedom of the seas in the Asia-Pacific region. We tangibly demonstrate this commitment through credible, purposeful forward presence. Our presence must prioritize the current war-fighting readiness necessary to operate as an effective force across …

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Bold Alligator 2012: Today’s Fight With Today’s Forces

“Revitalizing our amphibious competencies does not mean conducting operations as we did in 1942, 1950, 1990, or even 2000, but how we would do it now, with our current joint and naval operating concepts.” – Adm. J. C. Harvey Jr., Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Bold Alligator 2012 (BA12) is bringing together …

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Faces of the Fleet

“Faces of the Fleet” takes a look at  YOUR Navy operating forward. These images represent the greatest Sailors in the greatest Navy in the world leading from the deck plates, and completing missions around the globe. This is your fleet and these are your Sailors! Hooyah, Navy!!  

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The “S” Word

Derek Nelson (pictured to the left in the middle of a high-end mud “treatment”) has worked at the Naval Safety Center “forever” and, contrary to what you might think from the picture, is a “safety guy” — check out this, umm, quirky, take on a very serious subject. One of …

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