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Summer 2014 Uniform Matters Update

Information Technician 3rd Class Alyza Marie Santos, left, Electronic Technician 2nd Class Melissa Rheaume and Master-at Arms 2nd Class Ashley Ann Fisher discuss their observations about the new female E6 and below service dress blue uniform prototypes they are testing as part of a preliminary, three-week wear evaluation, May 29, 2014. Twenty-seven participants were outfitted with two prototype design version of the Dixie hat, one service dress blue jumper top and two different service dress blue slack designs-one front-zipper and one side-zipper design. This preliminary evaluation will gather initial feedback that the Uniform Matters Office can incorporate into an improved design for the Extended Wear Evaluation this fall. (U.S. Navy photo by Sharon Anderson/Released)

By Rear Adm. Fritz Roegge In this update, I want to provide the results of the 2013 Women’s Uniform Survey and share a number of uniform changes that are in the works.   First, I’d like to thank you for your participation and for the wide range of views expressed. …

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Why I Serve: United States Navy Ceremonial Guard Edition

On any given day there are more than 380,000 Sailors, active-duty and Reserve, ready to defend America, around the world and around the clock. From diverse backgrounds, they join the Navy to serve their country with honor, courage and commitment. For each Sailor, the drive to serve is different. The …

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A Day in the Life of a Sailor

By Damage Controlman 2nd Class Chris Kellogg USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) Damage Controlman 2nd Class Chris Kellogg, of Prescott, Ariz., followed in the footsteps of his father and sister when he joined the Navy in 2010.  He was drawn to the Navy because he wanted serve his country and …

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Why I Serve: USS Constitution Edition

Gunner's Mate 3rd Class Adam LaMantia, from Chicago, Ill., stationed aboard USS Constitution shares the reason why he serves in the U.S. Navy.

On any given day there are more than 380,000 Sailors, active-duty and Reserve, ready to defend America, around the world and around the clock. From diverse backgrounds, they join the Navy to serve their country with honor, courage and commitment. For each Sailor, the drive to serve is different. The …

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Why I Serve: USS George Washington (CVN 73) Edition

Machinery Repairman 2nd Class Joslyn Kelly from Fairfax, Virginia, shares her #WhyIServe statement from USS George Washington (CVN 73).

On any given day there are more than 380,000 Sailors, active-duty and Reserve, ready to defend America, around the world and around the clock. From diverse backgrounds, they join the Navy to serve their country with honor, courage and commitment. For each Sailor, the drive to serve is different. The …

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Why I Serve: USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Edition

Lt. Kyle Copeland, from Columbus, Ohio, shares his #WhyIServe statement from the cockpit of an F/A-18C Hornet. Copeland is assigned to the "Golden Warriors" of Strike Fighter Squadron Eight Seven (VFA-87), embarked aboard USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77).

On any given day there are more than 380,000 Sailors, active-duty and Reserve, ready to defend America, around the world and around the clock. From diverse backgrounds, they join the Navy to serve their country with honor, courage and commitment. For each Sailor, the drive to serve is different. On …

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Navy Foreign Affairs Officers: Building Partnerships through Presence

By Capt. Reginald Baker U.S. Naval Attaché, Chile The U.S. Navy Foreign Affairs Officer (FAO) program is still relatively young compared to other Navy communities. However, the effects of this small cadre of highly skilled foreign affairs experts/diplomats are already being felt throughout DoD agencies and staffs; U.S Embassies; and …

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