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Navy’s Budget Ensures World’s Most Capable Naval Force

(June 9, 2011) Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105) hold a phone and distance line to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) during a replenishment at sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Benjamin Crossley/Released)

By Rear Adm. John Kirby U.S. Navy Chief of Information The Navy Department’s Fiscal Year 2014 budget is on the Hill. It’s already faced a hearing in the House Armed Services Committee. And more hearings will occur in coming weeks. This is a good budget — a solid effort to …

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Navy Expeditionary Warfare: Innovative, Productive, Forward-Thinking

Sailors assigned to Riverine Squadron (RIVRON) 2 conduct patrol operations using a riverine command boat in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility, Oct. 26, 2012. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jamar Perry/Released)

By Maj. Gen. T.C. Hanifen, U.S. Marine Corps Director, Expeditionary Warfare   “Find a Way or Make One” is the motto for the OPNAV 95 Expeditionary Warfare team, and OPNAV N95 continues to remain innovative, productive and forward-thinking as we move through this critical time. In this dynamic environment, characterized …

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USS Mobile Bay Sailors “Engineer” Successful International Partnership Event

In the Chief of Naval Operations‘ Sailing Directions it is written that one of our Navy’s core responsibilities is to “with global partners, protect the maritime freedom that is the basis for global prosperity” as well as “foster and sustain cooperative relationships with an expanding set of allies and international …

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Citadel Shield Trains for the Unknown

Sailors from Naval Station Mayport participate in an active shooter drill for Exercise Citadel Shield 2013, Feb. 22. Citadel Shield is an annual Force Protection and Anti-Terrorism exercise conducted on naval bases and installations throughout the continental U.S. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Damian Berg/Released)

By William Phillips Commander, Navy Installations Command, lead planner for Citadel Shield 2013 Navy installations are executing their anti-terrorism “Super Bowl” of exercises, so to speak. CNIC’s Citadel Shield 2013 began Feb. 19; it will conclude Friday. So, what does it look like on game day? The scope of the exercise …

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Navy 311: Ready to Help Sailors Answer Any Question, Any Time, Anywhere

Whether you’re at sea, in port, on duty or on liberty, NAVY 311 is your single point of entry to access help desk support across the Navy – and no topic is off limits. 1-855-NAVY-311 (1-855-628-9311) How does Navy 311 help Sailors? Have a question? Then call Navy 311. It’s that simple. Navy …

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