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A Navy Hero Returns to Iwo Jima

Chief Motor Machinist’s Mate Oscar Thomasson was part of the initial assault during the Battle for Iwo Jima when he was a 2nd class petty officer. He survived the battle and went on to raise a family in Kansas, ultimately passing away Dec. 22, 2006 at the age of 80. …

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Your Navy TODAY – Red Sea; Callao, Peru

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, through this blog, we offer you a glimpse of what these men and women do.

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Your Navy TODAY (Mar. 15, 2012)

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, through this …

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