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U.S. Army, Australian leaders talk research, development cooperation

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Jan. 30, 2014) — Australia’s chief defense scientist met with U.S. Army leaders Monday, to explore opportunities for research and development partnerships. The U.S. Army’s engagement with foreign partners in fostering science and engineering is essential to ensuring that Soldiers, as well as American allies, have access to the world’s best [...]

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Rock Island Arsenal-JMTC unveils new National Guard ambulance

ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Ill. (Jan. 30, 2014) — The Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing and Technology Center rolled out the newest Humvee ambulance today. The M997A3, the most modern ambulance in the fleet, is fitted on a Humvee and headed to the National Guard. The ambulance boasts a number of improvements crucial to supporting the [...]

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Army partnership supports science, technology, engineering, mathematics education

SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 30, 2014) — Maj. Gen. Todd Semonite has a passion for science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, that spans more than three decades. In his roles as deputy chief of engineers for the Department of the Army and deputy commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, he is looking [...]

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Seahawk Logo and Lore Showcased at Naval Hospital Bremerton

BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) — The Seahawk was in flight all day on Jan. 31, 2014 at Naval Hospital Bremerton. Lea Keyes knew such a day would be forthcoming from the start of the season. Despite several anxious moments she never gave up faith that her team, the Seattle Seahawks, would make it to the Super [...]

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Koa Kai Prepares the Minds and Bodies of Sailors aboard USS Halsey

PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) — Guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97) is slated to return to its homeport of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Jan. 31 from a six-day underway. Halsey left for the underway to take part in Koa Kai 14-1, a semiannual exercise that prepares independent deployers in multiple warfare areas, while also providing training [...]

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USS Frank Cable Holds Change of Command Ceremony

POLARIS POINT, Guam (NNS) — USS Frank Cable (AS 40) held a change of command ceremony pierside on Polaris Point, Jan. 31. Capt. Mark Benjamin relieved Capt. Pete Hildreth as commanding officer. Rear Adm. Phillip Sawyer, commander, Submarine Force U.S. Pacific Fleet, was the guest speaker at the ceremony where he congratulated Hildreth and the [...]

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Navy to Christen Second Mobile Landing Platform

SAN DIEGO (NNS) — The Navy will christen Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) John Glenn Feb. 1, during a 10 a.m. PST ceremony in San Diego, Calif. The christening ceremony will be webcast on the Navy Live blog at http://navylive.dodlive.mil. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert, will deliver the ceremony’s principal address. Lyn Glenn, daughter [...]

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DoD Announces Nomination of Cyber Command Commander/ NSA Director

WASHINGTON (NNS) — Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced Jan. 30 Navy Vice Adm. Michael S. Rogers as President Obama’s nominee to become commander of U.S. Cyber Command. In addition, the Secretary announced that he has designated Vice Adm. Rogers to serve as director of the National Security Agency, and chief of the Central Security [...]

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USS Donald Cook Departs Norfolk for Permanent Station in Rota, Spain

NORFOLK (NNS) — USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) departed her homeport of Norfolk, Va. Jan. 31 on her way to Rota, Spain, as the first of four Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers to be stationed there. “The U.S. has a historically strong partnership with Spain, and the strength of that relationship is exemplified today as the [...]

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Seahawks Cheerleader Leads Double Life As US Air Force Lieutenant

Seahawks Cheerleader Leads Double Life As U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Cheerleaders get plenty of attention for the work they do on Sundays, but one Seattle Seahawks cheerleader is doing some pretty incredible work off the field, too. Alicia Quaco, 25, joined the Seahawks’ “Sea Gals” for the first time this season. But, while most Seattle [...]

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