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USS Mississippi Welcomed as Newest Member of Pacific Submarine Force

PEARL HARBOR (NNS) — The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Mississippi (SSN 782) was welcomed to the Pearl Harbor waterfront at an aloha ceremony Nov. 25, as the newest submarine permanently assigned to Submarine Squadron 1 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The arrival of Mississippi makes her the 4th Virginia-class submarine to be home ported in [...]

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US and Korean Submariners Deepen Understanding During 40th SWCM

FLEET ACTIVITIES YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) — Commander, Submarine Group (COMSUBGRU) 7 conducted bilateral talks with the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) Nov. 24-26 at Chinhae, Republic of Korea (ROK). The 40th Submarine Warfare Committee Meeting (SWCM) brought together representatives from the U.S. and ROK navies. SWCM is a semi-annual flag conference between COMSUBGRU 7 and [...]

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Sexual Assault Reports: Week of November 17

WASHINGTON (NNS) — This week’s overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 27 initial reports across the Navy from November 17 – 23. This timeframe reflects only the receipt of the initial reports; seven of the reported incidents occurred during this period, 18 occurred outside of the report period and two reports incidents’ [...]

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Navy Training Announces Community Service Award Winners

PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) — Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) announced the winners of the 2014 Health, Safety, and Fitness Flagship Awards Nov. 25 recognizing eight commands for their outstanding community service. The award is managed by the flag sponsor, NETC and executed by the Naval Education and Training Professional Development Technology Center’s (NETPDTC) Community [...]

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George Washington Strike Group Maintains Security and Stability during 2014 Patrol

YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) — The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) arrived at its forward operating location of Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan upon completion of its 2014 patrol, Nov. 25. Throughout the 2014 Patrol the GWCSG was made up of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) and Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruisers USS Antietam (CG [...]

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NAVCENT Commander Recognizes Journey of Hope Sailors

MANAMA, Bahrain (NNS) — Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, U.S. 5th Fleet, Combined Maritime Forces, Vice Adm. John. W. Miller, recognized the accomplishments of three special-needs sailors from the Kuwaiti ship, Journey of Hope, during a port visit in Bahrain, Nov. 25. The sailors were recognized for their spirited voyage to raise awareness of [...]

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A Look Inside a Secret US Air Force Intelligence Center

LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va. – While there might not be any American combat boots on the ground in Syria, dozens of manned and unmanned aircraft dot the skies above gathering video and other types of intelligence about the movement of Islamic State militants. The images collected by those aircraft are streamed by satellites in [...]

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New commander nominated for US Air Forces Central Command

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To innovate, we can’t be afraid to fail

ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England (AFNS) — “Throughout history, people with new ideas — who think differently and try to change things — have always been called troublemakers.” – Richelle Mead, author. The Air Force is pushing hard for us to innovate. You hear it when our senior leaders give speeches or post articles imploring [...]

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IN THE MILITARY: U.S. Army Col. Patrick M. Brown

Col. Patrick M. Brown Posted: Thursday, November 27, 2014 8:00 pm IN THE MILITARY: U.S. Army Col. Patrick M. Brown Col. Patrick M. Brown has graduated from the U.S. Army War College at Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, Pa., and earned a master’s degree in strategic studies. The college is the Army’s senior educational institution. The 10-month [...]

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