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Ike Departs Jebel Ali

JEBEL ALI, United Arab Emirates (NNS) — Sailors assigned to USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike), Carrier Air Wing Three (CVW3), Destroyer Squadron Two Six (DESRON 26) and Carrier Strike Group Ten (CSG 10) enjoyed liberty during a four-day port visit to Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates, Sep. 20-24 While in Jebel Ali, Ike [...]

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USS Chancellorsville Arrives in Guam

APRA HARBOR, Guam (NNS) — Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) arrived in Guam for a routine port visit Sept. 24. While in Guam, Chancellorsville Sailors have the opportunity to experience the culture and take part in Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) events. The crew will also get the chance to interact with the [...]

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Stennis Helps Beautify Bremerton

BREMERTON, Washington (NNS) — USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) Sailors participated in the Beautify Bremerton community service event Sept. 24 in several locations around the city. Sailors picked weeds, raked leaves and cut branches during the Beautify Bremerton event hosted by Kitsap County Public Works and coordinated by City of Bremerton Public Works. “Beautify [...]

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Deadline Approaching for Alternate Combination Cover Wear Date

WASHINGTON (NNS) — The Oct. 31 deadline for wear of the Alternative Combination Cover (ACC) is approaching and Navy leaders want to remind all officers and chiefs to acquire that cover or the current combination cover by that date. The deadline for wear was announced last October in NAVADMIN 236/15, which detailed the plan to [...]

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U.S. Naval War College hosts 22nd International Seapower Symposium

NEWPORT, R.I. (NNS) — U.S. Naval War College (NWC) in Newport, Rhode Island welcomed the 22nd edition of the Chief of Naval Operations’ International Seapower Symposium (ISS) which began Sept. 20 with senior representatives from more than 100 nations attending. The three-day symposium, sponsored by CNO Adm. John Richardson, welcomed maritime leaders from around the [...]

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Black Dart Exercise Tests Counter—UAS Capabilities Aboard USS Jason Dunham, USS Lassen

GULF OF MEXICO (NNS) — Guided-missile destroyers USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) and USS Lassen (DDG 82) tested counter-unmanned aerial system (C-UAS) capabilities during exercise Black Dart off the coast of Destin, Florida, Sept. 20. The exercise provides a venue where participants from industry, government and operational forces can bring different systems together, share awareness [...]

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Dunford: US Air Force Should Incentivize Foreign Training Mission

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Between a shortage of pilots, daily strikes against the Islamic State group and a budget crunch that forces tough choices between modernization programs, the US Air Force has its hands full. For years, the Pentagon has sought to offload some requirements onto partner air forces, with mixed results. But Gen. Joseph Dunford, the [...]

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US Air Force losing its fighter jet edge to Russia, China

American pilots have long enjoyed air supremacy in the skies above any potential battlefield. That is rapidly changing, causing Air Force and Navy commanders to worry. Russia and China are both fielding 5th generation fighter aircraft in the coming years, hoping to rival the United States in controlling airspace above a conflict which is essential [...]

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U.S. Air Force Sticks With Northrop Airborne Comms Node

‘)})(); //– There is no better proving ground for an airborne communications gateway than the mountain regions of Afghanistan. When fighting against the Taliban there, U.S. and coalition forces quickly discovered, at great cost, that the large peaks and troughs inhibited line-of-sight radio communications between troops, support aircraft and command centers. Seeking a solution, the [...]

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Army fires Fort Riley commander as investigation continues

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