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State of the Infantry: updates to marksmanship, training

1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Riflemen with 4th Infantry Division at Rukla Training Area, Lithuania, Aug. 24, 2017. T (Photo Credit: Photo courtesy of Lithuanian Land Forces) VIEW ORIGINAL 2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Brig. Gen. Christopher T. Donahue, Infantry School Commandant, Maneuver Center of Excellence, congratulates [...]

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NEXCOM Enterprise Celebrates Month of the Military Child

Virginia Beach, VA (NNS) — Throughout the month of April, the Month of Military Child, the Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) recognized the courageous efforts of our nation’s youngest heroes. Around the globe, Navy Lodges and NEX locations held special events to honor our military children and families. Just like the dandelion, the military child [...]

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US, International Partners Interdict Half Ton of Cocaine, Rescue Four Suspects

ALAMEDA, Calif. (NNS) — Crews from the U.S. Coast Guard, Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations (AMO), the U.S. Navy’s coastal patrol ship USS Zephyr (PC and the Colombian navy ship ARC “07 de Agosto” intercepted a low-profile go-fast vessel (LPGFV) and seized more than 1,000 pounds of cocaine in the Eastern Pacific [...]

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Navy Sails into Tampa for Navy Week

MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) — Tampa, Florida, will host America’s Navy during Tampa Navy Week, May 7-13, with a week long series of community and outreach events. Tampa Navy Week will bring Sailors from different units across the United States to conduct focused outreach events with members of the community in conjunction with the Tampa Air [...]

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Navy Bases Prepare for Hurricane Season

NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) — U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF), headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia, and Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) based in Washington, D.C., are conducting a natural disaster preparedness exercise, Hurricane Exercise/Citadel Gale 2018 (HURREX/CG 18), April 24 – May 11. This annual exercise prepares the Navy to respond to adverse weather threats in U.S. [...]

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US, Thailand Kick—Off Anti—Submarine Exercise Guardian Sea

ANDAMAN SEA (NNS) — The U.S. Navy and Royal Thai Navy (RTN) kick off exercise Guardian Sea in the Andaman Sea, April 25. The five-day anti-submarine and maritime domain awareness exercise will involve cooperative evolutions designed to enhance mutual capabilities in anti-submarine warfare while also improving information sharing between the two navies. The guided-missile destroyer [...]

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MCPON Holds All—Hands Call in Guam, Announces Laying the Keel

ASAN, Guam (NNS) — Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Steven Giordano kicked off his tour of the Indo-Pacific region with a stop in Guam to meet with Sailors during an all-hands call at the U.S. Naval Base Guam theater, April 24. During his visit, MCPON announced “Laying the Keel — Developing the [...]

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NFL Draft grades: Winners & losers, best & worst of first-round picks

What players and teams “won” the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft on Thursday night? What were the best picks and what were the worst? While some players were selected earlier than expected and some teams ended up with great value, other players fell and other teams reached. SIGN UP to stream the NFL Draft LIVE on DAZN in [...]

April 27th, 2018 | Posted in News | Read More »

Amazon delivers dazzling profits, as well as $20 Prime hike and NFL games

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) more than doubled its profit on Thursday and predicted strong spring results as the world’s biggest online retailer raised the price for U.S. Prime subscribers, added U.S. football games and touted its cloud services for business. The results showed the broad strength of the company, which has been expanding far [...]

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Remains of 140 children found in Peru, pointing to world’s largest ancient child sacrifice

Archaeologists have unearthed the remains of more than 140 children in the northern coast of Peru in what appears to have been the largest instance of mass child sacrifice in the Americas — if not the entire world, according to an exclusive report from National Geographic. The macabre discovery was made on a low bluff [...]

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