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Secretary of the Army Esper: TRADOC critical to the future Army

1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark T. Esper participates in a morning physical training session, May 18, 2018. The physical training was part of Esper’s visit to U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, where he met with senior TRADOC leaders, visited the Army Capabilities Integration Center, [...]

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Operation Roundup Targets ISIS Remnants in Syria

1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Syrian Democratic Forces watch as a coalition airstrike hits its target on a known Islamic State of Iraq and Syria location near the Iraq-Syria border, May 13, 2018. The SDF forces provided security for a coalition mortar team and were postured to offer quick response force [...]

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Department of the Army announces upcoming XVIII Airborne Corps Headquarters deployment

1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – (Photo Credit: U.S. Army graphic) VIEW ORIGINAL WASHINGTON — The Department of the Army announced today the fall 2018 deployment of the XVIII Airborne Corps Headquarters stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to Iraq. The XVIII Airborne Corps Headquarters will replace III Corps Headquarters as part [...]

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Fleet Rating Experts Critical to Advancement Exams

PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) — Navy chiefs (E7 – E9) interested in shaping the future of their ratings are needed to serve as Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) for upcoming Advancement Examination Readiness Reviews (AERRs). Released May 24, Naval Administrative Message (NAVADMIN) 134/18 announced the AERR schedule for July to September 2018. Based on this schedule, AERR [...]

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Pacific Partnership 2018 Concludes in Thailand, Heads to Vietnam

PATTAYA, Thailand (NNS) — Pacific Partnership 2018, the largest annual multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HA/DR) preparedness mission, concluded aboard expeditionary fast transport USNS Brunswick (T-EPF 6) in Pattaya, Thailand, May 24. This was the first time Thailand hosted Pacific Partnership since the exercise series’ first iteration in 2006. More than 130 military personnel [...]

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Hospital Corpsmen Join Team Navy for 2018 DoD Warrior Games

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (NNS) — Six hospital corpsmen will join 300 athletes this year in representing Team Navy at the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, June 1-9. Senior Chief Hospital Corpsman Joseph Paterniti, Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Carlos Valerio, Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Emmanuel Gonzalez, Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Chris Alarcon, [...]

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Navy to Commission Littoral Combat Ship Manchester

WASHINGTON (NNS) — The Navy will commission its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS), the future USS Manchester (LCS 14), during a 10 a.m. EDT ceremony Saturday, May 26 at the State Pier in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Adm. William Moran, vice chief of Naval Operations, will deliver the ceremony’s principal address. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, senior [...]

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Medal of Honor Recipient Master Chief Britt Slabinski Inducted into Pentagon Hall of Heroes

WASHINGTON (NNS) — On May 25, Medal of Honor recipient retired Master Chief Petty Officer (SEAL), Britt Slabinski was inducted into the Pentagon Hall of Heroes during a ceremony held in the Pentagon auditorium. President Donald J. Trump presented Slabinski the Medal of Honor during a White House ceremony the day before for his actions [...]

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Trump Thanks Naval Academy Graduates for Commitment to Serve

WASHINGTON (NNS) — Four years ago, the members of the U.S. Naval Academy’s Class of 2018 chose the path of honor, courage and commitment to serve the nation and defend the American flag, President Donald J. Trump said during his graduation address in Annapolis, Maryland, May 25. The class of 1,042 students also received their [...]

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US Coast Guard participates in National Safe Boating Week

HUNTINGTON – When the summer heat hits, it’s a safe bet that waterways will be more than just a sight to see – they become the place to be. But don’t let a day on the lake or a float down the river be the last thing you do this summer. Last week marked the [...]

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