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Future company leaders learn through observation

1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Maj. Timothy Page discusses chemical agent detection and mission-oriented protective posture while under a simulated chemical attack with a rotational training unit at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. (Photo Credit: Spc. Mark Ansay) VIEW ORIGINAL Leading a company as a commander or first [...]

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US Army CID: Beware of ‘Virtual Kidnapping’ scam

1 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – US Army CID Badge (Photo Credit: US Army CID) VIEW ORIGINAL 2 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – For more information about computer security, other computer-related scams and to review previous cyber-crime alert notices and cyber-crime prevention flyers visit the Army CID website at [...]

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Sgt. Maj. of the Army: Extending training would bolster readiness, lethality

1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey, left, carries and stacks tires with Cpl. Edward Herrera, of the 916th Support Brigade, as part of a strenuous physical training session at Fort Irwin, Calif., June 8, 2017. Dailey, who has stressed the importance of PT to ensure [...]

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Water Safety Tips for July 4th Holiday

NORFOLK (NNS) — According to Naval Safety Center data, 16 Sailors and 11 Marines have died in off-duty drownings in the last five years. One Sailor and two Marines were seriously injured in off-duty water-related incidents as well. “From 2005-2014, there were an average of 3,536 fatal unintentional drownings (non-boating related) annually in the United [...]

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USS Oklahoma City Returns to Guam

SANTA RITA, Guam (NNS) — Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) returned to its homeport of Apra Harbor, Guam, June 29. Oklahoma City conducted routine patrols throughout the Indo-Pacific region in support of maritime security operations that promote stability while maintaining key partnerships with allies across the region. Family and friends were [...]

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Two Yokosuka Firefighters Honored at Award Ceremony

YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) — The admiral in charge of all naval installations in Navy Region Japan presented awards to what he described as two “well-deserving” firefighters, at a ceremony on board U.S. Fleet Activities Yokosuka, June 29. Rear Adm. Greg Fenton, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Japan and Navy Region Japan, presented Training Drill Master [...]

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US Navy Kicks Off 26th RIMPAC Exercise

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (NNS) — Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet Adm. John C. Aquilino and Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet Vice Adm. John D. Alexander announced today the start of the world’s largest international maritime exercise, the biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC), scheduled through Aug. 2 in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern [...]

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US/UK Navy Chiefs Strengthen Partnership

LONDON (NNS) — Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson visited London to highlight the importance of the U.S. and Royal Navy partnership June 27-28. During the visit, Richardson met with U.K. Secretary of State for Defense Gavin Williamson, Chief of Defense Staff Gen. Sir Nick Carter, and First Sea Lord Adm. Sir Philip [...]

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SECNAV Observes New Recruit Training, Reviews Graduation

GREAT LAKES, Ill. (NNS) — Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Richard V. Spencer visited the Navy’s only boot camp, Recruit Training Command (RTC), June 28-29, to see how recruits are adapting to new hands-on training, developing and testing their warfighting skills before they reach the fleet. SECNAV was escorted by Rear Adm. Mike Bernacchi, commander, [...]

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US Coast Guard hosts oil spill prevention training in Corpus Christi Bay

The U.S. Coast Guard was working with the Natural Disaster Operational Workgroup Thursday to learn how to prevent oil spills from hurting the environment. Thursday’s lesson was all part of the Oil Spill Control Association in Corpus Christi. The week-long training gave crews hands-on experience responding to an oil spill in the Corpus Christi Bay. [...]

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