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Modern prosthetics put Soldiers back on the battlefield

1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Army Col. Todd R. Wood, commander of the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, administers the oath of re-enlistment to Army Staff Sgt. Brian Beem, left, then a cavalry scout assigned to the 5th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, at Forward Operating Base Frontenac, Afghanistan, [...]

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Booms and smoke plumes: Army combat engineers take on demolitions

1 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Flames erupt as Army combat engineers with the 1st Cavalry Division’s 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team blast through a concrete wall during demolition training at Fort Hood, Texas, July 17, 2018. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Maj. Carson Petry) VIEW ORIGINAL 2 / 2 Show [...]

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From farm economics to airborne operations, this paratrooper means business

1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Pfc. Tyler Dunn, a mortarman assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, provides security during Operation Devil Storm, at Holland Drop Zone on Fort Bragg, North Carolina, July 19, 2018. (Photo Credit: [...]

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Force Master Chief, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Meets With Fargo Native American Commission

FARGO, N.D. – (NNS) — Force Master Chief James Osborne, force master chief, U.S. Pacific Fleet, visited with the Fargo Native American Commission (NAC) while visiting Fargo, N.D., during Fargo-Moorhead Metro Navy Week. Osborne met with the NAC, which is the first of its kind in the United States, to gain a better understanding of [...]

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NMCP’s Chest Pain Center Earns Reaccreditation, Adds Primary PCI Accreditation

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) — Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) announced July 26 that the medical center was reaccredited by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Accreditation Services as a Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI Accreditation. The accreditation shows NMCP is capable of providing the highest quality of care for heart attack patients and that [...]

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Red Hill: Fueling RIMPAC and Ensuring Global Strategic Alliances

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (NNS) — The Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility has issued over 19 million gallons of fuel to U.S. and foreign ships and aircraft participating in the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise. Red Hill, operated by Navy Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Pearl Harbor’s Fuel Department, consists of [...]

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Navy’s First Female Admiral, Alene Duerk, Passes Away

WASHINGTON (NNS) — Retired Rear Adm. Alene B. Duerk, the Navy’s first female admiral, passed away July 21, 2018. She was 98 years old. “It took 197 years and a forward-looking Chief of Naval Operations, Elmo Zumwalt, to break with tradition before Alene Duerk became the first woman admiral in the U.S. Navy,” said Naval [...]

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US, Egypt Commence Exercise Eagle Response 18

RED SEA NAVAL BASE, Egypt (NNS) — The U.S. Navy with the Egyptian Naval Forces commenced exercise Eagle Response 18 at the Red Sea Naval Base, Egypt, July 24. Eagle Response 18 is an explosive ordnance disposal and diving exercise conducted with the Egyptian Naval Force and other participating nations to enhance interoperability and warfighting [...]

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CNO Richardson Strengthens Partnerships at Inter—American Naval Conference

CARTEGENA, Colombia (NNS) — Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson attended the 28th Inter-American Naval Conference (IANC), July 25-26, in Cartagena, Colombia, and delivered remarks highlighting the U.S. Navy’s commitment to its naval partnerships in the region. “This forum, first initiated in 1959, has been critical to strengthening the bonds of partnership, collaboration, [...]

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Celebrating the US Coast Guard’s 228th Anniversary

“Revenue Cutter Thomas Jefferson Captures Three Royal Navy Barges and Personnel in Hampton Roads, 11 April 1813″ (Patrick O’Brien, image courtesy U.S. Coast Guard) By William H. Thiesen 2018-07-26 13:25:55 “You can kick this old service around, tear it to pieces, scream from the house-tops that it is worthless, ought to be abolished or transferred [...]

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