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Diving Deeper Depths

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Diving Deeper Depths

Since 2015, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) has focused on the USS Oklahoma (BB-37), a Nevada-class battleship that was on Battleship Row in Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. After the Pearl Harbor attack, 429 deaths were confirmed from the USS Oklahoma. As of February, DPAA hit its first major milestone with the USS Oklahoma project, confirming a positive identity match of its 200th crewman.

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NAVSCIATTS: Bringing the World Together

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NAVSCIATTS: Bringing the World Together

In the current period of renewed global power competition, the Naval Small Craft Instruction and Technical Training School’s (NAVSCIATTS) methods of training create a network of international partner nations that operate as a collective, in order to reach across oceans and continents, addressing shared security threats.

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Be Inspired: 2019 DoD Warrior Games

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Be Inspired: 2019 DoD Warrior Games

More than 300 wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from all four U.S. military branches, U.S. Special Operations Command and five partner nations competed in adaptive sports for the 2019 Department of Defense Warrior Games, hosted by U.S. Special Operation Command in Tampa Bay, Florida June 21-30.

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FY20 SELRES AND FTS CHIEF RESULTS

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FY20 SELRES AND FTS CHIEF RESULTS

FY-20 SELRES and FTS chief selection board results have been released! Congratulations to the following personnel who have been selected for advancement to chief petty officer by the FY-20 SELRES and FTS Navy E7 Selection Board. Strong competition between qualified professionals is one of the strengths of our Navy and your selection speaks highly of your abilities.

Graphic Illustration of Aviation Machinist Mate 2nd Class Dakota "Kody" Kinkton who was killed by a drunk driver on February 25,2019. - Aviation Machinist Mate 2nd Class Dakota "Kody" Kinkton was killed by a drunk driver on February 25,2019, while riding his motorcycle on his way home from NAS Jacksonville. He is survived by Laura Kinkton (mother), Morgan Kinkton (wife), Levi (son) and Alli (daughter).

Remembering Dakota

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Remembering Dakota

On the night of February 25, 2019, Morgan Kinkton woke up to the ringing of her doorbell. Believing it was her husband, Aviation Machinists Mate 2nd Class Dakota “Kody” Kinkton, she opened the door only to find police.

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One Artistic Point of View

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One Artistic Point of View

Senior Chief Fire Control Technician Vien (Bob) Nguyen shares the story behind his passion for underwater photography and the photo that gained notoriety during the 2018 Rim of the Pacific exercise as an image some have dubbed the "greatest submarine photo of all time".

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Active-Duty Chief Quotas Released

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Plan, Brief, Execute, Debrief

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Plan, Brief, Execute, Debrief

The Navy takes every available opportunity to maintain forward progress, staying on the front lines in how we fight and how we train. In his initial guidance to the Fleet, the Secretary of the Navy emphasizes that we “must improve our processes in order for our people to meet future challenges.”

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Fleet Week New York 2019

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Fleet Week New York 2019

Fleet Week New York (FWNY) 2019 came to a close as five U.S Navy ships, including the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21), the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) and the guided-missile cruiser USS Hué City (CG 66) and three U.S. Coast Guard cutters departed Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn and Staten Island, May 28.

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A Mighty Endeavor

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A Mighty Endeavor

The view that Germany was the more dangerous of the Axis powers was a foundation of Allied strategic planning assumptions at the Arcadia Conference, held in Washington, DC, in late December 1941.