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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.

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Remembering the Battle of Midway

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Remembering the Battle of Midway

Just after midnight on 4 June, Admiral Nimitz, based on patrol plane reports, advised Task Forces 16 and 17 of the course and speed of the Japanese "main body," also noting their distance of 574 miles from Midway. Shortly after dawn, a patrol plane spotted two Japanese carriers and their escorts, reporting "Many planes heading Midway from 320 degrees distant 150 miles!"

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Active Duty E-8 Results Released

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Active Duty E-8 Results Released

Congratulations to the following personnel who have been selected for advancement to senior chief petty officer by the FY-20 Active-Duty E-8 Selection Board. Strong competition between qualified professionals is one of the strengths of our Navy and your selection speaks highly of your abilities.

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USS John C. Stennis Arrives in Norfolk

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USS John C. Stennis Arrives in Norfolk

The nearly 5,000 Sailors of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 3 arrived in Norfolk, Virginia, May 16, concluding a seven-month deployment. The aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), commanded by Capt. Randy Peck, departed on deployment from Bremerton, Washington, in October of last year.

Security Reaction Force

Sailors are called to wear many hats in addition to their primary jobs while serving aboard a ship. All hands are trained to work together to fight fires, others have collateral duties such as financial counselors or fitness leaders. Some Sailors receive specialized training to form a highly trained tactical team known as a “Security Reaction Force” that responds to exceptional threats or attacks to the ship.

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Spring 2019 Petty Officer Advancement Results Released

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Spring 2019 Petty Officer Advancement Results Released

The names of more than 23,000 active duty, Selected Reserve (SELRES) and Full Time Support (FTS) Sailors selected for advancement to E-4, E-5, and E-6 have been released.

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Spring 2019 Petty Officer Advancement Quotas Released

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Spring 2019 Petty Officer Advancement Quotas Released

Navy released the spring 2019 petty officer advancement quotas for more than 23,000 active-duty, Full Time Support (FTS) and Selected Reserve (SELRES) Sailors to advance to E-4, E-5 and E-6, May 22.

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MCPON, VCNO Honor 2018 Sailors of the Year

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MCPON, VCNO Honor 2018 Sailors of the Year

The Navy's 2018 Sailors of the Year (SOY) were meritoriously advanced to chief petty officer during a ceremony, May 16, at the Navy Memorial. Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Bill Moran served as guest speaker during the pinning ceremony hosted by Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Russell L. Smith.