Tag: LEGACY Around The Fleet

History of the Navy Reserve

Since its establishment on March 3, 1915, millions of individuals across the country have answered the call and chosen to serve in the U.S. Navy Reserve.

Li-Fi Technology in the U.S. Navy

Whether Sailors are aviation maintenance administrationmen documenting maintenance before an inspection or machinist mates looking up standard operating procedures for preventative maintenance on equipment in the main engine, a common problem they face aboard ships is the lack of access to a computer during crunch time.

Transnational Crime Unit

On average, 115 Americans die from an opioid overdose each day in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The country has been grappling with a worsening drug epidemic for decades. In 2016, the number of overdose deaths involving opioids was five times higher than in 1999, for example. From 1999 to 2016, more than 630,000 people died from drug overdoses nationwide, including in communities where Navy personnel live and operate.

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From UFC to 'Out to Sea'

From UFC to 'Out to Sea'

One thing about the Navy is that every Sailor has a different background. Some come from the city and some from the farm. Some joined right out of high school, while others have been to college. Different countries, different languages and different cultures - one thing is sure, each Sailor has a story.

The First PACT Sailors Advanced With New NAVADMIN 118/18

When guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG-61) shipmates Anthony White and Kiara Reyes arrived at the recent MyNavy Career Development Symposium in Norfolk, Va., they were undesignated E-3s.

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Always Ready

Always Ready

Thousands of Sailors could be affected by this year's hurricane season. If you are in a hurricane prone area and you aren't prepared, you should be.

The Wait of the World

It's hard not to stare; it's the first thing you notice. A mass the size of a pineapple hanging from the right side of his face, pulling and stretching his eye and mouth under its weight. Harder to see though are the years of relentless torment he's had to endure, and the lonely boy lost behind the mask. That was the boy discovered by the Continuing Promise 2018 team.

180410-N-MS318-001 - 180410-N-MS318-001 SAN DIEGO (April 10, 2018) At the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC), we use science and research to support the youngest members of our military community. Two projects within our Deployment Health Research Department—the Department of Defense (DoD) Birth and Infant Health Research (BIHR) program and the Millennium Cohort Family Study—focus on the health of service members and their families. Researchers study exposures and experiences, particularly those unique to military service, and whether they have an impact on the physical or mental health of military children. (U.S. Navy graphic by Amanda Wagner/Released)

Boots, Birth, Beyond

Boots, Birth, Beyond

They may not come issued with a seabag, but children are an important part of military families. Healthy, resilient children and families contribute to the readiness of individual service members.

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Laying the Keel

Laying the Keel

Building trust, developing leaders, and driving high performance teams are never ending tasks. For the enlisted force, "Laying the Keel - Developing the Backbone of Our Navy" sets the structure and continuous learning conditions towards those ends.

You Stand No Watch Alone

Some 40 years ago, a young aviation electronic technician stood a cold and lonely mid-watch, the only sound the slap of waves against his ship and the echoing of his own thoughts. It was one of hundreds of watches Richard H. Thayer Jr. would stand over 13 years in the Cold War-era Navy, and almost 12 more in the Reserves.