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Trailblazer in the Sky

Trailblazer in the Sky

To honor the remarkable career of aviation pioneer Navy Capt. Rosemary Mariner, who died Jan. 24, the Navy conducted its first-ever all-female missing man formation flyover Feb. 2 during Mariner's funeral in Maynardville, Tenn., a fitting tribute to the trailblazing pilot who became one of the first women to fly naval aircraft.

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Black History Month

Black History Month

The decades of the 1950s and 1960s were a turning point in the fight for civil rights and universal justice, a movement in which the military was at the forefront. President Harry S. Truman signed Executive Order 998 in 1948, prohibiting discrimination in the armed forces “on the basis of race, color, religion or national origin.”

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Not Just a Man's World

Not Just a Man's World

The day started off overcast and rainy on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), Feb. 28. The sky cleared in the late morning and rays of sunshine beamed through the clouds. Reflections of Sailors scurrying across the flight deck appeared on the surface of puddles left from the morning's rain.

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The Jolly Artist

The Jolly Artist

Walking through the passageways aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100), there are very few variations to the color scheme. The walls, known as bulkheads, are covered with layers of off-white or gray paint, typical of any Navy vessel. Yet there are some exceptions.

75 Years of Navy Women:

Early in World War II, confronting enemies on two fronts, the U.S. military faced a serious manpower shortage. It turned, somewhat reluctantly, to women. As yeoman (F) in the Navy during World War I, women had already proved themselves capable of taking over support and administrative jobs, thereby freeing men for combat.

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Modern Family

Modern Family

The world has come a long way since two people were sitting in a tree K-I-S-S-I-N-G.

Fire Controlman 2nd Class Ann Foster

Join us as we celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Sailors and their important contributions to the defense of our nation.

Rear Admiral Ron J. MacLaren

Join us as we celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Sailors, past and present, and their important contributions to the defense of our nation.

Lt. Cmdr. Maxine J. Gardner

Join us as we celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Sailors, past and present, and their important contributions to the defense of our nation.

Rear Admiral Colin G. Chinn

Join us as we celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Sailors, past and present, and their important contributions to the defense of our nation.