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The crew of the Royal Australian Navy submarine HMAS Rankin stand on top of submarine while in the water. - 180717-N-FB085-001 PEARL HARBOR (July 17, 2018) The crew of the Royal Australian Navy submarine HMAS Rankin (SSG 78) enters Pearl Harbor for a brief stop for personnel during the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise, July 17, 2018. Twenty-five nations, 46 ships, five submarines, about 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from June 27 to Aug. 2 in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. The world’s largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity while fostering and sustaining cooperative relationships among participants critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security of the world’s oceans. RIMPAC 2018 is the 26th exercise in the series that began in 1971. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Cheryl Collins/Released)

U.S. Submariners Serve Down Under

U.S. Submariners Serve Down Under

Under the Navy’s personnel exchange program, select U.S. Navy submariners are training and operating at Royal Australian Navy base HMAS Stirling, Australia, integrated into various RAN units and commands. Australian Submarine Force Commander, RAN Capt. Doug Theobald, who works directly with U.S. exchange personnel at the Perth base, highlighted the program’s significant relationship to the historic U.S. and Australian partnership.

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NAVSCIATTS: Bringing the World Together

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.

Close up photo of a gold and silver medal inscribed with the words "Warrior Games 2019" presented during the Warrior Games. - Photo of two medals presented during the Warrior Games.

Be Inspired: 2019 DoD Warrior Games

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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Fleet Week New York 2019

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

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.

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.

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The Flag Maker

The Flag Maker

The workbench overflows with materials from glue to twisted nails, the floor is draped with shaved wood, dust and scraps, and no surface is empty. Torched until its lines deepen in color, the smell of burned wood wafts through the humid, Louisiana air. The sound of the table saw is the only thing heard.

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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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Navy SEAL History: Part 2

Navy SEAL History: Part 2

Although not officially designated until 1962, from the beaches of Normandy to the jungles of Vietnam, SEALs have had a direct impact on history.

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Fair winds and following seas

Fair winds and following seas

Former President — and decorated World War II Navy pilot — George H. W. Bush died Nov. 30 at the age of 94.