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Trident Training Facility Bangor Welcomes New Commanding Officer

Story by PO1 Amanda Gray on 12/13/2018 BANGOR, Wash. (Dec. 13, 2018) - Trident Training Facility (TTF), Bangor, held a change of command ceremony at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor, Dec. 9. Capt. Jeffrey Smith, from Independence, Kentucky, relived Capt. John Fancher, from Hammond, Indiana, and assumed the duties and responsibilities of
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NAVSUP Tackles Massive 30 Million Item Audit

Story by Benjamin Benson on 12/04/2018 MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (NNS) -- Naval Supply System Command's (NAVSUP) first-ever Enterprisewide audit is underway in support of the Defense Department's (DoD) first agency-wide financial audit. To show NAVSUP's accountability, the fiscal year (FY) 2018 plan includes performing "book-to-floor" and "floor-to-book" inventories at sites acro
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Iwo Jima Departs U.S. 6th Fleet

The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), flagship of the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), and embarked Marines from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), departed the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations, Nov. 25, 2018. While in U.S. 6th Fleet, Iwo Jima participated in Trident
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First USAF Airman pilots Navy Growler in combat

Story by TSgt Christopher Hubenthal on 11/23/2018 U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Jonathan Wright became the first Airman to pilot a U.S. Navy EA-18G Growler during a combat mission Nov. 19, 2018, here. Wright is assigned to the 390th Electronic Combat Squadron, Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, and attached
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FRC Northwest Earns Gold Level Safety Award

Story by PO2 Scott Wood on 11/09/2018 OAK HARBOR, Wash. (NNS) Fleet Readiness Center (FRC) Northwest, located at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, recently earned the Gold Level Award in Safety Management System (SMS) becoming the first FRC command in the fleet to receive such a distinction. The Gold Level
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NIOC Whidbey Island Sailor Receives AOC Electronic Attack Award

By CTM3 Robert Heaney and Lt. Anastasia Novosyolovablatt WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash. (NNS) Cryptologic Technician (Collection) 2nd Class Justin Shaff, assigned to Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Whidbey Island, was selected as the Navy's individual recipient of the 2018 Association of Old Crows (AOC) A.C. McMullin Electronic Attack Award. Steve Bristow,
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