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The "Destroyers" of Navy Band Southwest performs during Fiesta San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO (April 26, 2017) The "Destroyers", the popular music group of Navy Band Southwest based in San Diego journeyed to the Alamo City in support of Fiesta San Antonio 2017. On April 24, the band, consisting of six Sailors, performed at Winston Churchill High School before embarking aboard the
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BHC Norfolk Now Offering Walk-In Contraception Clinic

Story by PO2 Terah Bryant on 04/26/2017 Branch Health Clinic Naval Station Norfolk opened the first Walk-In Contraception Clinic for military beneficiaries in Hampton Roads April 25. "It's an open-access clinic for women who need contraception," said Lt. Cmdr. Stacey Hamlett, women's health provider. "The idea is to provide non-delayed
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Through the fire and flames

Story by PO2 Jess Lewis on 04/20/2017 "The whole purpose of having this accreditation is to validate what we do here as a station," said Tim Kerrigan, fire chief, Naval Station Newport Fire Department. "The process for getting this accreditation is very in-depth. It covers everything from administration to training
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Norfolk native joins innovative advocacy efforts in the U.S. Navy for victims of sexual assault

Story by Natalie Morehouse on 04/17/2017 April marks sexual assault awareness and prevention month and the military has focused much effort on its prevention and care for victims of sexual assault. One program lauded as an innovative approach to victim support is the U.S. Navy's Victims' Legal Counsel Program. Lt.
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From 500-feet below the surface to 10,000-feet above

Story by Donna M Cipolloni on 04/14/2017 Lt. Adam Patterson's Navy career hasn't followed what most people might call the "usual" path. Having experienced his own evolution of sorts, he emerged from the sea and eventually took to the air by first starting as a submariner and later transitioning to
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U.S. Fleet Forces Command Makes a SAPR Proclamation

Story by PO2 stacy atkinsricks on 04/04/2017 Norfolk (NNS) -- U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF) commenced their observation of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month with a Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Proclamation Kickoff event April 3rd aboard Naval Support Activity (NSA) Hampton Roads. The event was coordinated by
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2017 NMCRS Fund Drive Underway

Story by CPO Leeanna Shipps on 03/28/2017 NMCRS is a non-profit organization who has been helping Navy and Marine service members and families for 112 years. The NMCRS does not receive funds from the government or the Department of the Navy, so to keep up with needs of service members
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NAVSTA Sailors Partner with Junior Achievement

Story by CPO Leeanna Shipps on 03/28/2017 JA is a non-profit youth organization that works with local businesses and organizations to teach students in grades K through 12 about financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship. NAVSTA Sailors spent their day in classrooms teaching and connecting with students in grades K-5.
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Spouses Luncheon brings services together

Story by A1C Kaylee Dubois on 03/22/2017 Spouses from Joint Base Langley-Eustis and Norfolk Naval Station came together for a Joint Services Luncheon at the Ft. Eustis Club, March 16, 2017. The three Spouses' Clubs in Hampton Roads gather annually for the luncheon to provide members with an opportunity to
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Sailor Profile: ABH2 Britani Parker

Story by CPO Leeanna Shipps on 03/20/2017 Aviation Boatswain's Mate Aircraft Handler 2nd Class Britani Parker is currently assigned to Air Operations department on board Naval Station (NAVSTA) Norfolk. Parker is an essential member of Air Operations department. She takes care of the Sailors that work in the airfield and
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U.S. Pacific Command graduates joint qualified officers from inaugural satellite course

Story by SSG Mark Miranda on 03/17/2017 FORD ISLAND, Hawaii Thursday, eighteen staff officers from U.S. Pacific Command and its Hawaii-based subordinate commands graduated from the first U.S. Pacific Command satellite course for Joint Professional Military Education Phase II (JPME II), a key requirement to becoming a joint-qualified officer (JQO)
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