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NMCP Pregnancy Fair Offers Information, Connection to Resources

Story by Rebecca Perron on 06/13/2017 The Women's Health Clinic at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth sponsored a Pregnancy Fair June 9 that offered information on a variety of pregnancy-related topics, including nutrition, exercise, fetal development, birthing positions and lactation. Representatives from the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) and Fleet and
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EODGRU 2 Sailors Take Part in Norfolk Harborfest

Story by PO2 Charles Oki on 06/12/2017 NORFOLK, Va. (June 9, 2017) -- Navy Divers and Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technicians assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group (EODGRU) 2 helped kick off Norfolk Harborfest 2017 at the Norfolk Waterfront June 9. 2017 marks the 41st year of Norfolk Harborfest, America's longest-running,
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NMCP Kicks Off Drug Take Back Program

Story by Rebecca Perron on 06/08/2017 Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) kicked off its Drug Take Back Program June 7, an initiative that is sponsored locally by the Pharmacy Department and the command Drug and Alcohol Program advisor (DAPA), and offers drop boxes and mail-back envelopes so beneficiaries can dispose
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Passing the colors: MAG-39 command changes hands

Story by LCpl Liah Smuin on 06/05/2017 Wind whipped across the flightline of Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, California, as command of Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 39 changed hands from, Col. Michael "Meat" Borgschulte to Col. Matthew "Rush" Mowery, May 25. "Many people say a change of command is
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Lincoln Departs for Carrier Qualifications

Story by PO3 Jessica Paulauskas on 06/01/2017 The evolutions marked major milestones for Abraham Lincoln's transition from the shipyard to a fully capable warship. "The crew has been working toward flight deck certification for as long as I've been on board," said Abraham Lincoln's Flight Deck Leading Chief Petty Officer
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NCTAMS Atlantic Sailor, Civilian Named Cyber Professional of the Month

Story by PO2 Samuel Souvannason on 05/24/2017 NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) One Sailor and one civilian assigned to Naval Telecommunications Area Master Station Atlantic (NCTAMS LANT) were awarded the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) Hampton Roads Military and Civilian Cyber Professional of the Month Award May 17. The recipients
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NSWC Dahlgren Division Leader Retires After 34 Years of Navy Civil Service

By Joe Navratil, Combat Direction Systems Activity Dam Neck Public Affairs VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. Bobby Starks was honored in a retirement ceremony held at Combat Direction Systems Activity (CDSA) Dam Neck after 34 years of civil service, May 18. Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) Technical Director John Fiore
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USS Abraham Lincoln Underway for Sea Trials

The four-day sea trails marks Abraham Lincoln's first time underway since March 2013. The ship spent its last days in the shipyard completing a five-day "fast cruise" May 2-7 making final preparations for its transit to Naval Station Norfolk. "We are looking forward to taking the ship out on the
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"Believe the unbelievable": Exercise NORTHERN EDGE 17 enhances interoperability with Live, Virtual, Constructive training

Story by TSgt Steven Doty on 05/04/2017 Live, Virtual, and Constructive training is revolutionizing the way the military conducts training operations. More importantly, it's changing the way the Department of Defense jointly develops, prepares and engages enemy forces during real-world contingencies in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. The LVC training capability allows
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SPAWAR Scientists Engage Sailors

Story by Gerard Sekerak on 04/28/2017 One of the most difficult things for new scientists to do is to figure out how to adapt science and technology to naval challenges from their desk. That tasking, however, is getting progressively easier with a new program called, Scientists Engaging Sailors. Part of
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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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