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Remaining US-Based Navy College Offices to Close

From Naval Education and Training Command Public Affairs PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) announced that the remaining four Navy College Offices (NCO) in the continental United States will close as scheduled Oct. 1. Sixteen NCOs closed a year ago, with the modernization of the Navy College
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USS Kearsarge and USS Oak Hill Set Sail to Support Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Story by Zane Wind on 09/07/2017 Kearsarge along with Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit will depart Naval Station Norfolk on Thursday, Aug. 31. Oak Hill will depart from Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story. These ships are capable of providing medical support, maritime civil affairs, maritime security, expeditionary
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USS Kearsarge to Hurricane Harvey: Don't mess with Texas!

Story by PO3 Dana Legg on 09/02/2017 The ship and her crew were recently underway conducting shipboard drills, and returned to homeport of Naval Station Norfolk for 30 hours on Aug. 30, to take on supplies and embark various units, including Commander, Expeditionary Strike Group 2, Commander, Amphibious Squadron 6,
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JECC team dispatched to Texas for Harvey relief efforts

Story by Vince Little on 08/31/2017 NAVAL STATION NORFOLK, Va. More than 40 planning, public affairs and communications specialists from Joint Enabling Capabilities Command are gearing up to support the Defense Department's response efforts following the devastation left by Hurricane Harvey. U.S. Northern Command requested assistance through U.S. Transportation Command.
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USS Kearsarge and USS Oak Hill Set Sail to Support Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Kearsarge along with Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit will depart Naval Station Norfolk on Thursday, Aug. 31. Oak Hill will depart from Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story. These ships are capable of providing medical support, maritime civil affairs, maritime security, expeditionary logistic support, medium and heavy lift
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GW Sailors benefit from shuttle service

Story by SN Marlen Sawyer on 08/25/2017 The move to Newport News has presented new challenges for Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). With the ship entering refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH), some departments have to carry out their daily operations off of the ship.
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Chief Selectees Participate in 17th Annual Chief Petty Officer Days

During the event, the staff of the Hampton Roads Naval Museum teamed up with local chief petty officers to present three days of heritage training for the selectees aboard the battleship USS Wisconsin (BB-64). "Perhaps more than any other program, this signature event embodies our mission to interpret naval history
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Thousands Gather to Run with the Chiefs

More than 3,000 chiefs, senior chiefs, master chiefs, chief petty officer (CPO) selectees and participants from throughout the region, ran in support of the 2017 CPO selectees, singing cadence to celebrate the selectees' pride and camaraderie. Senior Chief Logistics Specialist Damien Burke, assigned to Naval Special Warfare Group (NSWG) 10,
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Navy hosts motorcycle safety courses to ebb spike in motorcycle-related fatalities

By Cathryn Lindsay, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic Public Affairs NORFOLK, Va. -- With the number of fiscal year 2017 motorcycle-related fatalities already surpassing 2016's fatalities, the Commander of Navy Region Mid-Atlantic is reminding Sailors to take advantage of the free, mandatory motorcycle safety courses offered throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region. "Our responsibility
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NMOTC graduates Navy's first R2LM team

Story by PO2 Michael Lieberknecht on 08/11/2017 NORFOLK (Aug. 11, 2017) The Navy's first Role 2 Light Maneuver team (R2LM) graduated from training Aug. 11 at Surface Warfare Medical Institute (SWMI) East on Naval Station Norfolk. The team consists of seven Navy Medicine professionals who met each other for the
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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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