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Nimitz Carrier Strike Group Returns to Washington After Deployment

Story by PO3 Cole Schroeder on 12/10/2017 BREMERTON, Wash. Washington-based ships assigned to Nimitz Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 returned Dec. 10 just in time for the upcoming holidays following a six-month deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region and the Arabian Gulf. The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), with embarked
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USS Nimitz returns to Naval Base Kitsap Dec. 10

Story by Silvia Klatman on 12/04/2017 There's no place like home for the holidays and the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) will arrive home at Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) Bremerton after a six-month deployment in time to celebrate this festive season. USS Nimitz departed NBK-Bremerton June 1, 2017. The
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EMU-10 Conducts Operational Readiness Evaluation, Prepares for Continuing Promise 2018

Story by SN Cameron Stoner on 11/28/2017 WILLIAMSBURG, Va. Sailors from multiple commands conducted a three-day training exercise at Navy Expeditionary Medical Support Command (NEMSCOM) on Naval Weapons Station Yorktown-Cheatham Annex, Nov. 15, to prepare for Continuing Promise 2018. The exercise involved equipment familiarization and a unit certification event for
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NAVSUP WSS employees, military staff converge for Meet the Fleet'

By Jeff Landis, Office of Corporate Communications, NAVSUP WSS NORFOLK, Va. (Oct. 26, 2017) More than 80 employees and military staff from the three Naval Supply Systems Command, Weapon Systems Support (NAVSUP WSS) locations had the unique opportunity to converge in southern Virginia to participate in a Meet the Fleet
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Army Reserve officer assumes JECC post after promotion

Story by LTC Gregg Moore on 11/15/2017 NAVAL STATION NORFOLK, Va. Army Reserve soldier Donald Absher receives his first star from his wife, Linda, as he reported to his new assignment as the vice commander of the Joint Enabling Capabilities Command, November 6, 2017. Following a short promotion ceremony, Brig.
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FORD Receives COMREL Awards

Story by SA Connor Loessin on 11/13/2017 This is the second consecutive year that Ford has received awards in these categories. "These awards mean that we are outwardly focused," said Lt. Jamal Scarlett, command religious ministries department divisional officer and command COMREL coordinator. "We have a lot of Sailors that
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Storm-chasing, life-saving Kearsarge returns home

Story by PO1 Deven King on 11/08/2017 NORFOLK, Va. The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) returned home to Norfolk, Virginia, Nov. 6, after 68 days of humanitarian assistance and disaster relief in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico in the wake of hurricanes Irma and Maria. Kearsarge,
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NOSC Whidbey Island Holds Change of Command

Story by Dugan Flynn on 10/19/2017 Naval Air Station Whidbey Island -- The Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC) Whidbey Island held a change of command ceremony on Saturday, October 14, on Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. Cmdr. Kerri Chase relieved Cmdr. Eric Emery at the ceremony held at the "Can-Do-Inn"
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Public Health Center Hosts First-Ever Occupational and Evironmental Medicine Fundamentals Course

The five-day course was designed by NMCPHC Occupational Medicine Physicians Dr. Andy Marchiando and Lt. Cmdr. Lynn Flowers and OEM Specialty Leader Capt. Pamela Krahl to teach the fundamentals of OEM to Navy medical providers assigned to Navy Occupational Medicine Clinics (or have an occupational medicine workload) but have not
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Navy Corpsman Receives BUMED's Sailor of the Quarter Award while Embarked on Comfort

Story by PO2 Stephane Belcher on 10/07/2017 A hospital corpsman embarked on the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) was selected as U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) Senior Sailor of the Quarter (SSOQ), Oct. 5. Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Sean Cather, the leading petty
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USS Kearsarge to Hurricane Harvey: Don't mess with Texas!

Story by PO3 Dana Legg on 10/06/2017 The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) departed for the Gulf Coast region Aug. 31, in support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's, and local and state authorities' efforts to provide humanitarian and disaster relief for the areas affected by Hurricane Harvey.
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