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Seeking the Next Generation of Naval Officers

By Chief Mass Communication Specialist Carla Burdt, NRD San Diego Public Affairs Navy Counselor 1st Class Matthew Ethridge, an officer recruiter assigned to Navy Recruiting District San Diego, is passionate about the Navy and recruiting. With a disarming smile and calm demeanor, he instantly puts applicants at ease and leave
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Dutch UUV team supports mine warfare mission in RIMPAC SOCAL

Story by LT Andrew Thompson on 08/01/2018 NAVAL BASE POINT LOMA, Calif. A six-person team of mine countermeasures (MCM) experts from the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) partnered with the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) coastal defense vessel HMCS Whitehorse (MM 705) to search for training sea mines during the Rim of
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Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force conducts underwater mine countermeasures during RIMPAC 2018

Story by LT Andrew Thompson on 07/31/2018 NAVAL BASE POINT LOMA - Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) personnel are conducting underwater mine countermeasure (MCM) operations with a mobile diving center staged at Naval Base Point Loma in support of Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise 2018 in the Southern California
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Royal New Zealand Navy leads undersea mine countermeasures effort in a RIMPAC first

Story by PO2 Curtis Spencer and LT Matthew Stroup and LT Andrew Thompson on 07/29/2018 SAN DIEGO (July 23, 2018) In a Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise first, Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) Lt. Cmdr. Benjamin Martin, commander, HMNZS Matataua, based in Auckland, New Zealand, served as the undersea
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U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Program Performs Mine Clearance Operations During RIMPAC SOCAL 2018

Story by PO2 Curtis Spencer and LT Matthew Stroup and LT Andrew Thompson on 07/29/2018 SAN DIEGO (July 27, 2018) Mark 7 Marine Mammal System (MMS) bottlenose dolphins in the U.S. Navy's Marine Mammal Systems Program (MMSP) supported dynamic mine countermeasure (MCM) training during the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC)
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Interview with Royal New Zealand Navy diver Trent Luka on RIMPAC experience

Story by LT Andrew Thompson on 07/23/2018 SAN DIEGO (Jul. 19, 2018) Able Diver Trent Luka, from the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) Clearance Diving Team (CDT), recently completed "pouncer" operations training to recover drifting, buoyant sea mines during Exercise Rim of Pacific (RIMPAC) 2018. He shared his RIMPAC experience
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Navy Recruiting provides Opportunity for Texas Educators to learn more about their Navy

Story by Burrell Parmer on 07/18/2018 Navy Awareness is an important element in recruiting America's best and brightest for naval service. To assist the recruiting effort in Central and South Texas, nine educators and counselors, along with support personnel from Navy Recruiting District (NRD) San Antonio, visited naval commands i
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Multi-National Mine Countermeasure Coalition Participate in RIMPAC

SAN DIEGO Mine Countermeasures Squadron Three and Mine Countermeasures Division Three One, based at Naval Base Point Loma, are leading a coalition of international maritime forces throughout the month of July conducting Mine Countermeasure (MCM) operations as part of the Southern California component of Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise
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NRD San Diego Changes Command

SAN DIEGO The change of command ceremony is a tradition that dates back to the early days of the establishment of the United States Navy. According to U.S. Navy Regulations, "A commanding officer about to be relieved of his command shall, at the time of turning over command, call all
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Pains, gains, and bike chains: U.S. Marine Corps wounded warrior gives back to injured brothers and sisters-in-arms

Story by Cpl Shellie Hall on 04/24/2018 A baseball pitcher with the Compton Community College Tar-Babes stared downfield at a rival opponent and threw a perfect pitch. With his good arm, wicked fastball and nasty split-finger,' freshman Fernando Andrade captured the attention of a Los Angeles Dodgers scout. Little did
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3rd Fleet Hosts RIMPAC 2018 Final Planning Conference

Story by PO2 Curtis Spencer on 04/06/2018 SAN DIEGO -- Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet hosted the final planning conference (FPC) for Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC) 2018 at the Admiral Kidd Conference Center at Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego, April 3-6. The world's largest international maritime exercise,
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