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Navy Region Mid-Atlantic installations participate in security exercise

Story by David Todd on 01/25/2017 NORFOLK, Va. Exercise Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield 2017 (SC-CS17) will be conducted on naval installations within the Navy's Mid-Atlantic Region, Jan. 30 through Feb. 10, 2017. SC-CS17 is a two-part, linked Anti-Terrorism Force Protection exercise conducted by Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command and Commander, Navy
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Fourth of July celebration 2016 hosts Marines, sailors

Story by Cpl Paul S. Martinez on 07/11/2016 Marines with 8th Communication Battalion, 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion, 2nd Intelligence Battalion, 2nd Radio Battalion, and 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, accompanied sailors aboard the USS Arlington to participate in a Fourth of July celebration in Bristol, Rhode Island, July 4. The
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Naval War College seeks papers on Women, Peace, Security

Story by Daniel Marciniak on 01/12/2016 NEWPORT, R.I. U.S. Naval War College is issuing a "call for papers" in preparation of its fourth annual Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Conference held at the college, May 17, 2016. In an effort to gather theoretical and practical ideas from a wider audience
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DeCA stores set record for paper, plastic, cardboard recycling

By Mike Perron DeCA public affairs specialist FORT LEE, Va. The numbers are in: Military commissaries surpassed their fiscal 2015 environmental goals for recycling and diverting waste from landfills. The Defense Commissary Agency achieved an 83 percent recycling efficiency rate, the highest in the agency's history, said Randy Eller, deputy
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Army graduates 1st AIT Rail Ranger' class

Story by SSgt Natasha Stannard on 01/07/2016 JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. - In September 2015, the U.S. Army's 757th Transportation Rail Battalion took to the tracks for the last time as it was realigned as the U.S. Army Reserve Expeditionary Rail Center. According to Richard Killblane, a historian for the
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George Washington travels 52,000 miles on a seven-month deployment back to US

By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Alex Smedegard USS George Washington Public Affairs ATLANTIC OCEAN Aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) departed Japan May 18 and will complete a 52,064-mile, seven-month voyage to Naval Station Norfolk, Va., Dec. 17 after serving seven years as the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft
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