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Historic marker dedication ceremony attracts a small crowd

Story by Max Lonzanida on 03/08/2019 On September 5, 1781 just off the coast of Lynnhaven Bay in what is now Virginia Beach, three commanders met to discuss tactics and plans to defeat the British during the Revolutionary War. General George Washington, Commander of the combined American and French Armies,
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Harry S. Truman Wins Battle "E"

Story by PO3 Joseph Phillips on 03/08/2019 By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joseph A.D. Phillips, USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) Public Affairs NORFOLK, Va. Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic announced March 8 the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) was selected as the East Coast'
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Slattery Relieved by Grohe as IWTG Commander

Story by George Bieber on 03/08/2019 Capt. Chris Slattery, Commander, Naval Information Warfare Training Group (NIWTG) and Commanding Officer of IWTG Norfolk, was relieved by Capt. Edwin Grohe in a ceremony Feb. 22 at Vista Point, Naval Station Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia. "The synergy of intelligence, information and weapons systems i
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Museum volunteers visit USS Gettysburg (CG 64)

Story by Max Lonzanida on 03/07/2019 The piers aboard Naval Station Norfolk were bustling with activity on the overcast morning of Wednesday, February 27, 2019. Servicemembers in uniform hurriedly made their way aboard warships tied up pier side; and civilian contractors shuffled past with tools and equipment for the day.
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USNS Medgar Evers Deploys to U.S. Sixth Fleet

Story by Bill Mesta on 02/26/2019 NORFOLK, Va. (February 25, 2019)Military Sealift Command's dry cargo ammunition ship USNS Medgar Evers (T-AKE 13) departed Naval Station Norfolk to begin its scheduled, overseas deployment in support of U.S. Navy U.S. Sixth Fleet's area of responsibility, Feb. 25. USNS Medgar Evers will be
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Military Sealift Command Introduces New Official Seal

Story by Bill Mesta on 02/26/2019 Rear Adm. Dee Mewbourne, Commander, Military Sealift Command introduced the command's new official seal during an all-hands call held on board Naval Station Norfolk, Feb. 25. "We have spent the last several years focusing our efforts on holistic readiness, training wholeness, joint interoperability and
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Pax River Receives Leadership Training from the Fleet, for the Fleet'

Story by Donna M Cipolloni on 02/15/2019 A group of 72 chief petty officers from across NAS Patuxent River gathered Feb. 5 to attend Fleet CPO Training, a one-day seminar designed to re-energize individual messes to become more effective leaders. Conducted by two facilitators from U.S. Fleet Forces Command, the
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NAVSUP WSS welcomes first command master chief

Story by Sarah Glinski on 02/13/2019 Command Master Chief Steve Horton joined the NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support (NAVSUP WSS) team as its first-ever command master chief (CMC), Feb. 4. Horton's newly established role will have a significant impact on the organization's mission accomplishment. Above all, a CMC is an advocate
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Detect, Defer, Defeat

Story by PO3 Joseph Phillips on 02/13/2019 NORFOLK, Va. During the end of the Revolutionary War, Congress realized a police force was needed for Navy ships. In 1797, Congress passed an act making it a requirement for all fleet ships to have a master-at-arms onboard. Originally, these "sheriffs of the
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Ready on Arrival: Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group Departs for COMPTUEX

Story by PO2 Jessica Paulauskas on 02/13/2019 The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group (ABECSG) departed Naval Station Norfolk for Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX), Jan. 25. COMPTUEX is a certification exercise that assesses a strike group's ability to conduct military operations at sea and project power ashore through joint planning
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NAVIFOR Announces 2018 Sailors of the Year

Story by CPO Rafael Martie on 02/07/2019 Naval Information Forces (NAVIFOR) announced the Sea, Shore and Reserve Senior Sailors of the Year (SOY) during an awards ceremony at their annual Information Warfare (IW) Commanders Summit in Suffolk, Virginia, Jan. 30. During the ceremony, Cryptologic Technician (Interpretive) Petty Officer 1st Cla
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