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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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Ford Dominates at Best of the Mess

Story by PO2 Cathrine Mae Olaes on 02/01/2019 VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. Sailors assigned to USS Gerald R. Ford's (CVN 78) S-2 Food Service Division competed and won first place at the Best of the Mess competition at the Founders Inn on January 18. Best of the Mess is hosted by
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Submarine Force Atlantic Sailor of the Year Winners Announcement

Story by PO2 Sarah E Horne on 02/01/2019 NORFOLK, Va. The 2018 Submarine Force Atlantic Sailors of the Year (SOY) for sea and shore command were announced January 31, 2019. The winners were recognized by Force Master Chief John Perrryman during a ceremony held at the historic Pennsylvania House o
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Historical presentation showcases Naval History and features cameo apperances

Story by Max Lonzanida on 01/31/2019 On the shores of the lower Chesapeake Bay, and within sight of the iconic Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel lies Westminster-Canterbury on the Chesapeake Bay. The sprawling campus is a resort-like retirement community; and its residents enjoy breath taking views of the bay and enjoy
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NAS Pensacola Navy Lodge Celebrates Navy Lodge Program's 50th Anniversary

Story by Bruce Cummins on 01/30/2019 The Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola Navy Lodge celebrated the Navy Exchange Service Command's (NEXCOM) 50th anniversary of the Navy Lodge Program Jan. 25 onboard NAS Pensacola. The Navy Lodge Program, created in 1969 in an effort to relieve difficulties associated with Permanent Change
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Two portraits of a re-enlistment aboard the USS Wisconsin (BB 64)

Story by Max Lonzanida on 01/27/2019 Submitted article by Emma Hummer, HR Naval Museum Intern, with editing by Max Lonzanida, HR Naval Museum Public Affairs Officer. For centuries service men and women have answered the call of duty in national defense. Nothing so solemnly affirms one's commitment to that duty
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Chief of Naval Air Training Reserve Component Holds Change of Command at National Naval Aviation Museum

Story by LT Michelle Tucker on 01/26/2019 Chief of Naval Air Training (CNATRA) Reserve Component held a change of command ceremony at the National Naval Aviation Museum at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida, Jan. 25. Capt. William L. "Wilbur" Angermann relieved Capt. Robert T. "Sideshow" Carretta as commanding officer during
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Bataan Conducts Mass Casualty Drill

The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) and Sailors of a Casualty Receiving Treatment Ship team (CRTS) conducted a mass casualty drill as a part of a continued commitment to mission readiness January 17. A mass casualty is any type of medical emergency that overwhelms what the Medical department
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Naval Museum's volunteers honored at Volunteer Luncheon

Story by Max Lonzanida on 01/15/2019 A sign on the door next to the Darcy Sink, the Volunteer Coordinator at the Hampton Roads Naval Museum (HRNM) reads simply "caretaker of magical creatures." Throughout the week, the museum's cadre of dedicated volunteers gather around the round table to talk about upcoming
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A Double Dose of Maoza

Story by PO3 Reymundo Villegas on 01/15/2019 ARABIAN SEA-- Twin siblings share a variety of things growing up matching outfits, friends, hairstyles; the list goes on. Twin sisters Ens. Genesis Maoza, assigned to USS Rushmore (LSD 47), and Ens. Faith Maoza, assigned to Navy Information Operations Command Hawaii, are no
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Carrier Strike Group 12 Welcomes Spanish Frigate Mndez Nez To Naval Station Norfolk

Story by PO2 Jacques-Laurent Jean-Gilles on 01/15/2019 The lvaro de Bazn-class Spanish navy frigate ESPS Mndez Nez (F 104) arrived at Naval Station Norfolk Jan. 14 to train and conduct group exercises as part of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 12. Mndez Nez, homeported in Ferrol, Spain, was commissioned in 2006.
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