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NY National Guard and state defense troops continue to respond to Lake Ontario flooding

Story by Eric Durr on 06/18/2019 ROCHESTER, N.Y.--As water levels in Lake Ontario reached more than 2 feet higher than normal on June 16, the New York National Guard and New York's state military forces had 453 personnel focused on flood control issues around the lake shore. This included 422
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Conclusion of salvage operations surrounding the December 2018 aircraft mishap

Story by 1LT Jose Uriarte on 06/10/2019 CAMP COURTNEY, Okinawa, Japan The salvage operation related to the December 6, 2018 aircraft mishap involving an F/A-18 and a KC-130J has concluded. The operation occurred from May 27 to June 7, 2019. The salvage effort accomplished the task of recovering the KC-130J'
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SUBASE New London Remembers Midway and D-Day Veterans with Wreath-Laying

Story by PO3 Tristan Lotz on 06/07/2019 GROTON, Conn. Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London honored those who fought in two of World War II's pivotal battles in a wreath laying event held aboard Historic Ship Nautilus (SSN 571), June 5. The ceremony marked the 77th anniversary of the Battle
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NEXCOM Announces 2018 Bingham Award Winners

Story by Kristine Sturkie on 06/05/2019 The Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) announced its 2018 Bingham Award winners. The Bingham Award was established in 1979 to recognize outstanding performance in operations, customer service and community support. "This award is presented to both the NEX and the local Navy command to
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NRL Develops Environmentally and Painter-Friendly Topcoat for Aircraft

Story by Victor Chen on 06/05/2019 WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory's Center for Corrosion Science and Engineering developed a safer and user-friendly topcoat that was recently applied onto the exterior of Navy and Marine Corps aircraft. The topcoat, which is a one-component (1K) polysiloxane based on organosilane polymers,
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New York National Guard as made almost one quarter million sandbags to battle Lake Ontario flooding

Story by Eric Durr on 05/31/2019 ROCHESTER, N.Y.Members of the New York Army and Air National Guard, the New York Naval Militia and the New York Guard have filled 230,730 sandbags and emplaced 78,966 of them since being placed on duty May 4 in response to flooding along the Lake
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Onward and upward for Capt. Trent DeMoss at Fleet Readiness Center Southeast

Story by Clifford Davis on 05/29/2019 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. U.S. Marine Corps Col. Fred Schenk took command of Fleet Readiness Center Southeast from Navy Capt. Trent DeMoss today at a change of command ceremony at Naval Air Station Jacksonville. The ceremony marked the end of DeMoss' tangibly successful tenure with the
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Osprey Aviation Tilts from Green to Blue

Story by SN Nicholas Boris on 05/25/2019 Since 1990, the Navy has used the C-2A Greyhound, known as the carrier onboard delivery (COD), for transportation of personnel and cargo from shore to at-sea aircraft carriers. But the aircraft's inactive production line and other limitations had the Navy looking for a
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USNS Lawrence H. Gianella Completes its Final Underway Mission

Story by Bill Mesta on 05/23/2019 NORFOLK, Va. (May 23, 2019)Military Sealift Command's last champion class T-5 petroleum tanker, USNS Lawrence H. Gianella (T-AOT 1125), completed its final underway mission for the U.S. Navy by sailing down the Elisabeth River to downtown Norfolk, Virginia in support of National Maritime Day,
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NMOTC Sailors Awarded for Saving Lives

Story by PO2 Michael Lieberknecht on 05/20/2019 PENSACOLA, Fla. (May 13, 2019) - Two Sailors assigned to detachments of Navy Medicine Operational Training Center (NMOTC) were recently recognized for life-saving actions outside their line of duty. Aircrew Survival Equipmentman 2nd Class Destanie Gardner and Special Warfare Operator 2"d Class Rya
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Firefighters Complete Technical Rescue/Confined Space Training

Story by Donna M Cipolloni on 03/07/2019 Mimicking a confined space rescue, firefighters from NAS Patuxent River and other fire departments around the state were lowered into a narrow hole Feb. 21 during a required exercise prior to the completion of a 33-hour Technical Rescue/Confined Space Training class. The class,
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