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NAS Key West Opens EFAC for Returning Evacuees

Sat, 09/23/2017 - 09:02
Naval Air Station Key West's Fleet and Family Support Center has established an Emergency Family Assistance Center program at its office on Sigsbee Park to provide support and coordinate services for families returning from the Hurricane Irma evacuation Sept. 22, 2017.
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CNO Visits NAS Key West Post Hurricane Irma

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 12:28
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Steven Giordano visited Naval Air Station Key West for a tour and all hands call at NAS Key West's Boca Chica Field Sept. 21.
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Navy Continues to Foster Resiliency to Families of the Fallen

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:01
Since 1936, the last Sunday in September has been designated as Gold Star Mother's Day to recognize and honor those who have lost a child serving in the United States Armed Forces.
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NAVSUP FLC San Diego Supports Mexico Humanitarian Assistance Efforts

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 05:17
NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) San Diego personnel assisted in the coordination and delivery of more than 50,000 pounds of humanitarian aid supplies as part of earthquake relief efforts for Mexico Sept. 20.
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Northcom Providing Disaster Relief Following Hurricane Maria

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 19:14
U.S. Northern Command is fully engaged with federal, state and local mission partners as the command provides support to the response efforts for Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria.
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Navy Awards Contract for Columbia Class Submarine Development

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 15:10
The Navy awarded a $5.1 billion contract to General Dynamics Electric Boat for Integrated Product and Process Development (IPPD) of the Columbia Class submarine Sept. 21.
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Naval War College Phasing Out Legacy CD—ROM Course

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 13:26
U.S. Naval War College (NWC) will no longer enroll new students in the CD—ROM program offered through the school's College of Distance Education (CDE) after Sept. 30.
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Iwo Jima, New York Wrap Up Recovery Efforts in Key West

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 09:50
USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), USS New York (LPD 21), along with multiple embarked Navy and Marine Corps units completed initial recovery operations in support of federal and state officials, September 16, following Hurricane Irma's devastation of Key West, Florida.
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US 5th Fleet Welcomes New Commander

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 05:58
Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT)/U.S. 5th Fleet (C5F)/Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) held a change of command ceremony at Naval Support Activity Bahrain Sept. 19.
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USS Iwo Jima and USS New York Return to Mayport

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 17:52
USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), USS New York (LPD 21), along with multiple embarked Navy and Marine Corps units, completed initial rescue and recovery operations in support of federal and state officials, Sept. 17, following Hurricane Irma's devastation of the Florida Keys.
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Changes to CMS—ID Mean More Opportunities at Negotiation

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 07:48
The Navy announced, in NAVADMIN 231/17, that job announcement windows and the period of time Sailors have to negotiate orders are changing within the Career Management System Interactive Detailing (CMS—ID), Sept. 18.
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CTF 70 and DESRON 15 Commanders Relieved Due to Loss of Confidence

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 05:37
Vice Adm. Phil Sawyer, commander of U.S. 7th Fleet, Sept. 18, relieved the commander of Task Force 70 (CTF 70), Rear Adm. Charles Williams and the commander of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON), 15, Capt. Jeffrey Bennett. Both reliefs were due to a loss of confidence in their ability to command.
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Command of 3rd Fleet Changes Hands as Tyson Retires

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 07:02
Vice Adm. John D. Alexander relieved Vice Adm. Nora W. Tyson as commander of U.S. 3rd Fleet during a change of command and retirement ceremony held aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) at Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego, Sept. 15.
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Navy to Christen Amphibious Assault Ship Tripoli

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 20:37
The Navy will christen its newest America—class amphibious assault ship, the future USS Tripoli (LHA 7), during a 10 a.m. CDT ceremony, Sept. 16, in Pascagoula, Mississippi.
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USS Abraham Lincoln and USS San Jacinto depart Florida coast

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 17:37
The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) with embarked Carrier Strike Group 12 (CSG 12) staff, and the guided—missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) departed Key West, Fla., yesterday after turning over Navy sea—based support to civilian authorities to Carrier Strike Group 10 (CSG 10).
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Navy Celebrates 2017 Hispanic Heritage Month

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 11:41
The Navy joins the nation in celebrating Hispanic Americans during Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15—Oct. 15.
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CERT Deploys to Key West After Hurricane Irma

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 06:25
Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast dispatched the first of a 17 person Contingency Engineering Response Team (CERT) today to Naval Air Station (NAS) Key West from NAS Jacksonville. The rest of the team will fly down Wednesday, Sept. 13 on a separate flight.
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USS Iwo Jima, USS New York and USS San Jacinto Begin Key West Recovery Operations

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 06:13
The amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21), and the guided—missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56), along with various embarked air and amphibious landing assets, arrived on station off of Key West, Florida, Sept. 12.
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US Navy Leads International Effort to Deploy Buoys into the Arctic Ocean

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:45
The U.S. National Ice Center in coordination with the Office of Naval Research, Office of the Oceanographer of the Navy, Danish Joint Arctic Command, Environmental and Climate Change Canada and University of Washington deployed buoys into the Arctic Ocean during a joint mission.
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Navy Region Southeast Installations Working to Restore Normal Operations

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 10:32
Rear Adm. Bette Bolivar, commander, Navy Region Southeast, has directed Navy commands in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina to return to normal operations when safe to do so.
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