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Nimitz Strike Group Successfully Completes COMPTUEX

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 09:49
The USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 successfully completed its final pre—deployment assessment, Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX), April 21, marking the completion of its condensed Inter—Deployment Training Cycle (IDTC) for an upcoming deployment.
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Navy Reviews Physiological Episodes

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 03:30
The Navy today announced it is conducting a comprehensive review of the facts, circumstances and processes surrounding the recent physiological episodes involving T—45 and F/A—18 aircrew, to include how these issues have been addressed.
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Navy Installations Underway with Transitioning to Defense Biometric Identification System to Enhance Base Security

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 12:11
In 2015 Navy installations began transitioning to the Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS) to enhance base access control security.
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USS Carl Vinson Pilot Ejects Safely at Sea

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 08:57
A pilot safely ejected and was quickly recovered by a helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 4 aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) while conducting routine flight operations during a transit in the Celebes Sea.
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Pacific Partnership 2017 Kicks Off Cooperative Health Engagement in Malaysia

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 08:56
Vans filled with medical personnel in more than 10 different uniforms, supply trucks as tall as the houses they parked next to and hundreds of smiling and wide—eyed locals gathered in the narrow streets of Kampung Suba Buan.
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VCNO Announces Shore Sailor of the Year

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 07:39
Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Bill Moran announced the 2016 Shore Sailor of the Year during a ceremony held at the Pentagon in Washington, April 20.
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Navy is Building Strength Through Stewardship for Earth Day

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 12:54
Performing missions at sea, on land, and in the skies daily around the globe, the Navy is a constant presence in the environment. To emphasize stewardship on all fronts, the Navy workforce is taking part in Earth Day—related activities throughout the month of April.
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Naval War College, Yale Partner on First—of—Kind Humanitarian Simulation

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 12:30
Faculty members from Yale University's School of Medicine, School of Public Health, and U.S. Naval War College's (NWC) Civilian—Military Humanitarian Response Program conducted the first—ever "Consequences of Disease Outbreak" simulation in New Haven, April 12.
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Vice President Pence Visits Naval Air Facility Atsugi

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 06:53
Marking his first official travel to the Asia—Pacific region, Vice President Mike Pence made his first ceremonial stop in Japan at Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi, April 18.
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Theodore Roosevelt hosts "Bridge Talks" PACFLT Initiative

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 08:28
The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (TR) held the first ever "Bridge Talks" to kick off U.S. Pacific Fleet's (PACFLT) new program "The Bridge," April 12.
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Pacific Partnership arrives in Kuching

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 08:28
Pacific Partnership 2017 (PP17) and Malaysian partners embarked aboard expeditionary fast transport USNS Fall River (T—EPF 4) arrived in Kuching, Malaysia, Apr. 14.
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Future USS Gerald R. Ford completes successful builder's sea trials, begins preparations for acceptance trials

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 11:41
The future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) returned from Builder's Sea Trials to Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia on April 14 after seven days at sea.
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COMNAVREG: 'We Must Act'; Hawaii Sailors Engage with Praxis to Fight Sexual Misconduct

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 09:13
Service members stationed throughout Hawaii attended nontraditional Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) training at Sharkey Theater on Joint Base Pearl Harbor—Hickam, April 11—13.
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Navy Suspends Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) on Ships, Subs, Aircraft

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 07:56
Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) and Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet (PACFLT) released a joint message April 14, that suspends the use, possession, storage and charging of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) aboard ships, submarines, aircraft, boats, craft and heavy equipment.
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Portsmouth Naval Shipyard delivered USS Providence (SSN 719) 23 days ahead of schedule

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 14:04
Portsmouth Naval Shipyard delivered USS Providence (SSN 719) back to the Fleet 23 days ahead of schedule and on budget April 7.
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Eisenhower Strike Group Completes First OFRP SUSTEX

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 12:16
The Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (Ike CSG) completed the first sustainment exercise (SUSTEX) under the Navy's Optimized Fleet Response Plan (OFRP), April 11.
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Gerald R. Ford and "Sea Knights" Provide MEDEVAC Support During Sea Trials

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 10:40
The future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) conducted a medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) April 11 to assist a Sailor from dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) who required urgent medical attention.
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Nimitz Conducts COMPTUEX In Preparation For Deployment

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 06:15
Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 is currently undergoing their final pre—deployment assessment, Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX), marking the completion of their condensed Inter—Deployment Training Cycle (IDTC) for an upcoming deployment slated for this year.
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Sterett—Dewey Surface Action Group Makes First Stop of Western Pacific Deployment in Hawaii

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 05:48
Ships and units from the Sterett—Dewey Surface Action Group (Sterett—Dewey SAG) arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor—Hickam, Hawaii, April 11, the first stop of the group's Western Pacific deployment.
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Makin Island Hosts Reception, Concludes Port Visit in Hong Kong

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 09:27
The amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) departed Hong Kong April 11, following a scheduled port visit.
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