U.S. Navy
03/26/2017 at 22:29. Facebook
Navy Weeks allow us to bring our #USNavy home.
In Austin, it was also an opportunity to remember more than 3,400 Texans who gave their lives so others might be free.

Navy Lays Wreath at Texas Capitol Vietnam Veteran Memorial during Navy Week Austin

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U.S. Navy
03/26/2017 at 13:17. Facebook
Our female Sailors and civilians – like Allison Stiller – have a long and distinguished legacy of service in our #USNavy. On Jan. 20, she began performing the duties of our assistant secretary of the Navy for Research Development & Acquisition.
U.S. Navy
03/25/2017 at 13:55. Facebook
Join us in honoring the recipients of our nation's highest medal for valor in combat. On this day in 1863, the first Medals of Honor were presented.

Today, learn about our shipmates who earned it for their conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of life, above and beyond the call of duty.

U.S. Navy: Medal of Honor

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U.S. Navy
03/24/2017 at 22:53. Facebook
Today, women serve in every rank from seaman to admiral and have the opportunity to serve in any occupation in the #USNavy.

In observation of Women’s History Month, we want to introduce you to some of our Faces of the Fleet who continue to contribute to a distinguished legacy of service.

Faces of the Fleet: Women’s History Month

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U.S. Navy
03/24/2017 at 14:22. Facebook
As a maritime nation, we rely on open oceans for prosperity and security. We maintain these open waters while expanding and strengthening our network of partners through exercises like Foal Eagle – a series of joint and combined field training exercises, conducted by the Combined Forces Command and U.S. Forces Korea component commands. Foal Eagle enhances the combat readiness, flexibility, and...
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U.S. Navy
03/23/2017 at 22:26. Facebook
Welcome home, shipmates!
Master Chief Missile Technician Adrian Watkins, assigned to USS Nevada (SSBN 733), hugs his wife after the boat returned to Naval Base Kitsap Tuesday following a routine deterrent patrol.
U.S. Navy
03/23/2017 at 13:38. Facebook
On this Throwback Thursday, we’re back to today 1882 when Secretary of the Navy William Hunt created the Office of Naval Intelligence with General Order Number 292.
Explore how ONI has constantly transformed and evolved to be what our #USNavy and nation needs.

Back to the Future: Office of Naval Intelligence at 135

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U.S. Navy
03/22/2017 at 22:12. Facebook
When we talk about female Sailors and civilians playing a crucial role in our #USNavy, we’re talking about members of our One Navy Team like Raye Montague.

Watch as she shares how she revolutionized our ship design process by contributing her talents and adding to a rich history of service.
U.S. Navy
03/22/2017 at 16:31. Facebook
Don’t be tricked by social engineering like phishing. Always be mindful of the information you’re providing to people you don’t know, regardless of how sincere or legitimate they may seem.
You’re in the #NavyCyber battlespace! Get more Naval Operations Security (OPSEC) tips at [ Go.usa.gov Link ].
U.S. Navy
03/22/2017 at 13:34. Facebook
Busted, AGAIN!
For the second time in five days, USS Laboon (DDG 58) intercepted a small, stateless dhow in the international waters of the Arabian Sea and seized 500 kilograms of Hashish. Maritime security operations at work!

USS Laboon Makes Second Drug Bust in a Week

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U.S. Navy
03/21/2017. Facebook
Take a look at U.S. Navy Blue Angels Boss refueling thanks to the United States Air Force's 79th Air Refueling Squadron.
Up next: Brunswick, Georgia, this weekend for the Wings Over Golden Isles Air Show.
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03/21/2017. Facebook
What's the latest about #USNavy personnel initiatives?
Hear straight from the top with Chief of Naval Personnel - N1 Vice Adm. Robert Burke in the latest Soundings podcast.

Soundings: Chief of Naval Personnel Discusses Latest Personnel Initiatives

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U.S. Navy
03/21/2017. Facebook
100-years-ago today: Loretta Perfectus Walsh left her mark on #USNavy history when she became our first female chief petty officer.

Travel back in time with us for a historical look at other female Sailors who benefited from our female chiefs’ deckplate leadership. BZ shipmates!

100 Years of Deckplate Leadership by Female Navy Chiefs

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U.S. Navy
03/20/2017. Facebook
On this date in #USNavy history: In 2003, Operation Iraqi Freedom began after USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) was among the first to launch tomahawk missiles on Iraq, along with other Navy ships in the Red Sea and Arabian Gulf. Today, we’re still providing on-call scalable options to address a changing world's challenges.
U.S. Navy
03/20/2017. Facebook
This week on the Rundown:
A message from Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson about a problem that we need to solve, a new way to get #USNavy apps, and more. Watch for details.
U.S. Navy
03/20/2017. Facebook
Our civilian employees are dedicated professionals and critical members of our #USNavy team. We can’t accomplish our mission without them.

See how we’re mitigating the effects of the federal hiring freeze on our Navy family.

Weekly Exemption Reviews Aid in Hiring Critical Navy Positions

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U.S. Navy
03/19/2017. Facebook
Our female Sailors – like Vice Adm. Jan Tighe – and civilians have a long and distinguished legacy of service in our #USNavy. Meet our deputy chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare/director of Naval Intelligence here.
U.S. Navy
03/18/2017. Facebook
Start your weekend with a bang – like USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) firing its Mark 45 5-inch gun during a live-fire gunnery exercise during Flag Officer Sea Training 2017 in the Atlantic Ocean, March 13.
U.S. Navy
03/17/2017. Facebook
There’s no room for luck in the #USNavy when we're protecting and defending America!

It takes integrity, accountability, initiative and toughness.
U.S. Navy
03/17/2017. Facebook
On this Throwback Thursday, we’re going back to 1945 for an incredible example of initiative and toughness during the Iwo Jima campaign!

READ: If you don’t know about Pharmacist's Mate 1st Class Francis Pierce’s actions that earned him the Medal of Honor.
SHARE: If you do know his story.

Throwback Thursday

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