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MAY 30, 2016 REMEMBER THE FALLEN AND THEIR ULTIMATE SACRIFICE

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58th Chief of Naval Personnel Assumes Office

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- On May 27, Vice Adm. Robert Burke became the 58th Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) when he assumed duties from Vice Adm. Bill Moran. Prior to the change of office, Burke was promoted to the rank of vice admiral by Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. John Richardson.

A thousand new ensigns, lieutenants head off into the fleet

The Naval Academy sent 1,076 ensigns and 2nd lieutenants out into the world Friday, the first class in history to join a completely integrated military, where a sailor or Marine’s gender won’t limit what they’re able to do.

2 F/A-18s crash off North Carolina coast

Two F/A-18F Super Hornets assigned to VFA-211 flying off the coast of Cape Hatteras were involved in an in-flight mishap.

As Navy Faces $848M O&M Shortfall, Picking What Maintenance To Skip Is Full Of Risk

A mid-year review of Navy operations and maintenance funding found a $848-million shortfall, forcing the Navy to restrict flying hours, defer five ship maintenance availabilities until Fiscal Year 2017, defer continuous maintenance work for two amphibious ready groups and a carrier strike group – and nearly suspend work at the service’s largest regional maintenance center.

Navy Lays Bare F/A-18 Readiness Gaps, Could Take Year to Surge Air Wing

Three out of four F/A-18s are not ready to go to war and it could take up to a year for the Navy to pull together enough fighters to field an surge force air wing, service officials told members of the House Armed Services Committee on Thursday.

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    ID to get on base

    Posted by Jonathan Losche on May 7, 2016 at 12:00pm 6 Comments

    My son is returning from deployment in July and we're going down to see the ship come in.  We both have drivers licenses that will let us get on base.  My son is 15 and only has a school ID should I get him a US passport?

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    Posted by Bill Harper on April 27, 2016 at 4:09pm 1 Comment

    I just looked at my countdown clock on my phone. 1 day, 17 hours until my son graduates from basic training at G.L. My wife and I can hardly wait for Friday, April 29th to get her Here!

    Be Strong, My Navy Sailor

    Posted by Joe Olmsted on April 13, 2016 at 10:54am 1 Comment

    I am just going to post the link to my actual blog here because copying and pasting just isn't really working with all the pictures and videos that are in the blog.  Thank you for allowing me to share this with all of you and thank you for…

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    Glad I found NavyDads!

    Posted by John Marx on April 10, 2016 at 8:48am 1 Comment

    I found the NavyDads page on Thursday night while in the hotel. My son had his PIR on Friday. Better late than never on finding the page I guess. I am sure the site will be of help in the future too. We were very surprised to find out that my son… Continue
     
     
     

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