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  1. Service mourns 12 fallen one year after Navy Yard shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Navy Times

    Vice Adm. William Hilarides' voice broke as he read 12 names, each followed by a bell toll, at a ceremony marking the one-year anniversary of the shootings here that claimed the lives of those named.

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  2. Today in U.S. Naval History: September 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Marine News

    Today in U.S. Naval History - September 16 1854 - Cdr. David G. Farragut takes possession of Mare Island, the first U.S. Navy Yard on the Pacific.

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  3. Reporting: The Giffords ShootingFROM Nobody to SomebodyRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2011 | American Reporter

    When the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot two weeks ago published on its internet page three videos made four years ago by the executive officer of the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Enterprise, it unleashed a firestorm that would sink the career of a decorated officer. The Navy's actions to relieve Capt.

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  4. PAE wins $359M contract to support Navy test rangeRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Washington Technology

    PAE has won a potentially $359 million contract to support the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division's Atlantic Test Range and Atlantic Targets and Marine Operations Division. Under the contract, PAE will provide systems operations, laboratory and field testing, marine operations and target support services, engineering, range sustainability, maintenance, data reduction and analysis, the company said in a release.

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  5. Diversity Leaders Embark USS NimitzRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Nine representatives from five different diversity groups along with Commander, Navy Recruiting Command , Rear Adm. Annie B. Andrews, visited the USS Nimitz as part of the distinguished visitor embark program, Sept.

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  6. General Dynamics Wins $234M Navy Contract for Work in Quonset, NewportRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    A $234 million contract awarded to Electric Boat by the U.S. Navy will bring some work to Newport and Quonset. The subsidiary of Groton, Conn.-based General Dynamics was awarded the contract last week and could value $1.5 billion with the potential for exercised options.

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  7. Somber Navy ceremony remembers a good peopleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    United States Navy personnel prepare for a service at Admiral Leutze Park on the grounds of the Washington Navy Yard to remember the victims and to mark the one-year anniversary of the Washington Navy Yard shooting on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 in Washington, D.C. He was in Building 197 at the Washington Navy Yard last Sept.

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  8. Report: Japan Interested in Aegis Ashore for Ballistic Missile DefenseRead the original story

    Yesterday | U.S. Naval Institute

    ... system at the Pacific Missile Range Facility. This is the test asset for the Aegis Ashore system on Jan. 8, 2014. US Navy Photo The paper reported the Defense Ministry is expected to spend "tens of millions of yen" as part of the Fiscal Year 2015 ...

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  9. Washington Navy Yard Remembers Shooting One Year LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Marine News

    It was a day no one who worked on the Washington Navy Yard will ever forget. Shortly after 8 a.m., on Sept.

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  10. Navy Captain Recalls the Coolest Ships That Never WereRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    I hope to leave the reader with an understanding of why the tools of war can shape events just as much as the men that control them. The Washington Naval Treaty of 1922 was an attempt to discourage an arms race after the horror of World War I. Cutting more than half the world's navies, the signing countries limited the size of fleets, ships and guns.

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  11. Don't forget to celebrate Constitution Day: Guest opinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OregonLive.com

    "What are you doing for Constitution Day this year?" This is a question rarely asked and, if asked, one might get a puzzled look and, "What day?" as a response. Such a response might be chalked up to the fact that, as far as holidays go, Constitution Day is just a baby.

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  12. Service mourns 12 fallen one year after Navy Yard shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MilitaryCity.com

    Vice Adm. William Hilarides' voice broke as he read 12 names, each followed by a bell toll, at a ceremony marking the one-year anniversary of the shootings here that claimed the lives of those named.

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  13. Next Act Theatre explores life after wartime in 'Welcome Home, Jenny Sutter'Read the original story

    Yesterday | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Thousands of American military personnel have returned home injured from the war in Iraq. Next Act Theatre's new production, "Welcome Home, Jenny Sutter," doesn't try to make a grand statement about that reality.

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  14. U.S. Navy Sailor Promoted to Chief Petty Officer at NAS-KingsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KIII

    Petty Officer First Class Joshua McWilliams was advanced to the rank of Chief Petty Officer in a pinning ceremony Tuesday morning at Naval Air Station-Kingsville. McWilliams is the only sailor in South Texas to be selected to put on the anchors of the Chief Petty Officer this year.

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  15. W.C. FowlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cadiz Record

    Funeral services for W.C. Fowler, 84, of Cadiz, formerly of Hopkinsville, will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Hughart and Beard Funeral Home in Hopkinsville. 1 comment

  16. Gas Turbine Acceptance Test Completed for S. Korea NavyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Marine News

    Rolls-Royce has reached a milestone in the Republic of Korea Navy's FFX frigate program, with the successful completion of acceptance tests for the MT30 gas turbine. The MT30, which will power the FFX Batch II frigates, is the world's most power-dense marine gas turbine, meaning it packs in the maximum power into the smallest available space on board the ship, Rolls-Royce said.

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  17. A Conversation With Ray MabusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CFR.org

    Speaker: Raymond E. Mabus, Secretary of the Navy, U.S. Department of Defense Moderator: Michael R. Gordon, National Security Correspondent, New York Times September 15, 2014 Council on Foreign Relations GORDON: Hi. Welcome to the Council on Foreign Relations.

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  18. 50 Years of the Ford Mustang to be Celebrated at 17th Annual Fleet Week Coronado Speed FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Auto Channel

    Sept. 16, 2014: Tens of thousands of car enthusiasts will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang at this week's 17th Annual Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival in San Diego, CA. "You can expect to see Mustangs in all shapes, sizes, and ages - including classics from 1965 to the current model Mustang - and everything in between," said Marc Bodrie of the Mustang Club of San Diego.

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  19. Navy leaders recall the chiefs who shaped themRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Navy Times

    Then-Lt. j.g. Bill Gortney, second from left, was mentored by senior enlisted leaders like Master Chief Aviation Structural Mechanic 'Spiffy' Strickland, second from right, seen here in their squadron ready room aboard the carrier Nimitz.

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  20. Scottish soldiers join battle over independenceRead the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    A furious fight has broken out over the question of Scotland's future defence and its past military legacy in the final days before an independence referendum, with veterans arguing for both sides. At the forefront of the defence issue is the fate of Britain's submarine-borne nuclear arsenal at the Royal Navy base at Faslane on the Firth of Clyde.

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