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Capt. Paul C. Spedero Jr., left, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), and Capt. Craig Sicola, right, executive officer, paint the starboard anchor gold commemorating the ship earning the Retention Excellence Award for 2016. The ship is pierside during the sustainment phase of the optimized fleet response plan. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Anderson W. Branch (Released) 170328-N-KK394-093
F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler pilots across the fleet are conducting pre-deployment workups using the Navy’s revolutionary aircraft carrier landing software—Magic Carpet—with great success and several years ahead of schedule.
WASHINGTON — Three U.S soldiers were shot Sunday in an apparent insider attack at an Afghan military base in Helmand province, raising to at least 15 the number of American personnel wounded in Afghanistan so far this year.
The Americans are being treated for their injuries, said Navy Capt. William Salvin, a spokesman for U.S. Forces Afghanistan in Kabul. He had no further details about their medical condition.
It's not immediately clear to which unit the Americans are assigned.
The U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) fleets took their interoperability to a new level this month, conducting two parts swaps to show their ability to logistically support one another.
The Navy is now knee-deep in the nude online photo-sharing scandal that started with the Marine Corps last week and senior admirals are acting quickly to crack down on a problem that is starting to look like a cyber variation of the Navy's notorious 1991 Tailhook debacle.
The Navy is pulling the trigger on radical changes to the way it trains the entire enlisted force. Gone will be the days of long, upfront technical training known as Class A school: the one that can last up to two years and for many sailors is the only trade-school training they will get during a 20-year career in the Navy.
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