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4Th Of July Honors To Our Military

( Before military aircraft screamed over the National Mall and fireworks lit up the night sky yesterday as part of the "2020 Salute to America" event in the nation's capital, the president spoke from the South Lawn of the White House about the contributions of U.S. military personnel to American freedom and history. "Tonight, we…

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Former Operator Robert O’Neill Joins Seawolf Brewing as an Owner

ANNAPOLIS, MD Seawolf Brewing Company, a Military tribute craft beer company, is pleased to announce that former US Navy SEAL Robert J. O’Neill has joined our ownership team and will be our new National Brand Ambassador and Director of Military Relations. “I’m proud to join the Seawolf Team. Now more than ever, America deserves a…

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Never Too Early To Think About Military Retirement

Every frogman knows the importance of planning a mission. Likewise, retirement requires a lot of planning and consideration. In addition to finances, you need to think about when and where you’ll retire. Move back home or to an area with little or no military installation? Remain close to a VA base for ongoing medical benefits?…

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Navy Announces COVID Phase Out

WASHINGTON ( -- The Navy announced a phased plan for resuming official travel and transfers as well as allowing local commanders greater leeway in granting personal leave and liberty. The message, released June 12, follows the Secretary of Defense May 22 memo outlining the transition to a conditions-based, phased approach, to COVID-19 personnel movement and…

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“I Was 12 Years Old When My Brother Was Killed in Viet Nam.”

( I was 12 years old when my brother Mike was killed in Viet Nam. It was early on a Saturday morning, late November, 1968, when there was a knock at the door. My Dad was upstairs shaving, and my Mom was in the kitchen making breakfast. I answered the door, and there was an…

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Peering Into The Future: NATO Initiative 2030

( NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg launched an initiative to peer into the future to see how the alliance should react in an increasingly competitive world. The secretary general unveiled his NATO 2030 initiative at a virtual Atlantic Council Front Page event this morning. Stoltenberg spoke from NATO headquarters in Brussels. The COVID-19 epidemic exemplifies…

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How Will Naval Special Warfare Fit In With Upcoming Artificial Intelligence as it will Increasingly — and Dramatically — Improve Systems Across the Defense Department, As Says the Director of the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center

( ) Artificial intelligence will increasingly — and dramatically — improve systems across the Defense Department, the director of the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center said. Army Lt. Gen. John N.T. ''Jack'' Shanahan spoke remotely from the Pentagon yesterday with Dave Deptula, dean of the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies. ''It is my conviction and deep…

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