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Esteemed Message From Secretary of the Navy Kenneth J. Braithwaite,

NAVY.MIL [WASHINGTON (NNS)] -- To Sailors, Marines, and all men and women of the Department of the Navy serving across this great world: Today marks the honor of my life, taking the oath of office to become the 77th but more importantly...Your Secretary of the Navy. I am incredibly humbled to stand before You, the…

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President Honors Fallen Hero’s During Memorial Day Events

(Defense.gov News) President Donald J. Trump came to ''the noble fortress'' of Fort McHenry in Baltimore to pay tribute on Memorial Day to those who fought and died to keep Americans free. Fort McHenry was the site of the Battle of Baltimore during the War of 1812, when American patriots stood their ground and repelled…

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Who is Navy Seal Foundation & How They Serve The Community

Founded in 2000, the Navy SEAL Foundation has one mission: to provide “immediate and ongoing support and assistance to the Navy Special Warfare community and its families.” It provides Navy SEALs and their families, Navy Special Warfare combatant craft crewmen, support personnel, and their families with wide-ranging programs that support every aspect of their own…

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Special Ops Remain Integral To Nation’s Objectives But Will Change

(DOD News) Special operations forces will remain an integral part of the nation’s solutions to top strategic problems, but they will change, the commander of U.S. Special Operations Command said. At a virtual conference yesterday sponsored by the National Defense Industrial Association, Army Gen. Richard D. Clarke said SOCOM is involved in three wars moving…

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A One-Time Prince Who Became a SEAL Against All Odds

(Defense.gov) Remi Adeleke's incredible family story can be confused as a movie script. Being born into Nigerian royal family to losing everything and then following death of his father his remaining family moved to the Bronx. From having everything to almost having nothing to the troubled streets and life that the impoverished streets of New…

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SOCOM Going All-In On Artificial Intelligence But Still Need Special Operators To Kick Down Doors

(As reported National Intelligence Magazine) Special Operations Command is gung-ho about leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities across its portfolio as it faces off against peer competitors and violent extremist organizations, according to top officials. SOCOM Commander Army Gen. Richard Clarke noted that a number of his program executive offices are keen on the…

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New Website To Help Military Spouses Manage Family Financial Interests

Military spouses often are the family's chief financial officer. From managing permanent-change-of-station moves to unexpected emergencies and changes in pay, there is little doubt about the importance of understanding the unique circumstances of managing personal finances in the military life. A wordmark reading: MilSpouse Money Mission, Educate, Empower, Elevate. In recognition of military spouses and…

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Kelley Brown Letter on Behalf of Adam Brown Legacy Foundation

Greetings! Here is a letter to you from Kelley Brown-the widow of "FEARLESS" Navy SEAL Adam Brown. Please feel free to forward it and share it widely. (Eric Blehm) Dear everyone! I just wanted to thank you for the thousands of letters ya'll have written to me and the entire Brown family after reading FEARLESS-the…

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East Coast Navy Exchange Takes COVID-19 Precautions

Virginia Beach, VA (NNS) -- Beginning May 1, all Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) civilian and military personnel and its affiliated contractors began receiving a health screening and temperature check prior to working in any facility which includes Navy Lodges and NEX retail stores worldwide. “Our NEXCOM team of 14,000 strong continues to support our…

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Defense Secretary Discusses Operations Pandemic Effects

May 4, 2020 DOD News - Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper discussed the immediate operations against COVID-19 and the second order of effects the pandemic will have on the U.S. military during a Brookings Institution webinar. The secretary gave Brookings senior fellow Michael O'Hanlon an overview of the DOD's actions during the pandemic during…

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