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Dedication of the “Ward” Room at the Pentagon

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Clifford L. H. Davis, Naval History and Heritage Command, Communication and Outreach Division WASHINGTON –Director of Navy Staff Vice Adm. G. James Foggo III held a dedication ceremony for a conference room at the Pentagon, June 6.   Used to host major meetings for …

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“LOST BACK END CREW”

By LT Liza Dougherty, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group Two, Public Affairs Officer The letter landed on my desk after I’d been at Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron (VQ) TWO maybe three months, with the suggestion to “see what you can do with this.” A new NFO, I had been given the …

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Naval History of Oregon

By Lt. j.g. Chloe Morgan, Naval History and Heritage Command, Communication and Outreach Division Oregon has more ties to the U.S. Navy than one might initially think. For starters, Oregon’s state colors are Navy blue and gold. At least 30 ships have been named after the state of Oregon, its cities, places and people. …

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Naval History of Washington State

By Naval History and Heritage Command, Communication and Outreach Division The state of Washington is named after President George Washington, who was an early proponent of sea power. He’s quoted as saying, “It follows then as certain as that night succeeds the day, that without a decisive naval force we …

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