U.S. Navy News Of Note

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Re: U.S. Navy News Of Note

Postby Michael H. Standart » Sat Apr 27, 2013 2:07 am

From The Navy Newsstand:
Chief of Naval Operations Testifies on FY14 Budget Priorities
See http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=73640
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Re: U.S. Navy News Of Note

Postby Michael H. Standart » Wed May 01, 2013 10:18 pm

From Naval Today:
Mobile Utilities Support Equipment Technicians Deploy in Support of USS Enterprise
See http://navaltoday.com/2013/05/01/mobile ... nterprise/
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Re: U.S. Navy News Of Note

Postby Michael H. Standart » Tue May 07, 2013 2:17 am

From The Navy Times:
Launch of Navy's newest aircraft carrier delayed
See http://www.navytimes.com/article/201305 ... er-delayed
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Re: U.S. Navy News Of Note

Postby Michael H. Standart » Sun May 12, 2013 5:15 am

From The Navy Times:
Little change in new fleet plan
See http://www.navytimes.com/article/201305 ... fleet-plan

(Note: Decommissioning logistical support assets is a particularly bad idea. Especially when it's a relatively modern ship.)
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Re: U.S. Navy News Of Note

Postby Michael H. Standart » Thu Jun 06, 2013 10:58 pm

From The Navy Newsstand:
PCU Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) Welcomes 60 New Crew Members
See http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=74667
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Re: U.S. Navy News Of Note

Postby Michael H. Standart » Fri Jun 21, 2013 3:09 am

From The Navy Newsstand:
Enterprise Makes Final Trip to Newport News Shipyard
See http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=74946

Comment: To any of my fellow shiplovers out there, don't click on the high res photo if you have a faint constitution. The picture of this great ship all stripped down is depressing.
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Re: U.S. Navy News Of Note

Postby Michael H. Standart » Mon Jul 01, 2013 11:22 pm

From Naval Today:
HII Gets USD 745 Million USS Enterprise Contract
See http://navaltoday.com/2013/07/01/hii-ge ... -contract/
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Re: U.S. Navy News Of Note

Postby Michael H. Standart » Thu Jul 11, 2013 4:52 am

From The Navy Times:
7 frigates on list of FY '14 decommissionings
See http://www.navytimes.com/article/201307 ... issionings
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Re: U.S. Navy News Of Note

Postby Michael H. Standart » Fri Jul 12, 2013 4:41 am

From The Navy Newsstand:
Time Capsule Placed on USS Gerald R. Ford to Memorialize Carrier Namesake's Lifetime Achievements
See http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=75328
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Re: U.S. Navy News Of Note

Postby Michael H. Standart » Sat Aug 03, 2013 10:39 pm

From The Navy Times:
Report: Once-grounded cruiser Port Royal may be worth saving
See http://www.navytimes.com/article/201308 ... rth-saving
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Re: U.S. Navy News Of Note

Postby Michael H. Standart » Sun Aug 04, 2013 9:08 pm

From The Navy Times:
USS Indianapolis survivors attend last big reunion
See http://www.navytimes.com/article/201308 ... ig-reunion
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Re: U.S. Navy News Of Note

Postby Michael H. Standart » Mon Aug 05, 2013 10:11 pm

From The Navy Times:
Analysis: A look at cutting 3 carrier strike groups
See http://www.navytimes.com/article/201308 ... ike-groups
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Re: U.S. Navy News Of Note

Postby Michael H. Standart » Thu Aug 15, 2013 9:28 pm

From Marine Link:
Final Aircraft Elevator Installed on U.S. Aircraft Carrier
See http://www.marinelink.com/news/installe ... 57678.aspx
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Re: U.S. Navy News Of Note

Postby Michael H. Standart » Mon Aug 19, 2013 10:09 pm

From The Navy Times:
Sailors honored for averting disaster on Comstock
See http://www.navytimes.com/article/201308 ... r-Comstock

Comment: Good show!
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Re: U.S. Navy News Of Note

Postby Michael H. Standart » Sat Sep 07, 2013 4:08 am

From The Navy Newsstand:
CNO Details Navy's Fiscal 2014 Budget Realities
See http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=76359

Comment: The vultures are coming home to roost.
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