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PEO USC Program Office Wins Two Navy Acquisition Awards

WASHINGTON — The Unmanned Maritime Systems Program Office within Program Executive Office for Unmanned and Small Combatants (PEO USC) received two 2018 Department of the Navy Acquisition Excellence Awards during a ceremony Oct. 16 at the Pentagon, Naval Sea Systems…

Legare Returns to Virginia After Rescue Missions Off the East Coast

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Legare returned home to Coast Guard Base Portsmouth Oct. 15 following a 12-week patrol in the North Atlantic, providing search-and-rescue capability and living marine resource protection, the 5th Coast Guard District…

Fabrication Begins on Future USS Bougainville

PASCAGOULA, Miss. — Fabrication has been started for the future amphibious assault ship USS Bougainville (LHA 8) at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) shipyard in Pascagoula, Mississippi, Naval Sea Systems Command said in an Oct. 16 release. The start of fabrication…

Alert Returns Home Following Counterdrug Patrol

ASTORIA, Ore. — U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Alert returned home Oct. 13 following a 50-day counterdrug patrol to the Eastern Pacific Ocean, the Coast Guard Pacific Area said in an Oct. 15 release. The 75-member crew aboard Alert conducted multiple…

Cutter Heriberto Hernandez Repatriates 12 Dominican Migrants

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez repatriated 12 Dominicans and returned two Haitians to Dominican authorities Oct. 14, following the interdiction of a migrant vessel Oct. 11 in waters just off Mona…

Navy Birthday Ball Marks 243 Years of Service Above Self

WASHINGTON — Hundreds of Washington-area Navy personnel and their guests celebrated 243 years of “honor, courage and commitment” at the U.S. Navy Birthday Ball Oct. 13 at the Ronald Reagan Building, hosted by Navy League national headquarters. The event featured…

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