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ATLANTIC OCEAN (May 17, 2020) - Yeoman 3rd Class Anthony Nichols poses with his racing bib before participating in the virtual Marine Corps
USS Donald Cook Sailors Complete Marine Corps “Historic Half” Marathon
By Lt. j. g. Sarah Claudy, USS Donald Cook Public Affairs | June 5, 2020
Three USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) Sailors completed the annual Marine Corps “Historic Half” Marathon at sea, May 17, 2020.

PHILIPPINE SEA (June 4, 2020) The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) departs Apra Harbor July 4, 2020. Following an extended visit to Guam in the midst of the COVID-19 global pandemic, Theodore Roosevelt is returning to operational tasking during a deployment to the Indo-Pacific.
USS Theodore Roosevelt departs Guam mission ready
By USS Theodore Roosevelt Public Affairs | June 4, 2020
APRA HARBOR, Guam - USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) departed Apra Harbor to continue its scheduled

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Letter from Leadership: Respect, Dignity and Inclusion
By | June 3, 2020
Dear CNE/CNA/C6F Teammates, As we continue to watch the demonstrations and violence playing out in cities across America and here in Europe, it is important to take time to reflect upon the situation and acknowledge the impact this is having on us, our shipmates, and our families. The catalyst for the current situation may have been the death of Mr. George Floyd, but we should all understand that the outrage sparked by his death goes much deeper across many communities in our great Nation.

200515-N-N0146-1004 MANAMA, Bahrain (May 15, 2020) Rear Adm. Rodney DeWalt (right), vice commander of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT), and 2nd Lt. Lucas DeWalt pose for a photo after a commissioning ceremony for Air Force officers that was held virtually to prevent the spread of COVID-19. NAVCENT’s area of operations encompasses about 2.5 million square miles of water area and includes the Arabian Gulf, Arabian Sea, Gulf of Oman, Red Sea and parts of the Indian Ocean. The expanse is comprised of 20 countries and includes three critical choke points at the Strait of Hormuz, the Suez Canal and the Bab el-Mandeb Strait at the southern tip of Yemen.  (U.S. Navy photo by Vice Adm. Jim Malloy)
Virtual Oath of Office
By | June 3, 2020
NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY BAHRAIN (May 17, 2020) Rear Adm. Rodney DeWalt, vice commander of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT), administered the Oath of Office to his son, Lucas DeWalt, during a graduation ceremony for students of the Texas Christian University Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps May 15, 2020.

A NOSC Survival Guide
By Cmdr. Brian Scopa, commanding officer, NOSC Richmond | June 3, 2020
Why is it so important for us to get the essentials of Reserve readiness right? In war, the contest typically goes to the side that makes the fewest mistakes — not necessarily the side with the best plan or most sophisticated capabilities. The essentials form the base of the Reserve readiness pyramid, and we can’t ascend to the peak of readiness if we struggle with the basics.

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NAVSAFECEN Prepares Fleet For New Mishap Reporting System
By Stephanie Slater, Naval Safety Center | May 22, 2020
The Department of the Navy will begin using Risk Management Information (RMI) Streamlined Incident
FY 19 Grampaw Pettibone Award Winners Announced
By Aaron Strickland, Naval Safety Center Safety Promotions Public Affairs | May 15, 2020
Training Squadron (VT) 10 and Lt. Katherine Smisson of Command and Control Squadron (VAW) 121 are winners of the 2019 Grampaw Pettibone Award. The award, presented by the Naval Safety Center (NAVSAFECEN), recognizes individuals and organizations that contribute the most toward aviation safety through publications and media resources.
Rear Adm. Luchtman Relieves Rear Adm. Leavitt at Naval Safety Center Change of Command
By Aaron Strickland, Naval Safety Center | May 4, 2020
Rear Adm. Fredrick R. Luchtman relieved Rear Adm. Mark L. Leavitt as commander, Naval Safety Center (NAVSAFECEN), in a change of command ceremony, April 28. Vice Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Robert P. Burke, presided over the ceremony. Only family members and NAVSAFECEN’s executive staff attended in person at its Naval Station Norfolk headquarters in consideration of COVID-19 restrictions.
Navy Adds To Ranks Of Gas Free Engineers Protecting Workforce
By Stephanie Slater, Naval Safety Center | April 30, 2020
Until recently, only 14 people across the Navy were certified as gas free engineers (GFE) to inspect
Naval Safety Center Lessons Learned Division Wins Navy League Safety Award
By Aaron Strickland, Naval Safety Center | April 17, 2020
Mr. Christopher Rew and Mr. David Deuel from Naval Safety Center’s (NAVSAFECEN) Lessons Learned

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