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Sailors from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit 2 pose for a photo, before departing for New York.  MDSU personnel will provide support to FEMA and the national vaccination effort at a site in Queens, NY. (U.S. Navy photo)
Navy Expeditionary Combat Force Sailors provide support to state-run, federally-supported COVID vaccination efforts
By Navy Expeditionary Combat Command Public Affairs | Feb. 26, 2021
Sailors from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2 departed Virginia Beach, Virginia, in support of the state-run, federally-supported COVID vaccination efforts on the East Coast, Feb. 19. In all, 48 MDSU personnel...

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Navy Marine Corps Relief Society Kicks Off the 2021 Active Duty Fund Drive
By Navy Expeditionary Combat Command Public Affairs | Feb. 26, 2021
The Secretary of the Navy's annual Active Duty Fund Drive campaign in support of the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) kicks off March 1. Active Duty Sailors and Marines are taking care of their own by providing...

151208-N-ZZ999-035 NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (Dec. 8, 2015) - Sailors from Navy Cargo Handling Battalion 1 (NCHB 1) swing literage aboard the USNS 1st LT Jack Lummus (T-AK 3010) during an instream loading exercise.  NCHB 1 is the Navy's only active duty cargo handling battalion and one of eight battalions under Navy Expeditionary Logistics Support Group (NAVELSG).  NAVELSG  provides expeditionary logistics capability for the Navy and joint service customers. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Boatswain's Mate Cynthia VanHorn/Released)
Refueling our Forces
By Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Bagen, NAVELSG Public Affairs | Feb. 19, 2021
Navy Cargo Handling Battalion 1 (NCHB 1) conducted a week-long Forward Arming and Refueling Point (FARP) training at Ft. Eustis with the U.S. Army Reserve's 5-159th General Services Aviation Battalion (GSAB) in...

Elk Grove Native Earns Black Engineer of the Year Award
By By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ivana Campbell | Feb. 17, 2021
An Elk Grove, California native received a Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA) during the virtual BEYA science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) conference, Feb 12. ...

APRA HARBOR, Guam (Jan. 12, 2021) Boatswain�s Mate 2nd Class Sean Hoyle, left and from Morgan Hill, Calif., and Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Carlos Rodriguez, from Phoenix, Ariz. and both deployed with the Navy Expeditionary Logistics capability of Task Force 75, connect a Mark VI patrol boat cradle to the twin crane on the Military Sealift Command�s large, medium-speed roll-on/roll-off ship USNS Soderman (TA-AKR 317) during a lift on/lift off operation in Apra Harbor, Guam. Navy Cargo Handling Battalion 1 is the Navy�s only active duty cargo handling battalion and is a rapidly deployable operating unit of Navy Expeditionary Combat Command, capable of loading and discharging ships and aircraft in all climatic and threat conditions. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Travis Simmons)
Deckplate Innovation
By NECC Public Affairs | Feb. 11, 2021
Navy Expeditionary Combat Force (NECF) Sailors with ideas that will innovate the force have a unique way of having their voices heard, at the TYCOM level. In 2019 Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) began using a...

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Naval Safety Center Begins Enterprise-wide Overhaul of Safety Professionals
By Stephanie Slater, Naval Safety Center Safety Promotions | Feb. 24, 2021
The Naval Safety Center (NAVSAFECEN) has kicked off a line of effort to refine and align safety professionals’ competencies across the Naval Enterprise. “We are deliberately looking at human talent to ensure that we provide standardized training, development, and quality of service to improve our brand as your safety advocate,” said Rear Adm. F.R. Luchtman, NAVSAFECEN Commander. “Standardized safety professional development directly complements the force’s ability to achieve operational readiness to decisively win in the battlespace.”
Risk Management Moves into 21st Century
By Rebecca Coleman, Naval Safety Center Safety Promotions | Feb. 1, 2021
The Naval Safety Center (NAVSAFECEN) is launching a new effort to improve the Navy’s risk management program for the 21st century and make it more relevant across all levels of the naval enterprise.
2021 PDS Call for Speakers
By Leslie Tomaino, Naval Safety Center Safety Promotions | Jan. 28, 2021
The Naval Safety and Environmental Training Center (NAVSAFENVTRACEN) will host the 29th Annual Joint Safety and Environmental Professional Development Symposium (PDS) April 19-23. Conference planners are looking for claimant meeting sponsors and breakout session presenters.
Naval Safety Center Kicks Off Digital Transformation Initiative
By Sarah Langdon, Naval Safety Center Safety Promotions | Dec. 16, 2020
The Naval Safety Center (NAVSAFECEN) conducted its first Digital Transformation Workshop, Nov. 17-18, in support of its commitment to work as “Your Safety Advocate.” The event, a collaboration with industry partner Microsoft, kicked off a new chapter in NAVSAFECEN’s ongoing investment in transforming how the center impacts and supports the naval enterprise with a focus on data and analytics, to better meet its core mission of identifying hazards and reducing risk to people and resources.
Weathering the Winter Ride
By Amy Robinson, Naval Safety Center Safety Promotions | Dec. 7, 2020
Unless you’re on the West Coast, many riders will inevitably have to face the decision soon if they

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