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170418-N-NT795-745 SAN DIEGO (April 18, 2017) Sailors assigned to Coastal Riverine Squadron (CRS) 1 underway in transit at San Diego bay during a live fire exercise conducted by Coastal Riverine Group (CRG) 1 Training and Evaluation Unit (TEU). The Coastal Riverine Force is core Navy capability that’s provides high value assets protection and maritime security operations in coastal and inland waterways. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Boatswain’s Mate Nelson Doromal/Released)
NECF Protects the Fleet, Joint, and Combined Forces Across the Continuum of Great Power Competition, Crisis, and Conflict
By NECC Public Affairs | May 12, 2021
Navy warships and auxiliary support vessels are inherently more vulnerable when moored or transiting into and out of ports and harbors than while transiting at sea.  The Navy Expeditionary Combat Force (NECF),...

U.S. Navy Hospitalman Caleb Coker, a Jacksonville, Florida, native assigned to Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command Camp Pendleton, California, administers the St. Louis Community Vaccination Center’s 20,000th COVID-19 vaccination, April 26, 2021. Located at The Dome at America’s Center in St. Louis, this CVC is a federal pilot Type 2 center. U.S. Northern Command, through U.S. Army North, remains committed to providing continued, flexible Department of Defense support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency as part of the whole-of-government response to COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ryan Gomez/92nd Air Refueling Wing)
I Changed My Mind for Myself, My Shipmates, and My Family
By Lt. Cmdr. Amber Lewis, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command | April 30, 2021
If you are wary, maybe even afraid, of the COVID 19 vaccine, or skeptical about its effectiveness; you are not alone. Some Sailors assigned to Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) had smiliar concerns and feelings...

A U.S. Navy Sailor aided distressed mariners in San Diego Bay, March 26, 2021. 
Senior Chief Hull Maintenance Technician Mario Pais, a native of St. Petersburg, Fla., assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Training and Evaluation Unit (EODTEU) 1, was with his unit at sea when he heard a distress call over the Coast Guard radio channel.

According to a San Diego Harbor Police report, Pais responded quickly to the call and took control of the scene. He administered first aid to a civilian mariner and calmed the remainder of passengers aboard their boat before safely leading them to the San Diego Harbor Police Station in Shelter Island, San Diego. 

Pais’ actions improved the overall chances of the survivability of the injured civilian, according to the report.
EODTEU 1 Sailor Aid Mariners in Distress
By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jason Isaacs | April 28, 2021
Senior Chief Hull Maintenance Technician Mario Pais, a native of St. Petersburg, Fla., assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Training and Evaluation Unit (EODTEU) 1, was with his unit at sea when he heard a distress call...

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Navy Expeditionary Forces Secure the Operating Environment Across the Competition Continuum
By Navy Expeditionary Combat Command Public Affairs | April 12, 2021
Hidden under the cover of darkness or operating in plain sight, your Navy Expeditionary Intelligence Command (NEIC) Intelligence Exploitation Teams (IETs) and Expeditionary Exploitation Unit 1 (EXU-1) Sailors operate at the...

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First Female Utilitiesman Chief and Chief Warrant Officer of the Seabees Still Serves the Force She Loves
By Petty Officer 2nd Class Cori Goins | March 29, 2021
When it comes to being the first to do something, it may seem like an impossible feat. There are many challenges and hurdles to jump over as a first. That didn’t stop Diane Littrell, training resource manager for Navy...

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Distracted Driving: A Safety Issue to Keep Eyes On
By Leslie Tomaino, Naval Safety Center Safety Promotions | May 4, 2021
The Naval Safety Center (NAVSAFECEN) reminds those across the Naval Enterprise that distracted driving continues to be a prevalent and risky issue nationwide. Distracted driving comes in many forms and steering clear is necessary at all times.
'You're the Key' - Naval Safety Center Launches Motor Vehicle Safety Campaign
By Sarah Langdon | April 26, 2021
The Naval Safety Center (NAVSAFECEN) launched a Motor Vehicle Safety Campaign April 26 to increase awareness on the top contributing factors to motor vehicle accidents and inform Sailors and Marines on ways they can reduce the likelihood and severity of motor vehicle mishaps through appropriate risk management strategies and best practices.
Naval Safety Center Launches Annual 101 Critical Days Of Summer Safety Campaign
By Sarah Langdon, Naval Safety Center Safety Promotions | April 20, 2021
Summer is almost upon us and it is, once again, time for the Naval Safety Center’s (NAVSAFECEN) annual 101 Critical Days of Summer safety campaign. Summer is the longest vacation period of the year. As the restrictions of COVID-19 begin to relax across the globe in compliance with country, state and military base guidelines, there will be an increase in people who are out enjoying the sunshine and warm weather, swimming, boating, playing and traveling.
Safety Professionals Receive First NSP Certificates
By Amy Robinson, Naval Safety Center Safety Promotions | April 14, 2021
A new naval program now enables safety professionals throughout the Navy and Marine Corps to receive a certificate attesting they have completed the competency development training necessary to perform their duties.
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.”

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