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Navy/Marine Corps News for the Week of Oct. 14-20, 2006

#1 Postby boardman » Wed Oct 25, 2006 5:47 am

Navy/Marine Corps News for the Week of Oct. 14-20, 2006
Story Number: NNS061020-01
10/20/2006

From the Navy News Service www.news.navy.mil

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Headlines Ashore and Afloat for the week ending Oct. 20, 2006:

- Potential duty assignments for Individual Augmentees are explained.
- Ninth anniversary of the Women in Military Service for America Memorial was recognized.
- USS Hyman G. Rickover (SSN 709) returns to Norfolk, Va., from its last deployment.

NMCN Stories:
- An earthquake affects naval installations in Hawaii.
- The Secretary of the Navy visits Recruit Training Center Great Lakes for the first time.
- Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal members train military personel from Jordan.
- Dredging of the Elizabeth River is proposed to support large naval vessels.
- One of the most iconic flags in American history has found a new home.

Break 1:
CNO: Voting :29
Driving Safety :59

NMCN Stories:
- FLTCM DiRossa wins the Positive Voice for American military women award.
- The Navy participates in the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference.

Fleet Information:
- Two new force master chief positions are announced.
- The Navy established the Expeditionary Combat Readiness Center at Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek.
- Marine driver Ashton Lewis and Navy driver Shane Huffman finish 11th and 39th at the Dollar General 300.

Break 2:
SWO :29
CNO: CFC :29

NMCN Stories:
- Citizens of Marinette, Wis., comment on their support of PCU Freedom.
- Naval Support Facility Diego Garcia gets rid of a lot of metal.
- A former mainstay of the Navy and Air Force is given a facelift.

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