Navy/Marine Corps News for the Week of Oct. 21-28, 2006
Story Number: NNS061027-02
From the Navy News Service www.news.navy.mil
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Headlines Ashore and Afloat for the week ending Oct. 27, 2006:
- HSV2 Swift rescued four people off the coast of the Republic of the Philippines.
- Military personnel walk in remembrance of Marines killed in Beirut, Lebanon, Oct. 23, 1983.
- How Navy Individual Augmentees contribute to the mission is explained.
- Retired Adm. Vern Clark and former Secretary of the Navy Gordon England are recognized by the Naval Order of the United States..
- A new vessel offers Sailors quality of life and command-control improvements.
- Marines train with satellites in a jump unit.
- U.S. Air Force personnel airlift the Marines to deployment training.
- A new system to improve aircraft maintenance is introduced.
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- Marines practice using non-lethal tactics.
- U.S. Joint Forces Command looks at a new way of using exercise simulations.
- An update on USS Texas (SSN 775), her crew and a visit by a distinguished visitor.
- The history of former aviation field Yorktown is honored.
- The U.S. Army has resumed responsibility for the Blue to Green program.
- Command operations reports replace command histories.
October All Hands :29
- U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self Defense personnel conduct a cultural exchange.
- Forward deployed personnel expand their educational horizons.
- Sailors and Japanese come together to carve pumpkins in Gonohe, Japan.
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