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Navy / Marine Corps News highlights for Feb. 17-23

#1 Postby boardman » Mon Feb 19, 2007 11:20 am

Navy / Marine Corps News Highlights for the Week of Feb. 17-23
Story Number: NNS070216-07

From Navy News Service

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Navy/Marine Corps News Program 2007-07

Headlines Ashore and Afloat for the week ending Feb. 17:
- The Secretary of the Navy talks about the future of transformation.
- All 46 V-22 Ospreys are grounded.
- USS Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group enters the 7th Fleet area of responsibility.

NMCN Stories:
- Riverine Squadron 2 stands up.
- Doctors & Sailors from Expeditionary Medical Facility Kuwait provide medical care.
- Marine Corps Security Force Battalion trains anti-terrorism security teams.
- Sailors participate in the Humanitarian Support Over The Shore exercise in Guatemala.

Break 1:
We Are A Team :59

NMCN Stories:
- Sailors in Sasebo, Japan, participate in a fire exercise during Exercise Keen Edge.
- Sailors in Sasebo, Japan, participate in a nuclear, biological and chemical exercise during Exercise Keen Edge.
- Marines participate in a legal exercise.

Fleet Information:
- Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Mullen encourages all to read the current diversity policy.
- Program Manager Infantry Combat Equipment has developed a survey for Marines to provide feedback.
- “Why We Serve” nominations now are being accepted.

Break 2:
All Hands (February) :29
Our Town (Needles, Ca.) :59

NMCN Stories:
- The E2C Hawkeye gets a new propeller.
- Veterans Village offers specialized care for service members.
- Sailors from Naval Station Souda Bay sponsor their own fashion show to enhance morale.

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