Navy / Marine Corps News highlights for April 21 - 27, 2007

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Navy / Marine Corps News highlights for April 21 - 27, 2007

#1 Postby boardman » Fri Apr 20, 2007 3:07 pm

Navy / Marine Corps News highlights for the week of April 21 - 27, 2007
Story Number: NNS070420-03

From the Navy News Service

PROGRAM 2007-16


Headlines Ashore and Afloat for the week ending on the April 21, 2007:
- Adm. Mike Mullen announces plans for Global Fleet Station pilot deployment in April.
- Secretary of the Navy Donald C. Winter announces the cancellation of LCS-3.
- The Navy Memorial unveiled its new exhibit, Sea, Air, Land ... the Navy’s Special Operations Sailors.

NMCN Stories:
- USS Sirocco (PC 6) is used to protect Iraqi infrastructure in the Persian Gulf.
- Junior corpsmen participate in high intensity, hands-on battlefield medical training.
- Seabees apply a “can do” attitude when forging relationships with locals in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Break 1:
- All Hands (April) :29
- Navy / Marine Corps (Teamwork) :59

NMCN Stories:
- Naval Air Station Rota’s green team earns CNO recognition for environmental efforts on earth day.
- Space and Naval Warfare Systems use dolphins and sea lions to fight the war on terrorism.
- USS Essex participates in amphibious operations to prepare for Exercise Foal Eagle.
- Sailors in Coronado, Calif., help potential SEAL and SWIC candidates to stay motivated.

Fleet Information:
- MARADMIN 244/07 request submissions for the All-Marine Triathlon Team.
- NAVADMIN 085/07 view overseas and IA suitability through BUPERS Online.
- NAVADMIN 087/07 additional security through CAC-PKI for Perform To Serve users.
- NAVADMIN 089/07 PADS suspension replacement for helmets.

Break 2:
- Navy / Marine Corps (Barbary Pirates) :59

NMCN Stories:
- Navy Professional Reading Program and its importance in a Sailor’s career is explained.
- U.S. Navy holds 16th Blessing of the Fleets and Charging of the Waters ceremonies in Washington.
- Month of the Military Child is observed through an in-depth look at a Washington District child development center.

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