Navy / Marine Corps News highlights for April 28 - May, 2007

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Navy / Marine Corps News highlights for April 28 - May, 2007

#1 Postby boardman » Wed May 02, 2007 3:18 pm

Navy/Marine Corps News Highlights for the Week of April 28 - May 5, 2007
Story Number: NNS070501-01
Release Date: 5/1/2007 10:43:00 AM

By the Navy News Service

PROGRAM 2007-17


Headlines Ashore and Afloat for the week ending on the April 28, 2007:
- A Blue Angel’s pilot dies in a crash.
- The Navy christens a new Virginia class attack submarine, PCU North Carolina.
- The Navy’s first female Naval Academy graduate to be selected for admiral gets frocked.
- The Navy’s first black to be promoted to captain passed away April 16.

NMCN Stories:
- Marines in Rota train with other countries during Phoenix Express 2007.
- Individual augmentess practice on the live-fire range in Kuwait.
- Individual augmentees return home to Naval Station Yokosuka.
- Interview with Pacific Fleet Master Chief Rick West.

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

NMCN Stories:
- Navy gunner's mates train Marines on a 25mm gun mount aboard USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49).
- Naval Criminal Invistigative Service's Multiple Threat Alert Center provides information for the fleet's safety.
- Navy medicine provides a new kind of laser eye surgery.

Fleet Information:
- The Navy celebrates Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month.
- MARADMIN 262/07 explains the Marine Corps policy on personal protective equipment.
- "Operation Prepare" is a Web site to help familes prepare for emergencies.

Break 2:
- Navy / Marine Corps (Teamwork) :59
- Motorcycle Safety :29

NMCN Stories:
- Sailors in Bahrain recognize April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
- Remains of six Korean War service members are returned home.
- The Navy decommissions USS Saipan (LHA 2).

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