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The title may explain it all…I am married to my husband, T! He is the funniest, most sweetest man I know. He is in the United States Navy! 293 more words

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus Names Virginia-Class Submarine USS New Jersey

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus hosted a ship-naming ceremony today in Jersey City, New Jersey, to announce that SSN 796, a Virginia-class attack submarine, will bear the name… 348 more words

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The Red White and Blue Message of Freedom

The US Navy Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Team is the pinnacle of American strength and military prowess. One October afternoon I stood in awe as those sleek blue jets rolled down the tarmac of the Pensacola Naval Air Station, reminding me of the greatness of the country we’ve been blessed to live in. 606 more words

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Yes, Memorial Day Weekend is here so Balladeer’s Blog will once again feature a few seasonal posts. In keeping with my blog’s theme I will take a look at more military actions that don’t get the attention that others do. 1,196 more words

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Flag Officer Announcement

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced today that the president has made the following nomination:

Rear Adm. (lower half) Andrew L. Lewis, selected for the rank of… 34 more words

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General Officer Assignments

The chief of staff, Army announced the following assignments:

Maj. Gen. Paul C. Hurley Jr., deputy chief of staff, G-4, U.S. Army Forces Command, … 870 more words

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Today was lovely all round…perfect (spring-like and cool-ish) weather, and happy guests tonight at work.  The only drawback was the falling asleep at the computer part, which took care of my writing time tonight. 79 more words