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The Kitsap Sun
Stennis participating in huge multinational exerciseoperate using an approved alternate-fuel blend, as the Stennis Strike Group has
Stennis participating in huge multinational exercise
The Kitsap Sun / Posted yesterday
operate using an approved alternate-fuel blend, as the Stennis Strike Group has been during its deployment. Hosted by U.S. Pacific Fleet, RIMPAC will be led by U.S. Vice Adm. Nora Tyson, commander of the U.S. 3rd Fleet, who will serve as the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PH joining world’s biggest war gamesdisaster relief and maritime security operations to sea control and complex war
PH joining world’s biggest war games
Manila Bulletin / Posted yesterday
disaster relief and maritime security operations to sea control and complex war fighting,” said a statement from the US Pacific Fleet. “The relevant, realistic training program includes amphibious operations, gunnery, missile, anti-submarine... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Visitor to the Coast Guard ship Taney is last known member of its Pearl Harbor crewwith numerous heavy ships sunk or badly damaged. "They were sitting ducks," Ha
Visitor to the Coast Guard ship Taney is last known member of its Pearl Harbor crew
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
with numerous heavy ships sunk or badly damaged. "They were sitting ducks," Hayes recalled. The surprise assault on the Pacific fleet brought the United States into the war and the Taney served in both the Pacific and the Atlantic, patrolling... Read more
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Rappler
US troops head to Albay for 2016 Pacific Partnership missionof the Army’s 901st Infantry Brigade, said the Pacific Partnership is an annual
US troops head to Albay for 2016 Pacific Partnership mission
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
of the Army’s 901st Infantry Brigade, said the Pacific Partnership is an annual deployment of forces from the US Navy’s Pacific Fleet in partnership with the AFP. It is aimed at building inter-operability during disasters as well as security... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
The South China Sea: Historical perspectives and contemporary reflectionstwice a quarter. Other deterrent actions taken by the US include the following
The South China Sea: Historical perspectives and contemporary reflections
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
twice a quarter. Other deterrent actions taken by the US include the followings: In July 2015, the new commander of the US Pacific Fleet Admiral Scott Swift joined the surveillance mission on board the ASW P-8A Poseidon to conduct close-in... Read more
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Orange County Register
Change coming for the Naval Weapons Station to allow bigger and more shipsit takes for ships to dock or depart. During a remodel, the ammunition pier –
Change coming for the Naval Weapons Station to allow bigger and more ships
Orange County Register / Posted 5 days ago
it takes for ships to dock or depart. During a remodel, the ammunition pier – primary weapons port for the Navy’s Pacific Fleet – cannot simply shut down. So before work begins, a 1,100-foot-long dock must be built in a different location... Read more
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The Washington Times
Secret deals have made allies of U.S., Iranstate sponsor of terrorism that has cost thousands of American lives. This cann
Secret deals have made allies of U.S., Iran
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
state sponsor of terrorism that has cost thousands of American lives. This cannot stand. • James A. Lyons, a retired U.S. Navy admiral, was commander in chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet and senior U.S. military representative to the United Na... Read more
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Air Force Times
The U.S.sends another strong message to Chinanavy, and over the weekend it participated in the flight ops with the Reagan, s
The U.S.sends another strong message to China
Air Force Times / Posted 6 days ago
navy, and over the weekend it participated in the flight ops with the Reagan, said Lt. Clint Ramsden, a spokesman for U.S. Pacific Fleet. Reagan departed June 5 from its home port of Yokosuka, Japan, for its summer patrol. "This is a great... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Parkersburg native keeps Navy aircraft flyingChief Petty Officer Maria Schade is a yeoman with the Commander Electronic Atta
Parkersburg native keeps Navy aircraft flying
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
Chief Petty Officer Maria Schade is a yeoman with the Commander Electronic Attack Wing U.S. Pacific Fleet supporting the 14 Navy electronic attack squadrons based in Whidbey Island, Wash. Schade is responsible for taking care of the Wing Commander's... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
(Yonhap Interview) N. Korea has will, theoretical capacity to strike U.S.: Pacific Fleet chiefknow ... some of their missiles do theoretically have the range to reach the U.
(Yonhap Interview) N. Korea has will, theoretical capacity to strike U.S.: Pacific Fleet chief
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 8 days ago
know ... some of their missiles do theoretically have the range to reach the U.S.," Adm. Scott Swift, the commander of the Pacific Fleet, said in an interview with Yonhap News Agency in Busan. The admiral is in Busan, the country's largest port... Read more
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Orange County Register
2 U.S. Carriers Sail in Western Pacific in Show of Forceair defense and sea surveillance operations that involved 12,000 sailors, 140 a
2 U.S. Carriers Sail in Western Pacific in Show of Force
Orange County Register / Posted 8 days ago
air defense and sea surveillance operations that involved 12,000 sailors, 140 aircraft and six smaller warships, the U.S. Pacific Fleet in Hawaii said in a statement. “We must take advantage of these opportunities to practice war-fighting... Read more
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Boston Globe
2 US carriers sail in western Pacific in show of forceof air defense and sea surveillance operations that involved 12,000 sailors, 14
2 US carriers sail in western Pacific in show of force
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
of air defense and sea surveillance operations that involved 12,000 sailors, 140 aircraft, and six smaller warships, the US Pacific Fleet in Hawaii said in a statement. “We must take advantage of these opportunities to practice war-fighting... Read more
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The Manila Times
Will China accept a verdict favorable to the Philippines?formations in the South China Sea which, as early as January last year, had par
Will China accept a verdict favorable to the Philippines?
The Manila Times / Posted 8 days ago
formations in the South China Sea which, as early as January last year, had particularly alarmed the then-outgoing US Navy Pacific Fleet intelligence chief Captain James E. Fannel, who disclosed the following: • Mabini Reef (also known as Johnson... Read more
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The Manila Times
The US Pacific Fleet: Reassuring allies and deterring potential foesJune 17, 2016 9:57 pm IN a move aimed at bolstering confidence among the Unite
The US Pacific Fleet: Reassuring allies and deterring potential foes
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
June 17, 2016 9:57 pm IN a move aimed at bolstering confidence among the United States’ East Asian allies, steps are under way to better unify the US Navy’s Pacific Fleet. The US... Read more
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Pilipino Star
US Pacific Partnership to conduct Legazpi health missionvillages of the province, he added. The US Pacific Partnership is an annual de
US Pacific Partnership to conduct Legazpi health mission
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
villages of the province, he added. The US Pacific Partnership is an annual deployment of forces from the US Navy Pacific Fleet, in cooperation with the local government units and military forces. Gillego said the US personnel will teach... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Subgroup 9 gets new commanderall of them," said Kriete, who was relieved by Rear Adm. John Tammen. Rear Adm
Subgroup 9 gets new commander
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 10 days ago
all of them," said Kriete, who was relieved by Rear Adm. John Tammen. Rear Adm. Frederick Roegge, commander of the Pacific Fleet submarine force, highlighted Kriete's achievements and welcomed Tammen. Kriete led Team Bangor, a group with... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
USS Detroit commissioning ceremony delayed until OctoberSystems and Training Launched in 2014, the USS Detroit is expected to be commis
USS Detroit commissioning ceremony delayed until October
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 10 days ago
Systems and Training Launched in 2014, the USS Detroit is expected to be commissioned in October before it joins the U.S. Pacific Fleet. The commissioning ceremony for the U.S. Navy's new USS Detroit has been rescheduled for Oct. 22 on the... Read more
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BC Local News
Sailors depart from CFB Esquimalt for international exerciseCanadian Navy has both domestic and international roles and needs naval forces
Sailors depart from CFB Esquimalt for international exercise
BC Local News / Posted 10 days ago
Canadian Navy has both domestic and international roles and needs naval forces with the ability to act internationally, whenever and wherever issues arise that threaten national interests. The Pacific Fleet is home to 11 warships and two submar... Read more
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Pilipino Star
US Navy aircraft arrives for training of AFP pilotsarrived EA-18G Growler aircraft is part of the first temporary detachment of th
US Navy aircraft arrives for training of AFP pilots
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
arrived EA-18G Growler aircraft is part of the first temporary detachment of the US Navy, according to a report from the US Pacific Fleet. The Growler aircraft will also perform routine operations to enhance regional maritime domain awareness and... Read more
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asianage
US Third Fleet expands East Asia role as tensions rise with Chinathe eastern side of the Pacific Ocean's international dateline. Japan's Nikkei
US Third Fleet expands East Asia role as tensions rise with China
asianage / Posted 12 days ago
the eastern side of the Pacific Ocean's international dateline. Japan's Nikkei Asian Review quoted the commander of the US Pacific Fleet, Admiral Scott Swift, as saying on Tuesday that the move came in the "context of uncertainty and angst in the... Read more
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International Business Times
US Navy boosts fleet in East Asia as China tensions rise details. The extra floating firepower comes amid "uncertainty and angst in the
US Navy boosts fleet in East Asia as China tensions rise
International Business Times / Posted 12 days ago
details. The extra floating firepower comes amid "uncertainty and angst in the region," said the commander of the US Pacific Fleet, Admiral Scott Swift. Swift wants the Navy to utilise the "total combined power" of the 140,000 sailors, 200... Read more
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Swissinfo
U.S. Third Fleet expands East Asia role as tensions rise with Chinaeastern side of the Pacific Ocean's international dateline. Japan's Nikkei Asi
U.S. Third Fleet expands East Asia role as tensions rise with China
Swissinfo / Posted 12 days ago
eastern side of the Pacific Ocean's international dateline. Japan's Nikkei Asian Review quoted the commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, Admiral Scott Swift, as saying on Tuesday that the move came in the "context of uncertainty and angst in the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US Third Fleet expands East Asia role as tensions rise with Chinaeastern side of the Pacific Ocean's international dateline. Japan's Nikkei Asi
US Third Fleet expands East Asia role as tensions rise with China
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
eastern side of the Pacific Ocean's international dateline. Japan's Nikkei Asian Review quoted the commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, Admiral Scott Swift, as saying on Tuesday that the move came in the "context of uncertainty and angst in the... Read more
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The Star
U.S. Third Fleet expands East Asia role as tensions rise with Chinaeastern side of the Pacific Ocean's international dateline. Japan's Nikkei Asi
U.S. Third Fleet expands East Asia role as tensions rise with China
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
eastern side of the Pacific Ocean's international dateline. Japan's Nikkei Asian Review quoted the commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, Admiral Scott Swift, as saying on Tuesday that the move came in the "context of uncertainty and angst in the... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. Third Fleet expands East Asia role as tensions rise with Chinaeastern side of the Pacific Ocean's international dateline. Japan's Nikkei Asi
U.S. Third Fleet expands East Asia role as tensions rise with China
Reuters / Posted 12 days ago
eastern side of the Pacific Ocean's international dateline. Japan's Nikkei Asian Review quoted the commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, Admiral Scott Swift, as saying on Tuesday that the move came in the "context of uncertainty and angst in the... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
U.S. nuclear-powered submarine, USS Mississippi, arrives in Busan portVirginia-class attack submarine is one of the U.S. Navy's newest vessels, havin
U.S. nuclear-powered submarine, USS Mississippi, arrives in Busan port
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 13 days ago
Virginia-class attack submarine is one of the U.S. Navy's newest vessels, having started its mission with the U.S. Pacific Fleet in June 2012. "With a crew of approximately 141 sailors, the Mississippi will conduct a multitude of missions... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
U.S. nuclear-powered submarine, USS Mississippi, arrives in Busan portVirginia-class attack submarine is one of the U.S. Navy's newest vessels, havin
U.S. nuclear-powered submarine, USS Mississippi, arrives in Busan port
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 14 days ago
Virginia-class attack submarine is one of the U.S. Navy's newest vessels, having started its mission with the U.S. Pacific Fleet in June 2012. "With a crew of approximately 141 sailors, the Mississippi will conduct a multitude of missions... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Hittorff remains ID’d; service to memorialize Pearl Harbor victimin 1940. His initial assignment was serving on board the battleship USS Oklaho
Hittorff remains ID’d; service to memorialize Pearl Harbor victim
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 15 days ago
in 1940. His initial assignment was serving on board the battleship USS Oklahoma, a 583-foot battleship attached to the Pacific Fleet in Hawaii. Joe had completed all of the requirements for being promoted to Lieutenant Junior Grade but his... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Jefferson City woman on Growler alertGrowler. Petty Officer 1st Class Bethany Loya is an aviation ordnanceman attac
Jefferson City woman on Growler alert
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
Growler. Petty Officer 1st Class Bethany Loya is an aviation ordnanceman attached to Commander Electronic Attack Wing U.S. Pacific Fleet, supporting the 14 Navy electronic attack squadrons based in Whidbey Island, Washington. As an aviation... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Admiral pleads guilty in US Navy bribery caseinvestigators that he had not accepted gifts from Leonard Glenn Francis, whose
Admiral pleads guilty in US Navy bribery case
Sky News Australia / Posted 17 days ago
investigators that he had not accepted gifts from Leonard Glenn Francis, whose contracts to clean, stock and maintain US Pacific Fleet ships are at the centre of the $US30 million bribery case. 'He lied to federal investigators to conceal his... Read more
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asianage
Prince Philip turns 95 todaythe Mediterranean. By 1945, he was a first lieutenant and witnessed the Japane
Prince Philip turns 95 today
asianage / Posted 17 days ago
the Mediterranean. By 1945, he was a first lieutenant and witnessed the Japanese surrender in Tokyo Bay with the British Pacific Fleet. Philip and the then Princess Elizabeth, the future queen, were formally introduced in July 1939 when her... Read more
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International Business Times
Prince Philip turns 95: Duke of Edinburgh's funniest and most controversial gaffes part in the Allied invasion of Sicily during his active service in World War 2
Prince Philip turns 95: Duke of Edinburgh's funniest and most controversial gaffes
International Business Times / Posted 17 days ago
part in the Allied invasion of Sicily during his active service in World War 2 in the Mediterranean, and with the British Pacific fleet in Tokyo Bay when the Japanese surrender was signed. After returning to the UK in 1947 and becoming a... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Prince Philip, the 'strength' behind Britain's thronethe Mediterranean. By 1945, he was a first lieutenant and witnessed the Japane
Prince Philip, the 'strength' behind Britain's throne
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 17 days ago
the Mediterranean. By 1945, he was a first lieutenant and witnessed the Japanese surrender in Tokyo Bay with the British Pacific Fleet. Philip and the then Princess Elizabeth, the future queen, were formally introduced in July 1939 when her... Read more
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Asian journal
Philippine independence as history tells itThe US won a series of victories against Spain, including when Commodore George
Philippine independence as history tells it
Asian journal / Posted 19 days ago
The US won a series of victories against Spain, including when Commodore George Dewey led the annihilation of the Spanish Pacific fleet at the Battle of Manila Bay on May 1, 1898. When Aguinaldo came out of exile, he rallied his revolutionaries... Read more
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The Washington Times
China’s imperialism on the South China Seaback up the Philippine action. Nothing less than bold action will stop Chinese
China’s imperialism on the South China Sea
The Washington Times / Posted 19 days ago
back up the Philippine action. Nothing less than bold action will stop Chinese aggression. • James A. Lyons, a U.S. Navy retired admiral, was commander-in-chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet and senior U.S. military representative to the United Nati... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Crestview WWII vet remembers Battle of Midway and sinking of the 'Yorktown' (PHOTOS, VIDEO)the Dec. 7, 1941, “day of infamy.” The carrier had rushed from the Atlantic Oce
Crestview WWII vet remembers Battle of Midway and sinking of the 'Yorktown' (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
the Dec. 7, 1941, “day of infamy.” The carrier had rushed from the Atlantic Ocean to San Diego to help augment the battered Pacific Fleet.“We went to Australia to supply guys in American Samoa,” he said. “We got a bomb hit (on May 8, 1942, during... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Crestview WWII vet remembers Battle of Midway and sinking of the 'Yorktown'the Dec. 7, 1941, “day of infamy.” The carrier had rushed from the Atlantic Oce
Crestview WWII vet remembers Battle of Midway and sinking of the 'Yorktown'
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 19 days ago
the Dec. 7, 1941, “day of infamy.” The carrier had rushed from the Atlantic Ocean to San Diego to help augment the battered Pacific Fleet.“We went to Australia to supply guys in American Samoa,” he said. “We got a bomb hit (on May 8, 1942, during... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Erickson Announces Award of Two Contracts with the United States Navy Military Sealift Commandof Erickson Incorporated. Operations will be based out of Naval Base Guam, wit
Erickson Announces Award of Two Contracts with the United States Navy Military Sealift Command
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 19 days ago
of Erickson Incorporated. Operations will be based out of Naval Base Guam, with multiple aircraft supporting United States Pacific Fleet and Central Command. The Company noted that Military Sealift Command’s VERTREP program creates efficiency by... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Hillary Clinton Is The Clear Candidate Of The War Partyherself as the perfect candidate for hawkish Republicans. Choosing to speak in
Hillary Clinton Is The Clear Candidate Of The War Party
Zero Hedge / Posted 20 days ago
herself as the perfect candidate for hawkish Republicans. Choosing to speak in San Diego, home base of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, on a platform draped with 19 American flags and preceded by half an hour of military marching music, Hillary... Read more
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FOX News
Vet accused by political rival of misleading voters on Iraq recordmilitary, starting his career at the Office of Naval Intelligence. Currently, h
Vet accused by political rival of misleading voters on Iraq record
FOX News / Posted 25 days ago
military, starting his career at the Office of Naval Intelligence. Currently, he is a lieutenant commander with Command Pacific Fleet Intelligence Reserve Unit – 0194, according to his campaign bio. FoxNews.com's Adam Shaw and Judson Berger... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Paschall is a Navy 'mustang'Enterprise, and Nimitz. He had shore duty on the staff of the Chief of Naval O
Paschall is a Navy 'mustang'
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 25 days ago
Enterprise, and Nimitz. He had shore duty on the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations, staffs of Commander of the Pacific Fleet and Commander Naval Air Force of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet, and Commanding Officer of the Wilmington Navy Reserve... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
US stresses 'unique' Pacific islands links, as China's regional footprint growsfunds since 2011. In late February, the Assistant Secretary of State for East
US stresses 'unique' Pacific islands links, as China's regional footprint grows
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 26 days ago
funds since 2011. In late February, the Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia and the Pacific, Daniel Russel, and US Pacific Fleet Commander Admiral Scott Swift held talks with the Palauan Government to assure them the US was still its strong... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Q&A with Navy widow Theresa Jones, 3 years after the death of her husbandthe reports, I could not fathom why they would reward her for the poor decision
Q&A with Navy widow Theresa Jones, 3 years after the death of her husband
Bangor Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
the reports, I could not fathom why they would reward her for the poor decisions she made that day. The Commander of the Pacific Fleet, in his final endorsement of the investigation, said: “The WPL Commanding Officer’s actions contributed to loss... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Remains of Poughkeepsie marine killed during WWII battle come homeday of battle. The battle of Tarawa was a huge victory for the US military bec
Remains of Poughkeepsie marine killed during WWII battle come home
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 26 days ago
day of battle. The battle of Tarawa was a huge victory for the US military because the Gilbert Islands provided the Navy Pacific Fleet a platform from which to launch assaults on the Marshall and Caroline Islands to advance their Central Pacific... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Remains of Poughkeepsie marine killed during WWII battle come homeday of battle. The battle of Tarawa was a huge victory for the US military bec
Remains of Poughkeepsie marine killed during WWII battle come home
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 27 days ago
day of battle. The battle of Tarawa was a huge victory for the US military because the Gilbert Islands provided the Navy Pacific Fleet a platform from which to launch assaults on the Marshall and Caroline Islands to advance their Central Pacific... Read more
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Adelaide Now
When Britain lost the waves1914 at the Battle of Coronel. A mismatched force of largely obsolete British w
When Britain lost the waves
Adelaide Now / Posted 27 days ago
1914 at the Battle of Coronel. A mismatched force of largely obsolete British warships was crushed by a retreating German Pacific Fleet. But, by December 9, this was soon seen to have been avenged when a squadron of British battlecruisers — led by... Read more
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News.com.au
Jutland: The battle when Britain lost its rule of the waves1914 at the Battle of Coronel. A mismatched force of largely obsolete British w
Jutland: The battle when Britain lost its rule of the waves
News.com.au / Posted 27 days ago
1914 at the Battle of Coronel. A mismatched force of largely obsolete British warships was crushed by a retreating German Pacific Fleet. But, by December 9, this was soon seen to have been avenged when a squadron of British battlecruisers — led by... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The man who seduced the 7th fleet - Sting reveals trail of corruptionpoints." The document gave no other details. But a person close to the investi
The man who seduced the 7th fleet - Sting reveals trail of corruption
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 28 days ago
points." The document gave no other details. But a person close to the investigation said the public-affairs officers worked for the Hawaii-based U.S. Pacific Fleet and that Francis bribed them with a combination of cash, dinners and prost... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Remember when: May 29, 2016to all people, regardless of race, creed or color," said Bremerton Mayor Glen J
Remember when: May 29, 2016
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 29 days ago
to all people, regardless of race, creed or color," said Bremerton Mayor Glen Jarstad. "Here in Bremerton, the home of the Pacific Fleet, one of the bastions of the United States Navy, we easily see the destructive capabilities of the United States... Read more
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The Maui News
Groups move to protect Pearl Harbor’s historic mooringsthe funds. The Navy built 16 mooring quays in Pearl Harbor before the Japanese
Groups move to protect Pearl Harbor’s historic moorings
The Maui News / Posted 29 days ago
the funds. The Navy built 16 mooring quays in Pearl Harbor before the Japanese attack to create additional space for the Pacific Fleet. The National Park Service currently manages six of them, including two next to the Arizona's sunken hull. The... Read more
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