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  United States Navy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The senior naval officer, the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), is the four-star admiral immediately under the Secretary of the Navy.
Sea Warrior is led by the Chief of Naval Personnel[2], and the commander of the Naval Education and Training Command.
The former naval jack was a blue field with 50 white stars, identical to the canton of the ensign, both in appearance and size.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/U.S._Navy   (4296 words)

  
 Whidbey Island Naval Air Station
Naval Air Station (Ault Field) is the central operational facility and location of the primary airfield where virtually all military operations and support functions are performed.
Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station (NCTS), Puget Sound located on Submarine Base, Bangor operates and maintains communications supporting military activities in the Pacific Northwest for the command and control of their forces.
The Naval Air Station (NAS), Whidbey Island Seaplane Base Pier is located at 48°17'05"N 122°37'20"W. It is situated on the west side of Crescent Harbor near the north end of Saratoga Passage.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/facility/whidbey-island.htm   (2155 words)

  
 Naval Science: Iowa State University Catalog 2005-2007
Naval science courses are primarily for those students in the NROTC program.
In addition to the normal naval science courses, all NROTC students are required to participate in laboratory periods that supplement the various academic courses; emphasize human relations principles; teach basic military formations, movements, commands, courtesies, and honors; and provide practice in unit leadership.
Basic background concerning the duties and responsibilities of the junior naval officer and division officer in the areas of integrity and ethics, human resources management, personnel management, material management, and the administration of discipline.
www.iastate.edu /~catalog/2005-07/courses/ns.html   (1383 words)

  
 Naval Museum of Manitoba - HMCS CHIPPAWA - Winnipeg, Manitoba
Naval Museum of Manitoba - HMCS CHIPPAWA - Winnipeg, Manitoba
The goal of the Naval Museum of Manitoba is to promote the history of Canada's Navy, especially as it pertains to those Manitobans who have served with the Navy.
The Naval Museum captures a moment in history, remembering the lifestyle, sense of duty and patriotism of Canadian sailors during times of peace and war.
www.naval-museum.mb.ca   (688 words)

  
 U.S. Naval Station Rota, Spain Celebrates 50th Anniversary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Naval Station Rota’s Supply Department and its tenant commands provide fuel, oil, ammunition, mail, food and spare parts to 6th Fleet personnel, ships and aircraft operating in the region.
The Naval Station was named Naval Air Station Rota until 1957, when it was designated as a Naval Station with the expansion of the port facilities in 1966.
On the contrary, U.S. Naval Station Rota is in the early stages of Rota Vision 21.
www.news.navy.mil /search/display.asp?story_id=9672   (743 words)

  
 Welcome to Portsmouth Naval Shipyard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNS), Cradle of American Shipbuilding, located in the Piscataqua River Estuary between New Hampshire and Maine where in 1690 the first naval warship in North America was built, is the oldest naval shipyard continuously operated by the United States Government since its establishment in June 1800.
The first purchase of land by the U.S. Government for the purposes of establishing a naval shipyard was for the Washington Naval Shipyard in October 1799.
The Washington Naval Shipyard, while the first shipyard established, ceased to function as a naval shipyard in the latter decades of the 19th Century.
www.ports.navy.mil /history.htm   (911 words)

  
 SEALS Need Better Support from Naval Intelligence
The future success of naval special warfare demands a complete overhaul of the way naval intelligence deploys and trains its assets, as well as an increase in the lengths of tours for intelligence specialists within the naval special warfare community.
First, the naval intelligence community must provide a team that meets and discusses with SEAL team commanders what support they need during the 12-month training period prior to deployment and during deployment, and what additional training they believe their intelligence specialists need to meet the new challenges of the war on terror.
Naval intelligence specialists should remain within the special warfare community for at least 10 years—20 would be even better.
www.military.com /NewContent/0,13190,NI_SEALS_0804,00.html   (799 words)

  
 Naval Militia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Alaska Naval Militia is a trained military force available to provide assistance and support to the citizens of Alaska in time of emergency at the discretion of the Governor of Alaska.
The Alaska Naval Militia was commission in early December in 1984 and authorized by statute as part of the Alaska organized militia.
Alaska Naval Militia members are eligible for State retirement benefits as soon as they serve a minimum of five years in the Alaska Military Retirement system and have received a Notice of Eligibility (NOE) to retire from their Federal component at age 60.
www.ak-prepared.com /dmva/97report/Naval_Militia.htm   (730 words)

  
 OPS Session 11: U.S. Naval Doctrine and Capabilities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Naval Service’s approach to warfighting and lesser included missions is guided by its service role specified in law by Congress and by specific service functions (Strategic Deterrence, Sea Control, Power Projection) prescribed by the President and Secretary of Defense, and codified in DODINST 5100.1 (series).
Naval Service roles and functions remained stable from post-World War II through the 1980s, although capability to perform each function varied, depending on national security strategy and strategy-based resource decisions of the time.
As one of the major initiatives precipitated by…From The Sea, the U.S. Naval Doctrine Command (NDC) was established in February 1993 in Norfolk, VA. The first major NDC task was to synthesize and promulgate naval doctrine in six major parts: Warfare, Intelligence, Operations, Logistics, Planning, and Command and Control.
www.nwc.navy.mil /JMO/ROOP/OPS11.htm   (1081 words)

  
 PACSCL -- The U. S. Naval Asylum
In 1838 the Naval Asylum was placed under the governorship of Commodore James Biddle, and Daniel Bowen, in his A History of Philadelphia, would write: "From the rear verandahs of the Asylum, one of the most delightful views is obtained, of which the city can boast.
In response to friction arising from this multiple use, William Strickland was retained in 1842 to create a lath and plaster partition across the middle of the building, with the northern wing housing the asylum and academy and the southern wing the hospital.
The Naval Home remained in continuous operation until 1976, when the remaining pensioners were transferred to a new facility in Gulfport, MS.
www.pacscl.org /shows/navalhome   (2127 words)

  
 Naval Hospital Pensacola, Florida History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Today, Naval Hospital Pensacola is among one of the oldest and most respected Navy medical facilities in the country.
The new fledgling Naval Hospital Pensacola command got off to its start in 1826, months after President John Quincy Adams assigned the first surgeon, and officer in charge, to establish a hospital at the Pensacola Navy Yard.
Although the establishment of Naval Hospital Pensacola was authorized in the 1811 Act, which also provided for the Naval Hospital Fund, a permanent facility was not completed until 1834 - due to military construction funding delays.
psaweb.med.navy.mil /History.htm   (1507 words)

  
 NATIONAL MUSEUM of NAVAL AVIATION - ARCHIVES
Established with a grant from the Emil Buehler Trust, the library opened in November 1992, and is the repository of the archival collections of the National Museum of Naval Aviation.
The Emil Buehler Naval Aviation Library’s holdings primarily focus on the development of U.S. naval aviation from 1911–present, though there are manuscript collections that cover non-aviation related naval activities.
The Emil Buehler Naval Aviation Library is a non-circulating institution.
naval.aviation.museum /archives.html   (482 words)

  
 Naval ROTC members receive awards
Booth, the battalion commanding officer; Capt. James Cooper, commanding officer of the KU Naval ROTC; and Col. Robert Tindall, U.S. Marine Corps retired, from the Reserve Officers Association were featured speakers at the ceremony.
Naval ROTC students were recognized, and a reception followed in the union's Jayhawk Room.
Given to a Naval ROTC student who shows outstanding leadership traits and ideals of Americanism and is in the top 25 percent the class.
www.ur.ku.edu /News/02N/MayNews/May8/rotc.html   (655 words)

  
 NDP 2: NAVAL DOCTRINE PUBLICATION 2 - NAVAL INTELLIGENCE (U)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Naval intelligence provides vital threat information on the location, disposition, capabilities, and intentions of our adversaries--actual and potential.
It reduces risk to friendly forces and supports all levels of naval, joint or multinational operations, in peace and war.
The focus of naval warfighting has shifted to operations in littoral regions of the world, where outcomes can be controlled or influenced from the sea.
www.nwdc.navy.mil /Library/Documents/NDPs/ndp2/ndp20001.htm   (649 words)

  
 NAVAL AVIATION MUSEUM FOUNDATION - JOIN US   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The National Museum of Naval Aviation depends on the generosity and support of corporate and individual donors.
The Naval Aviation Museum Foundation is the civilian-managed, charitable 501(c)(3) organization that supports the Museum.
Join the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation and be one of the proud few who keep the National Museum of Naval Aviation going strong.
www.naval-air.org /joinus/join-us-old.html   (461 words)

  
 NDP 1: NAVAL DOCTRINE PUBLICATION 1 NAVAL WARFARE (U)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
NDP 1 outlines the varied missions naval forces routinely execute and the wide range of capabilities that naval forces possess.
It revisits the principles of war from the naval perspective, and describes how naval forces focus their resources to attain operational superiority.
The ultimate source of peacetime persuasive power, however, lies in the implied guarantee that both the intent and capability to protect our national interests are present just over the horizon, with the fortitude and staying power to sustain operations as long as necessary.
www.nwdc.navy.mil /Library/Documents/NDPs/NDP1/NDP10001.HTM   (1051 words)

  
 Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Museum's themes are the history of naval warfare, particularly as studied at the College, and the naval heritage of Narragansett Bay—a tale that begins with the nation's colonial roots.
Besides permanent exhibits on the College, the genesis of the Navy in the region, and the evolution of permanent naval installations from the late nineteenth century to the present, the Museum features short-term special exhibits relating to College curriculum and to current naval-related topics.
While the Museum is primarily for the education and the edification of the Naval War College community, it is in a larger sense the corporate memory of the Navy in the region, and it serves as a clearinghouse for naval history information in New England.
www.nwc.navy.mil /museum   (538 words)

  
 NAVAL INSTITUTE: Our Enemy Is Not Terrorism
I have learned that what these two institutions—the U.S. Naval Institute and the U.S. Naval Academy—stand for are at the center of what we face as a nation going forward.
The Naval Institute is one of the great intellectual institutions in this country.
We face a very sophisticated and intelligent enemy who has been trained, in many cases, in our universities and gone to school on our methods, learned from their mistakes, and continued to use the very nature of our free society and its aversion to intrusion in privacy and discrimination to their benefit.
www.military.com /NewContent/0,13190,NI_Meeting_0504,00.html?ESRC=navy.nl   (800 words)

  
 U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command Relocates to Florida
USNAVSO is the naval component to the U.S. Southern Command, and provides operational command and control to naval forces in the region and is the lead agent for cooperation and training initiatives between the U.S. and navies from Central, South America and the Caribbean.
Since the Navy must close Naval Station Roosevelt Roads by March 31, relocation of USNAVSO is a high priority.
Naval Surface Group 2 will then be disestablished, creating personnel savings and alignment efficiencies.
www.news.navy.mil /search/display.asp?story_id=11557   (316 words)

  
 Naval Station Great Lakes
Located approximately 20 miles south of Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, there are 189 housing units located in the city of Glenview, the site of the former Naval Air Station.
Naval Facilities Engineering Command would undergo organizational transformation; this recommendation would facilitate the evolution of organizational alignment and would increase the average military value of each Engineering facility.
Environmentally, Naval Station Great Lakes, IL was in Severe Non-Attainment for Ozone (1-Hour) and Moderate Non-Attainment for Ozone (8-Hour), but an Air Conformity Determination would not required.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/facility/great-lakes.htm   (1369 words)

  
 Naval Base Coronado Web Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The people staffing these help lines will try their very best to answer questions regarding the status of active duty and civilian family members, but please be aware that communication in the region is still very challenging, and in some cases, impossible at this point.
Naval Base Coronado is comprised of both Naval Air Station North Island and Naval Amphibious Base Coronado.
One is Naval Auxiliary Landing Facility (NALF) San Clemente Island, located 70 miles northwest of San Diego in the California Channel Islands.
www.nasni.navy.mil   (269 words)

  
 Open Directory - Society: Military: Naval   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Naval and Maritime page of the World Wide Web Virtual Library - A comprehensive index of Web sites on Naval and Maritime topics edited by an expert in the field.
Naval Historical Collectors and Research Association - On-line part of an association that deals with all aspects of naval history and covers all navies.
Naval History - General information about the world-wide navies and naval battles of World War I. Naval Technology's Warship Projects - Submarine, aircraft carrier, amphibious landing ship, frigate, destroyer, patrol vessel, minesweepers and maritime aircraft project profiles.
dmoz.org /Society/Military/Naval   (402 words)

  
 Naval Admirals
When first published in 1978, this book was immediately recognized as a useful and interesting source of information on U.S. naval and maritime flag officers.
All of the top fleet and task force commanders, naval strategists, fighters, reformers, inventors, and legendary heroes in American naval history are covered, from the revolutionary John Paul Jones (who made flag rank only in the Russian navy) to the dynamic though controversial Hyman G. Rickover.
Accompanying the text is an appendix listing all major U.S. and Confederate naval commands and commanders since 1775 and an index of ship names, officers, battles, and campaigns.
www.seatalebooks.com /navy/naval_admirals.htm   (852 words)

  
 Naval News | Naval Education | Navy News | NOSI - Naval Open Source Intelligence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Naval War College Review - Major changes in the ability of states to prevent the movement of ships or goods over the sea lanes have profoundly affected the ways in which maritime blockades are conducted.
Naval War College Review - The main caution that the story of the Jeune École offers for advocates of network-centric warfare and American defense transformation is not that they may be wrong in their assessments but that they may be right, too early.
Naval War College Review - German naval thought between the world wars was defined by a dispute between two distinguished officers: one who critiqued German naval performance in the conflict just ended, the other obliged to meet the very different realities of the war to come.
www.nosi.org   (3534 words)

  
 Naval and Maritime Museums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A catalogue of 30 preserved Royal and cermonial barges dating from the 16th Century to 1877 of which some are still in use.
Although I have visited many maritime and naval museums as well as museum ships in the Scandinavian countries, Europe, USA and Australia, I cannot say that I have first hand knowledge of more than a small percentage of the museums and ships of this list.
Guide to Naval & Maritime Museums in the UK, a series of flat text files maintained by Dr Martin H Evans and Dr Janet West.
www.bruzelius.info /Nautica/Museums/mm.html   (134 words)

  
 Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In addition to the impact on the FRP with current funding levels, Naval Aviation leadership must innovatively continue supporting current levels of readiness despite a fiscal year 2005 budget shortage.
TOC for the Naval Aviation Enterprise is designed to integrate the decision-making processes of asset positioning and visibility with those of planning and scheduling across the entire logistics chain.
The AIRSpeed ESC is comprised of members from Commander Naval Air Forces, Headquarters Marine Corps, Commander Naval Air Forces — Atlantic, NAVAIR Logistics and Depot competencies, NAVICP, Defense Logistics Agency and the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations.
www.airpac.navy.mil /navriip/pressreleases/airspeed.asp   (577 words)

  
 Naval Career
My naval career began when I signed up in the Navy's Delayed Entry Program at my local recruiting station when I was only 17 and a junior in high school.
VP-31 was the primary P-3 Orion anti-submarine aircraft training squadron, (known to naval aviators as a "RAG" outfit), for the Western Pacific Fleet.
It is one of several that I used to fly in and repair while serving in the United States Navy and Naval Reserves.
www.the-felicianos.us /navy1.html   (1028 words)

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