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 United States Navy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Secretary of the Navy and Chief of Naval Operations are responsible for organizing, recruiting, training, and equipping the Navy so the Navy is ready for operation under the command of the Unified Combatant Commanders.
The U.S. Navy is gradually retiring its frigates; some of their jobs will be performed by the nascent littoral combat ship.
Launched in 2003 as part of the Navy's Sea Power 21 transformation plan, Sea Warrior is intended to link the fleet's personnel processes (recruiting, training, and assigning) with acquisition processes (buying ships, aircraft, etc.) in a way that also improves each individual sailor's ability to guide his or her own career in a satisfying direction.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/US_Navy   (4296 words)

 US NAVY SEALs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The closest the US Navy had were the UDT's (Underwater Demolitions Teams), which focused on underwater mapping and demolitions.
In 1983, tensions between the US and the tiny Island-nation of Grenada caused the US to invade the island to ensure the safety of the US citizens living there.
US special operations forces were operating jointly with each other and were training with forces from other nations.
www.specwarnet.com /americas/SEALs.htm   (3556 words)

 USNA Rugby Home
Two matches were played, one with the Brixham RFC know as the Fishermen, the other was against the BRNC as part of their centenary celebration.
Although Navy Bs lost to Brixham, Navy As were able to overcome BRNC on their day.
Navy is happy to announce they will host Army November 19th in arguably the biggest collegiate rugby rivalry.
www.nadn.navy.mil /Rugby   (179 words)

 Al-Qaida   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Responsible for an attack on US military personnel in Kuwait on October 8 that killed one US soldier and injured another.
Directed the attack on the USS Cole in the port of Aden, Yemen, on October 12, 2000, killing 17 US Navy sailors and injuring another 39.
Claims to have shot down US helicopters and killed US servicemen in Somalia in 1993 and to have conducted three bombings that targeted US troops in Aden, Yemen, in December 1992.
library.nps.navy.mil /home/tgp/qaida.htm   (891 words)

 US Navy News Blog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
NAVY chief Vice Admiral Ernesto de Leon urged the Marine Corps to remain loyal to the chain of command, as the military leadership continued to downplay...
The US Navy is currently testing a new and improved lighterage system that can be assembled into causeways, docks, or ferries, providing the Navy and Marine...
Any US citizen who is a dependant or descendant of an active, reserve, retired, or honorably discharged member of the US Navy,...
www.usafns.com /cgi-bin/navy-blogger.html   (1702 words)

 The United States Naval Observatory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The U.S. Naval Observatory is one of the oldest scientific agencies in the country.
Today, the U.S. Naval Observatory is the preeminent authority in the areas of Precise Time and Astrometry, and distributes Earth Orientation parameters and other Astronomical Data required for accurate navigation and fundamental astronomy.
It is a joint project of the U. Naval Observatory and the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, DC, in association with the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff.
www.usno.navy.mil   (160 words)

 Welcome Cruiser Sailors!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
We, former cruiser members of the United States Navy who are drawn together by the strong bonds of respect as shipmates, firmly associate ourselves together in creating the U. Navy Cruiser Sailors Association.
The principles and purpose of which shall be allegiance to the United States of America, fidelity to its Constitution and Laws, to strive for peace and goodwill between nations and aid and assist veterans, their widows and orphans, regardless of race, creed or place of national origin.
U.S. Navy Cruiser Sailors Association, Inc. is a non-profit organization under the IRS code Section 501(c) (19), and donations are tax deductible.
www.navycruisers.org   (301 words)

 The US Navy
Navy Active and Reserve Personnel, DON Civilians and Family Members affected by Hurricanes Katrina or Rita can click here for Task Force Navy Family (TFNF) hurricane recovery resources for health, legal, administrative matters and much more.
U.S. participation is to enhance the training for NATO partners, provide training for U.S. forces and to show U.S. commitment.
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) departed New Orleans Oct. 8 to return to her homport in Baltimore after providing several weeks of disaster relief to the Gulf Coast in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita.
www.navy.mil   (496 words)

 VHeadline.com - British Guardian newspaper: American Navy 'helped Venezuelan coup'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The US navy was in the area for operations unconnected to the coup d'etat, but that Madsen understood that "they had assisted with signals intelligence as the coup was played out...
Navy vessels on a training exercise in the area were supposedly put on stand-by in case evacuation of US citizens in Venezuela was required.
A US embassy spokesman said there were no US military personnel from the embassy at Fuerte Tiuna during the crucial periods April 11-13...
www.vheadline.com /readnews.asp?id=6643   (998 words)

 US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present
Originally, the US Navy assigned serial numbers to its airplanes sequentially by manufacturer, a separate sequence of numbers for each manufacturer.
Marine Corps aircraft are procured by the Navy, so they use Navy Bureau Numbers, but the Coast Guard is a part of the US Department of Homeland Security (during peacetime) and uses its own serial number sequence.
In the Navy, these Block Letters or Numbers were affixed to the Bureau Number rather than being attached to the official designation as was the practice in the USAF.
home.att.net /~jbaugher/navyserials.html   (3031 words)

 USN Service Medal Index
merican bluejackets and Marines were without official medals or other visible signs of their overseas service or combat for the first 120 years of the Navy's existence, since orders, medals and decorations were seen as the trappings of royalty and empire and ran contrary to the republican spirit present at the founding of our country.
The U.S. Navy followed suit on 27 June 1908, authorizing a series of "badges" for service as distant in time as the Civil War, the Spanish-American War and the Boxer Rebellion.
Foreign service medals issued to U.S. forces typically are not featured separately, although they may be illustrated and identified alongside their parallel U.S. award.
www.history.navy.mil /medals/index.html   (413 words)

 NAVAIR Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Navy Personnel Command has set up a 24-hour helpline for Navy members and their families to call for information regarding their loved ones.
This line is staffed 24 hours by active-duty Navy volunteers and has connectivity with Navy, FEMA and other government agencies.
They will try their very best to answer questions regarding the status of Navy members, but please be aware that communication in the region is still inconsistent.
www.navair.navy.mil   (198 words)

 Military.com Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
U.S. Navy - Official source for the U.S. Navy deals with enlistment procedures and addresses current Navy activities and issues.
Navy Judge Advocate General - Home of the Navy's JAG Corps includes law and research manuals and tools, field office addresses, and related links.
U.S. Navy SEALs Recruiting - Contains a guide for potential recruits and answers to frequently asked questions.
www.military.com /Resources/ResourceSubmittedFileView?file=navy_links.htm   (495 words)

 ABC News: US Navy submersible joining Russia submarine rescue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Miller told Reuters that the little vessel, capable of cutting through steel cable, would be moved by truck to a Russian ship to be taken to the scene in an attempt to aid in the rescue.
The spokeswoman said that the submarine and its operating team from the Navy's Deep Submergence Unit based at the big naval base in San Diego could depart California as early as Friday morning.
The little U.S. Navy submarine is four feet long, four feet wide, eight feet high and weighs 4,500 pounds (2045 kg).
abcnews.go.com /US/wireStory?id=1011358   (344 words)

 Commander, Naval Forces Marianas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A Guam National Guard task force deployed to the mainland U.S. Oct. 2 to help the beleaguered Gulf Coast in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
The Navy improved its ability to respond to emergency situations when it conducted a large-scale safety drill at the Big Screen Theater on Naval Base Guam Sept. 30.
This is an official U.S. Navy Web site designed and maintained by the U.S. Naval Forces Marianas Public Affairs Office.
www.guam.navy.mil   (194 words)

 us navy ship classes
… The Spruance-class destroyers, the first large US Navy warships to employ … of vertical launchers for advanced missiles on 24 ships of this class, in addition …
Select a US Navy Ship to browse in the Naval Art Gallery.
The US Navy uses satellite communications for education as well as providing a critical link between on-shore officers and officers and crews of Naval ships.
www.agawamhs.org /us-navy-ship-classes.html   (409 words)

US Air Force, US Navy, US Marine Corps, US Coast Guard, US Army Military Bases and Units.
US Air Force, US Navy, US Marine Corps, US Coast Guard, US Army units and organizations, aircraft fact sheets; aviation related websites.
US military abbreviations and acronyms (includes aircraft designations and military organizations).
www.globemaster.de   (221 words)

 U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
NRL's high-performance Central Target Simulator Facility is used for real-time testing and evaluation of electronic warfare systems and techniques to counter antiship missile threats to the US Navy.
NRL is the corporate research laboratory for the Navy and Marine Corps and conducts a broad program of scientific research, technology and advanced development.
NRL has served the Navy and the nation for 80 years and continues to meet the complex technological challenges of today's world.
www.nrl.navy.mil   (127 words)

 U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Program
But just as the dog's keen sense of smell makes it ideal for detecting land mines, the U.S. Navy has found that the biological sonar of dolphins, called echolocation, makes them uniquely effective at locating sea mines so they can be avoided or removed.
In fact, marine mammals are so important to the Navy that there is an entire program dedicated to studying, training, and deploying them.
"The Navy's Marine Mammal Program is an accredited member of the Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums, an international organization committed to the care and conservation of marine mammals.
www.spawar.navy.mil /sandiego/technology/mammals   (253 words)

 Navy Mustang Homepage
Also, those of you who sent me your Navy command email address - those are bouncing as they are going to the @Navy.mil addresses.
THE LAWS OF THE NAVY, by Captain Hopwood, RN.
This is an old poem about the Navy, which is very appropriate today.
www.geocities.com /Hollywood/Set/6711   (1178 words)

 US Navy
I offer the following Navy Links to those who share an interest in the U.S. Navy, as I do, and those who might like to learn more.
I also hope they may be of use to those who are retired and wish to maintain some contact with their previous life.
If there are any links pertaining to the Navy you would like to see included please E-mail me the URL and I will attempt to link to accomodate.
www.geocities.com /Heartland/5960/navylink.html   (146 words)

 Pacific Fleet Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Afloat Training Group Middle Pacific (ATG MIDPAC) and the Center for Anti-terrorism and Navy Security Forces Learning Site, Pearl Harbor (CENATNSF LS/PH) were awarded the Department of Defense’s anti-terrorism award Oct. 4 for significant achievements and strides made in the anti-terrorism field.
Gary Roughead, the commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, recently completed his first visit to the Republic of Korea where he met with leaders.
More than 6,500 U.S. Navy personnel are taking part in Exercise Malabar, a bilateral U.S. Navy-Indian Navy training exercise Sept. 26 to Oct. 5
www.cpf.navy.mil   (219 words)

 US Navy Armed Guard WWII Veterans (armedguard)
A ship that I was on, the US SS William D. Pender, was on 14 Aug. 1944, in the Invasion of Southern France (Provence), and was next to the Command Ship, USS Catoctin, as part of a ring to protect against German Bombers.
The Veterans of the US Navy Armed Guard like the Veterans of the US Merchant Marine are the forgotten heroes of WWII.
We WERE US Navy Gun Crews consisting of Gunners, Coxswains and Boatswains, Radiomen, Signalmen, an occasional Pharmacist, and toward the end of the war a few radarmen serving at sea on Merchant Ships.
www.armed-guard.com   (7689 words)

 Naval Inspector General Home Page
Our mission is to inspect, investigate, or inquire into any and all matters of importance to the Department of the Navy.
Our guiding principle is to support the Department of the Navy in maintaining the highest level of integrity and public confidence.
Ensure that you specify that your complaint should be directed to Commander, Navy Reserve Force Inspector General for resolution.
www.ig.navy.mil   (324 words)

 Wars and conflicts of the U.S. Navy
Casualties: U.S. Navy and Marine Corps personnel killed and wounded in wars, conflicts and incidents with hostile forces, 1775-present.
The Battle Streamers contain a brief history of the Navy's role in the war, conflict or operation.
Officers of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps in the War of 1812
www.history.navy.mil /wars   (880 words)

 SpecWarNet -US Navy EOD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The US Navy's Explosive Ordnance Disposal units primary mission is to disarm and render safe any explosive devices.
Members of EOD are attached to US Marine Corps Force Recon teams for Counter-terrorism duties that involve explosive door-breaching.
The initial phase of training covers diving; even if the student is already a rated Navy diver they will go through as the Mk 16 diving rig is only taught at the EOD school and there are also certain techniques they will need to learn as well.
www.specwarnet.com /americas/eod.htm   (469 words)

 navy rotc us online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Information, reviews, resource and guide for people interested in us military and GI Bill, ROTC Scholarships, Military Schools, veteran benefits and more.
Here is your information about navy rotc us: information & resources...
US Military - The best us military resource.
www.1st-military.us /us-military/navy-rotc-us.html   (174 words)

 USS Pearl Harbor LSD-52   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The ship’s outstanding reputation led to us being assigned as tour ship for San Diego’s Fleet Week from 1-3 October.
Near the San Francisco Bay Bridge, PEARL HARBOR lined up with other Navy ships to conduct a pass and review of downtown San Francisco.
During port visit, tours were given to over 1,200 guests from all over the country.
www.usspearlharbor.navy.mil   (380 words)

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