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  USA States . com - US states Portal
During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the original 13 as the nation expanded across the North American continent and acquired a number of overseas possessions.
The United States of America is a federal republic composed of 50 states, of which all except one - Hawaii islands - are in mainland America.
The United States of America, which covers the central part of North America, grew out of the British colonies that were established in the north America in the first half of the 17th century.
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  United States Navy
The United States Navy is the branch of the United States armed forces responsible for naval operations.
The United States Constitution, ratified in 1789, empowered Congress "to provide and maintain a navy." Acting on this authority, Congress ordered the construction and manning of six frigatess; one of the original six, the USS Constitution, familiarly known as "Old Ironsides", survives to this day.
The naval jack of the United States is a blue field with 50 white stars, identical to the canton of the ensign, both in appearance and size.
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 United States Navy - dKosopedia
This entry is a brief introduction to the structure of the U.S. Navy it is part of United States armed forces.
Much of the Navy's current fleet fits a template set by President Ronald Reagan during the Cold War, which in turn was based on a model of warfare drawn from the Naval battles of World War II modified to fit the new role played by nuclear weapons.
Also, it is worth keeping in mind that France and all other European allies of the United States would likely make their Naval forces available as part of a coalition in the event of a Naval war that involved Russia on one side and the United States on the other.
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 United States Navy information - Search.com
The Navy heavily participated in the Vietnam War and, through the use of ballistic missile submarines, became an important aspect of the United States' nuclear strategic deterrence policy.
The Navy is administered by the Department of the Navy, led by the Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV).
United States naval aviation fully came of age in World War II, when it became clear following the Attack on Pearl Harbor, the Battle of the Coral Sea, and the Battle of Midway that aircraft carriers and the planes that they carried had replaced the battleship as the greatest weapon on the seas.
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 United States Navy - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
The United States Navy, in short USN, or in German; Das Scheisse Boot, is the branch of the Jesusland Forces responsible for conducting Naval Operations, naming one of its Aircraft Carriers after the current President in office, and for the accommodation and well-being of gays who are cruelly rejected by other armed services.
The U.S Navy was founded in 1775 when Congress, a cheap and pirated version of Parliament that is so called only to avoid copyright laws, authorized the building of "...A public house for the dispencement of malted liquors, 2 miles South of the Hudson River...".
The US Navy is administered by the Elton John fan-club, led by Kim Beazely, this helps you understand that Navy is an abbreviation for (Need Any Vasoline Yet?) The head of the US Navy, and commander of the first fleet, is Admiral Ackbar.
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 **************** History of the United States Navy ***************
This brief history of the United States Navy is presented by, and from the perspective of, the United States Navy Veterans Association.
By 1807 there existed in the United States a clear political consensus supporting a naval establishment, but the primary, and limited, theme of that Navy was still the protection of U.S. maritime commerce, and not the projection of American power, or even the protection of vital national interests.
The Navy's first airfield was built at Annapolis in 1911, and the first naval air station was established at Pensacola in 1916, but it was not really until the late 1930s, after the threat of Hitler's and Japan's militarism became apparent, that the U.S. began to re-arm.
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  United States Navy at AllExperts
The Navy was a major participant in the Vietnam War, blockaded Cuba during the Cuban Missile Crisis, and through the use of ballistic missile submarines, became an important aspect of the United States' nuclear strategic deterrence policy.
The Navy is administered by the Department of the Navy, led by the Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV).
United States naval aviation fully came of age in World War II, when it became clear following the Attack on Pearl Harbor, the Battle of the Coral Sea, and the Battle of Midway that aircraft carriers and the planes that they carried had replaced the battleship as the greatest weapon on the seas.
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  United States Navy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Navy was a major participant in the Vietnam War, blockaded Cuba during the Cuban Missile Crisis, and through the use of ballistic missile submarines, became an important aspect of the United States' nuclear strategic deterrence policy.
The Navy is administered by the Department of the Navy, led by the Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV).
United States naval aviation fully came of age in World War II, when it became clear following the Attack on Pearl Harbor, the Battle of the Coral Sea, and the Battle of Midway that aircraft carriers and the planes that they carried had replaced the battleship as the greatest weapon on the seas.
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 United States Navy - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The navy was a part of the conflict from the very beginning of American involvement to the very end of the war, and proved to be a vital element in the success of the Allies.
United States naval strategy changed to that of forward deployment in support of U.S. allies with an emphasis on carrier battle groups.Palmer, Michael A. "The Navy: The Transoceanic Period, 1945-1992".
Current plans in the United States Navy call for keeping the battleships on the NVR until the naval surface fire support gun and missile development programs achieve operational capability, which is expected to occur sometime between now and 2008.
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 United States Navy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The United States Navy is the branch of the United States armed forces responsible for naval operations.
The United States Navy traces its origins to the Continental Navy, which the Continental Congress established on October 13, 1775 by authorizing the procurement, fitting out, manning, and dispatch of two armed vessels to cruise in search of munitions ships supplying the British Army in America.
Second Fleet operates primarily in the Atlantic Ocean from the North Pole to the South Pole and from the shores of the United States to the west coast of Europe.
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 Navy data again found on public web site - Boston.com
The Navy said Friday that information on more than 100,000 naval and Marine Corps aviators and aircrew was on the Naval Safety Center Web site and on nearly 1,100 computer discs mailed out to naval commands.
The Navy is also attempting to retrieve the computer disks, he said, and individuals whose data was revealed on the Internet were being notified.
The Navy said individuals affected by the breach can place a 90-day fraud alert on their credit reports, and they were provided information on companies to contact.
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 United States Navy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Continental Navy was established by the Continental Congress on October 13 1775 who authorized the procurement fitting out and dispatch of two armed vessels to in search of munitions ships supplying the British Army in America.
During the American Civil War the Navy was an innovator in use of ironclad warships but after the war slipped into A modernization program beginning in the 1880s brought the US into the first of the world's navies by the beginning the 20th century.
The Navy saw relatively little action during World War I but the primary goal of the attack on Pearl Harbor was to cripple the Navy in Pacific Ocean.
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The Naval Academy was founded in 1845 by the Secretary of the Navy, George Bancroft, in what is now historic Annapolis, MD. The history of the Academy has often reflected the history of the United States itself.
The Navy League of the United States was founded in 1902 with the encouragement of President Theodore Roosevelt.
The Navy League is unique among military-oriented associations in that it is a civilian organization dedicated to the education of our citizens, including our elected officials, and the support of the men and women of the sea services and their families.
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 Navy - Accelerate Your Life
From Boot Camp and deployment to opportunities to continue serving your country after you leave active duty, About the Navy will give you a better idea of what the Navy is all about.
If your son or daughter is thinking about joining the Navy there's no doubt that you have questions.
Navy Health Care is the ideal practice for almost any specialty.
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 The United States Navy in WWII
United States Naval Chronology of World War II
"Report on the Navy and the War" published Oct. 12, 1943, by the Office of Public Relations, Navy Dept., for the Senate Committee on Naval Affairs.
The Navy Public Affairs Library fact files on WWII.
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 The US Navy
070808-N-3093M-002 MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (Aug. 8, 2007) - Navy Diver 1st Class Josuha Harsh, attached to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2 from Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek, Va., surfaces after completing a salvage dive in the Mississippi River as the vehicle he and his team rigged is lifted from the water.
During his brief visit, Winter surveyed the recovery efforts and met with Navy divers from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2 and officials from local, state and federal agencies involved in the search and recovery efforts.
MINNEAPOLIS (NNS) -- Navy Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2 from Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek arrived in Minneapolis Minn., Aug. 5 and spent their first full day, Aug. 7, working with local authorities canvassing the wreckage from the I-35 bridge collapse.
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 Naval Historical Center Main Page
Officers of the Continental and U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, 1775-1900
As the official history program of the United States Navy, the Naval Historical Center manages the Navy Department Library, twelve Navy museums, art collections, archives, and an underwater archaeology program.
Read about plans to expand the National Museum of the United States Navy with a gallery to be titled the U.S. Navy in the Cold War: Korea, Vietnam and the Soviet Confrontation.
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 Legal: Navy
The information requested on this Web site is collected in accordance with Section 503 of Title 10, United States Code, and may only be used to identify and process individuals interested in applying for enlistment or commissions in the United States Navy or Navy Reserve.
Information the United States Navy collects on you from Navy Chat, a Message Board session or email message will be used for the purpose of recruiting enlisted personnel and Officers into the United States Navy and Navy Reserve.
Federal law further states that the United States Navy will not release any information offered by you to any person or organization outside the Department of Defense.
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 US Navy
The The Continental Navy, was established in October, 1775, to support the Continental Army during the War of Independence (1775-83).
The United States Navy played an important contribution to the Union victory during the American Civil War by mounting a blockade of Confederate seaports.
On the outbreak of the First World War, the United States Navy, with its 300 warships, was the third largest in the world.
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 US Navy | The United States Navy
All of this movement means that the Navy has to operate as one, large team—aviators depending on sailors who depend on engineers who depend on engineering aides, and so on.
The Navy also supplies religious and medical services to its own personnel as well as to the United States Marine Corps, so you can become a medic and spend your time on the ground with the Marines.
If they stick around for 20 years, Navy personnel are eligible to collect retirement paychecks and lifetime benefits for themselves and family members, while continuing to have access to never-ending travel discounts.
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 United States Navy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Navy has been downsizing for the last several years while maintaining the same high degree of readiness to respond to a crisis anywhere in the world.
It was determined that solving the problem required a technical expert to visit the ship, but the two-way conference helped more clearly define the problem, so that the technical expert could start repairing the problem immediately upon arriving onboard the ship.
When the Navy has to send an engineer to a deployed carrier, it takes that person essentially offline as an engineering resource for any other issue that may arise during the time it takes to travel to and from the carrier.
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 ***************** United States Navy Seabees
That is, they provide strong leverage well out of proportion to their size and logistics requirements, to help make regular formations on the battlefield also be effective out of proportion to their actual size, equipment, and adequacy of re-supply.
Every Special Forces unit member is trained not only in combat skills, but also in improvisation, unconventional thinking, and initiative outside the box, to a very intensive degree.
The membership of the United States Navy Veterans Association is composed of, exclusively, American citizens and residents.
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 United States Navy Band, Concert Band   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Located in the Sail Loft at the historic Washington Navy Yard, the Band presents honors at official ceremonies and memorial services in addition to performing hundreds of public concerts annually throughout the Washington metropolitan area and around the country.
Congress established the United States Navy Band on March 4, 1925.
The Navy Band is at the forefront of music education, sponsoring the "International Saxophone Symposium" and the "Music in the Schools" program for elementary and secondary schools.
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 VPNAVY - United States Navy Patrol Squadrons Glossary Summary Page - VP Patrol Squadron
Approximately 65% of the Naval Reserve personnel are in units categorized as "augmentation" units.
Decisions affecting specific units are influenced by many factors including demographics, unit manning and readiness, active command mobilization requirements, training opportunities, and the impact on personnel.
The Navy squadrons receiving the PB4Y-1 Liberators, while initially having the old "VP" squadron ID attached from the PBY's, were known as "VB" squadrons until 30 September '44.
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