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Navy Medicine releases updated Zika Virus infection guidance

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (NNS) -- Navy Medicine released updated Zika Virus Infection guidance in NAVADMIN 121/16, May 26, communicating current information, travel precautions, and risk reduction measures to Navy and Marine Corps personnel.

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NHRC Hosts Respiratory Diseases Working Group to Keep Warfighters Healthy
Updated: May 27, 2016 - 1:17 pm

SAN DIEGO -- The Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) hosted a working group for military researchers from around the globe to discuss future directions for respiratory disease surveillance, testing, and research in support of force health protection, May 24-25.

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Hampton Roads Sailor Tops 'Recruit Reboot' War Game
Updated: May 27, 2016 - 1:14 pm

GREAT LAKES, Ill. -- The interactive Recruit Reboot war game that evaluates the most effective training practices at Recruit Training Command (RTC), the Navy's only boot camp, closed its online portal with success and strong feedback, May 13.

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USNS Mercy Conducts MEDEVAC of South Korean Sailor
Updated: May 27, 2016 - 12:49 pm

PACIFIC OCEAN -- The hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) conducted a medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) May 27 to assist a Republic of Korea Sailor in need of medical attention.

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Aviation community to see significant change in training
Posted: May 25, 2016

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- The Naval Survival Training Institute (NSTI) announced May 17, the Navy is fully integrating the Reduced Oxygen Breathing Device (ROBD) into aviation hypoxia training as a bridge to the more permanent normobaric hypoxia (oxygen reduced) trainer.

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Makin Island certifies 3M early
Posted: May 25, 2016

SAN DIEGO -- The crew of USS Makin Island (LHD 8) successfully completed the arduous Maintenance and Material Management (3M) certification assessment ten weeks ahead of schedule.

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DOD adds funding to enhance Zika surveillance by military labs
Posted: May 25, 2016

WASHINGTON -- The Defense Department is providing $1.76 million in extra funding to military laboratories to expand Zika virus surveillance worldwide and assess the virus’s impact on deployed service members’ health and readiness, Navy Cmdr. Franca Jones said in a recent interview.

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Shooting Stars Navy snares 2016 Armed Services Skeet Championship
Posted: May 25, 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- As the 56th Armed Services Skeet Championship concluded May 13 at the Nashville Gun Club, organization officials announced the victors from among the contending five-member teams representing the branches.

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CVW 9 Commander Achieves 1,000th Trap
Posted: May 25, 2016

SOUTH CHINA SEA -- Commander of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9 completed his one-thousandth career carrier-arrested landing, or trap, aboard aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), May 11, flying a F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 14.

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One Final Salute

One Final Salute: Funeral Honor Guard They perform the time honored duty of rendering final ho...

U.S. Navy P-3 Orion operations in support of Hellenic armed forces search for EgyptAir flt 804

SIGONELLA, Sicily (May 20, 2016) A P-3 Orion maritime patrol aircraft from Patrol Squadron (VP) F...

"Top Gun" for Surface Warfare Officers

Due to the success of the Navy's elite Fighter Weapons School, the Navy took the same concept and...

Invictus Games

The start of the 2016 Invictus Games.