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  1. D-Day remembered on 72nd anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    James Atwood was a young medical corpsman serving in California when he learned Allied troops stormed five beaches in Normandy, France, in what was the largest military invasion in history. "We were all expecting the big push to come," he said.

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  2. Man part of one of the Navy's worst peacetime disastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ST. MARYS, Ga. - Bill Creed experienced much during his 26 years in the Navy, but one day in particular is seared in his memory.

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  3. Kings Bay groundwater undergoes testingRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    The foam contains perfluorooctane sulfonate and perfluorooctanoic acid, or PFOS and PFOA, both considered emerging contaminants by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. According to Navy Region Southeast officials, other test sites in the region being evaluated include Naval Air Station Jacksonville and Naval Station Mayport.

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  4. USS Tennessee wins environmental awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    The ballistic missile submarine USS Tennessee has been named recipient of the Chief of Naval Operations Environmental Award in the submarine category. It's the second consecutive year the Tennessee, home-ported at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, has earned the award.

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  5. USS Wyoming named recipient of Omaha AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    The ballistic-missile submarine USS Wyoming approaches Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Ga., in January 2009. The Wyoming has been named a recipient of the Omaha Trophy, awarded for demonstrating the highest standards of performance.

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  6. Pentagon IG criticizes US Transportation Command for its oversight of car-shipper contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    The U.S. Transportation Command, based at Scott Air Force Base, was taken to task by the Pentagon's inspector general for a series of mistakes in its oversight of a troubled contractor hired to ship military members' vehicles to overseas duty stations and back. The Army Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, SDDC, also based at Scott, made $162 million in "potentially improper payments" to International Auto Logistics, according to the Defense Department inspector general report issued Wednesday.

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  7. USNS Brunswick accepted by NavyRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    "We're proud to deliver yet another great ship to the U.S. Navy fleet," Austal USA President Craig Perciavalle said. "The five Expeditionary Fast Transport vessels in service today have already proven to be a valuable resource for our nation and we're excited to deliver another ship that will add to that global capability."

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  8. Navy mechanic kept blimp engines running smoothly as crews watched for enemy subsRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    Paul Fitzgerald worked more than 60 years ago as a United States Navy mechanic on some of the largest aircraft ever flown by the military, commonly referred to as blimps. Fitzgerald was stationed at Glynco Naval Air Station in Brunswick, Ga., during the mid-1950s when blimps patrolled the Atlantic Ocean looking for enemy submarines.

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  9. USNS Brunswick passes sea trialsRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    The company conducted intensive comprehensive tests to show the ship's major systems and equipment met Navy standards. The required tests are considered the last significant hurdle before the ship is delivered to the Navy later this year.

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  10. Navy commander's career in limboRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    Cmdr. Vincent J. Wood was removed from his job as executive officer of Trident Refit Facility at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay Aug. 24. Capt. Gunter Braun, commander of Trident Refit Facility, removed Wood from his position amid allegations of personal misconduct.

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  11. Bahrain-based sailors eager for sub opportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    Two women sailors currently serving in Bahrain are heading out on a deep-sea journey where no female enlisted servicemembers have gone before. Information Systems Technician 1st Class Jasmine Underwood and Electronics Technician 3rd Class Marcia Morse are two of 38 enlisted females selected for two crews of the USS Michigan, an Ohio-class guided-missile submarine based out of Bangor, Wash.

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