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U.S.S. North Dakota, America’s Newest Technological Marvel

By Lt. Cmdr. Ben Amdur Officer in Charge of the Historic Ship Nautilus (SSN 571) and the Director of the Submarine Force Museum On Nov. 2, 2013 Precommissioning Unit North Dakota (SSN 784) will be christened at the Electric Boat Ship Yard in Groton, Conn., launching the most advanced submarine in U.S. Naval history. The christening …

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NAVADMIN 283/13 – Renewal Of Critical Skills Bonus for Enlisted Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Technician

UNCLASSIFIED// ATTENTION INVITED TO ROUTINE R 302154Z OCT 13 PSN 150292K19 FM CNO WASHINGTON DC TO NAVADMIN INFO ZEN/CNO WASHINGTON DC BT UNCLAS ***THIS IS A 2 SECTION MESSAGE COLLATED BY OIX GATEWAY NORFOLK VA*** QQQQ SUBJ: RENEWAL OF NAVAL SPECIAL OPERATIONS ENLISTED EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL (EOD) TECHNICIAN CRITICAL SKILLS RETENTION BONUS UNCLASSIFIED/ PASS TO …

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New Aircraft Carrier to be Christened as First in Class

On Saturday, November 9, 2013, Newport News Shipbuilding will christen the nation’s newest aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) during a ceremony on-site where the ship is being constructed. President Gerald R. Ford was the 38th President of the United States. His daughter, Susan Ford Bales, will serve as the ship’s sponsor, performing the traditional honor …

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