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On the move!

#ICYMI: USS Gerald R. Ford - CVN 78 arrived at Huntington Ingalls Industries – Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Virginia this weekend to begin its post-shakedown availability.

Learn more: http://www.navsea.navy.mil/Media/News/Article/1575182/uss-gerald-r-ford-begins-post-shakedown-availability/

#TBT: On this date in 2003, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) was commissioned at Naval Station Norfolk.

This photo was taken this week as CVN 76 Sailors participatedin a Morale, Welfare and Recreation sponsored 5-kilometer run on the flight deck of the carrier.

Ronald Reagan, the flagship of Carrier Strike Group 5, provides a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interests of its allies and partners in the Indo-Pacific region.

(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)

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NAVSEA is #ExpandingtheAdvantage to the fleet and to our local communities!

Shout out to OS1 Johnston and colleagues from AEGIS TECH REP for volunteering their time to beautify Moorestown.

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Tune in to listen to the CNO and CNP next week!

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Want the latest NAVSEA news?

Head on over to http://www.navsea.navy.mil

Today, we feature stories on EPF 10 Builder's Trials and a NATO Seasparrow successful flight test of ESSM Block 2.

Happy Independence Day!!!

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Everyone be safe as we celebrate our nation's 242 anniversary tomorrow!

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Happy Birthday to Naval Sea Systems Command, which celebrates 44 years in service of her country today.

On July 1, 1974, Vice Adm. Robert C. Gooding oversaw the merger of Naval Ship Systems Command and the Naval Ordnance Systems Command as it became Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA). At the time, there were 587 active ships in the Navy, including 14 aircraft carriers, 119 destroyers and 73 submarines.

The NAVSEA mission dates back to March 1794 when Congress responded to piracy and the disruption of foreign trade in the Mediterranean Sea with force by passing a naval act calling for the construction of six frigates designed by Joshua Humphreys.

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Check out what’s happening at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division from their weekly #CraneReport.

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The Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Indiana (SSN 789), the 16th submarine of the Virginia class, June 25.

Construction on Indiana, which is the sixth Virginia-class Block III submarine, began in 2012. She is scheduled to commission in September.

To learn more about the future USS Indiana, visit the NAVSEA website.

Cooperation and teamwork between NAVSEA's Forward Deployed Regional Maintenance Center, U.S. Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center, and Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center helps ensure USS Farragut meets operational commitments.

ICYMI: Naval Surface Warfare Center Commander Rear Adm. Tom Anderson visited Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division last week. Here's a quick video wrapping up his visit.

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Sailors raise a flag onboard the future USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116) during a delivery ceremony from shipbuilder General Dynamics Bath Iron Works today in Bath, Maine.

The flag was previously flown over Arlington National Cemetery by
Capt. Hudner's former squadron and on USS Constitution, Dec. 4, 2017, for the 67th anniversary of the day Capt. Hudner attempted rescue of his wingman Ensign Jesse Brown.

To read more about DDG 116 and the late Capt. Hudner (ret.), visit the NAVSEA website.

Sailors raise a flag onboard the future USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116) during the delivery ceremony from shipbuilder General Dynamics Bath Iron Works today in Bath, Maine.

The flag was previously flown over Arlington National Cemetery by Capt. Hudner's former squadron and the USS Constitution, Dec. 4, 2017, the 67th anniversary of Capt. Hudner's attempted rescue of wingman Ensign Jesse Brown.

To read more about DDG 116 and the late Capt. Hudner Jr. (Ret.), visit the NAVSEA website.

To celebrate LGBT Pride Month, NAVSEA heard former DASD for Force Education and Training Diana Banks talk about how embracing diversity helps drive mission success during an event Wednesday.

"We have a lot of work to do, so we need to make sure we're fully tapping into our nation's talent pool. At the end of the day, we're all in this together. "

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On this date in 1777, the Second Continental Congress adopted the flag of the United States.

May you always fly high and true...Happy Flag Day!!

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Then it’s Hi! Hi! Hey!
The Army’s on its way...

Happy 243rd Birthday to the Army today.

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Hurricane season started June 1 and goes through November. Are you prepared? Check out All Hands Magazine for guidelines on how you can best prepared for an emergency. #hurricaneprep #navyreadiness

The WarriorGames wrap up tonight. These men and women each embody true strength, character and courage. Thank you all for being individual beacons of inspiration to be the very best we can be.

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ICYMI: The future USS Sioux City (LCS 11) concluded its Acceptance Trial May 25 after completing a series of graded in-port and underway demonstrations on the Great Lakes for the Navy's Board of Inspection and Survey.

To read more, visit https://go.usa.gov/xQHgM

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NAVSEA commemorated the 76th Battle of Midway today with distinguished guest speaker, retired Navy Captain and veteran of the Battle of Midway, Jack Crawford. Captain Crawford gave a first-hand account of this historic battle from his vantage point as a crewmember onboard U.S.S. Yorktown.

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Bravo Zulu to Steven Kim, a NSWC IHEODTD mechanical engineer who received the Secretary of Defense Medal for Meritorious Civilian Service yesterday.

To read more about Mr. Kim's acheivements, visit: https://go.usa.gov/xQHgf

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We love this post by our friends at the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division.

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