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Oak Lawn Navy Recruit helps honors WWII Merchant Marine in San Antonio

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Oak Lawn Navy Recruit helps honors WWII Merchant Marine in San Antonio

Oak Lawn Navy Recruit helps honors WWII Merchant Marine in San Antonio By Burrell Parmer Navy Recruiting District San Antonio  Lt. j.g. Kathleen Spyrnal of Oak Lawn, Ill., an Officer Programs operations officer assigned to Navy Recruiting District San Antonio (NRD), had the honor of meeting WWII Merchant Marine Ray Denison during an Alamo Honor…

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Chicago Native Trains to be a U.S. Navy Future Warfighter

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Chicago Native Trains to be a U.S. Navy Future Warfighter

Chicago Native Trains to be a U.S. Navy Future Warfighter By Jerry Jimenez Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class, Navy Office of Community Outreach Sailors are some of the most highly-trained people on the planet, according to Navy officials, and this training requires highly-dedicated instructors. At Naval Education and Training command, instructors at advanced technical schools…

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West Chicago Native Trains to be a U.S. Navy Future Warfighter

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West Chicago Native Trains to be a U.S. Navy Future Warfighter

West Chicago Native Trains to be a U.S. Navy Future Warfighter By Rick Burke Navy Office of Community Outreach Sailors are some of the most highly-trained people on the planet, according to Navy officials, and this training requires highly-dedicated instructors. At Naval Education and Training command, instructors at advanced technical schools teach sailors to be…

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USS Green Bay (LPD 20) Assault Amphibious Vehicles

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USS Green Bay (LPD 20) Assault Amphibious Vehicles

USS Green Bay (LPD 20) Assault Amphibious Vehicles Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Steven Figueroa, from Chicago, signals the crane operator during a Rigid-Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) recovery aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20). Green Bay, part of the Wasp Expeditionary Strike Group, with embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, is currently…

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Elmhurst native joins multinational exercise in Baltic Sea region

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Elmhurst native joins multinational exercise in Baltic Sea region

Elmhurst native joins multinational exercise in Baltic Sea region By Theodore Quintana Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class , Navy Office of Community Outreach Lt.j.g. Jack Daniels, a native of Elmhurst, Illinois, is participating in the Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) exercise with 18 other nations. “Working with other nations is always new and different,” said Daniels. “There…

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Burbank native joins multinational exercise in Baltic Sea region

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Burbank native joins multinational exercise in Baltic Sea region

Burbank native joins multinational exercise in Baltic Sea region By Theodore Quintana Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class , Navy Office of Community Outreach Petty Officer 2nd Class Thomas Anderson, a native of Burbank, Illinois, is participating in the Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) exercise with 18 other nations. “During BALTOPS, I am going to be doing a…

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