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OAK HARBOR, Wash. (Oct. 28, 2019) Electronics Technician 1st Class Kassandra Hipolito, assigned to the ground electronics maintenance department onboard Naval Air Station Whidbey Island (NASWI), holds a red-tailed hawk as instructed by Lawrence Shafer, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Wildlife Services, during an informational brief about human health and environmental safety. The USDA Wild Life Services works with NASWI in the safe retrieval and relocation of wildlife, reducing risk to them and aircraft operations onboard NASWI. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Marc Cuenca/Released)
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WASHINGTON (Oct. 28, 2019) Master-At-Arms 2nd Class Lorissa Barnes, center, recites the oath of enlistment inside the U.S. Capitol building rotunda. (U.S. Navy photo by Elizabeth Kearns/Released)
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GREAT LAKES, Ill. (Oct. 29, 2019) Gas Turbine Systems Technician (Electrical) 1st Class Sherie Owens, leading petty officer at the Turbine Systems Technician Electrical (GSE)
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NORFOLK (Oct. 30, 2019) Sailors from the Nimitz-Class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) stand by to receive lines from the Ford-class aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) as it pulls into Naval Station Norfolk, Oct. 30, 2019. Gerald R. Ford returned to sea for the first time since beginning its post-shakedown availability in July 2018 to conduct sea trials. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Nikita Custer/Released)

PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) – The commander of Navy Installations Command (CNIC), Vice Adm. Mary M. Jackson, visited Naval Air Station Pensacola today where she praised the actions of those who responded to a deadly active shooter incident that occurred at the base Dec. 6.


There are aircraft carrier-based flight training operations scheduled to occur at Ault Field, the week of December 16-22, 2019. The Outlying Landing Field (OLF) in Coupeville, Wash. is closed to jet aircraft traffic due to airfield maintenance.


JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM – Two Department of Defense civilians died following a shooting at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam on Dec. 4.  The shooter, a Navy Sailor assigned to USS Columbia (SSN 771), died from self-inflicted gunshot wound.  


JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM -- Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam security forces responded to a reported shooting at a dry dock at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Dec. 4. Initial reports indicate the shooter and two shipyard civilian employees are deceased, and one shipyard civilian is in stable condition at a local hospital.


Five hard-charging Naval Support Activity South Potomac (NSASP) civilians got a ringside seat to operations at nearby Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River during a special visit Nov. 1. Capt. Michael O’Leary, commanding officer of NSASP, and Command Master Chief Joseph Medina led the tour, which included stops at the tower, close looks at aircraft, watching a plane launch, simulators, the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum and the Naval Test Pilot School. The group was also accompanied by several enlisted Sailors new to the command.

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