USCGC Dauntless Returns From Caribbean Patrol

February 14, 2019 – The Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless returned home to Pensacola, Florida, after completing a 59-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea. During the patrol, Dauntless conducted joint operations with Department of Homeland Security air and surface assets to intercept over 80 migrants heading for U.S. soil, conducted four medical evacuations at sea saving nine lives, and assisted in a drug interdiction seizure. Dauntless supported Operation Unified Resolve, a combined effort between Joint Interagency Task Force South, Coast Guard, and international partners in the Caribbean region. The emphasis of…

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Juan Sebastián de Elcano Deploys From Cádiz on Instruction Cruise XCI

January 14, 2019 (Google Translation) – Yesterday, January 13, the “Juan Sebastián de Elcano” Ship-School sailed from the port of Cádiz to begin the XCI Instruction Cruise. The official departure was presided over by the Admiral Chief of Staff of the Navy. The main civil and military authorities of the Bay of Cádiz also attended. The ship, commanded by the captain Ignacio Paz García, has a crew consisting of 20 officers, 20 non-commissioned officers, 148 soldiers of the Mariner and Troop scale, and 2 civilian teachers. In addition, in the…

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National Naval Aviation Museum Foundation to Host Naval Aviation Symposium

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3f5B0es9hc[/embedyt] Glimpse into the history and the future of naval aviation at the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation’s Annual Symposium, May 9-11. This three-day event, on board Pensacola Naval Air Station, will feature a golf tournament on Wednesday, followed by distinguished panelists and speakers on Thursday and Friday inside the National Naval Aviation Museum. The theme for the Symposium 2018 is “Leadership in the 21st Century.” Starting at 9:15 a.m. Thursday, the first panel will feature awardees of the prestigious VADM James Stockdale Leadership Award who will share their thoughts…

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Florida Navy Bases Prepare for Irma

Navy installations throughout Florida are preparing for heavy weather as Hurricane Irma approaches South Florida. Commander, Navy Region Southeast, Rear Adm. Bette Bolivar, directed the evacuation of non-essential personnel and family members from Naval Air Station Key West, Florida, Sept. 5. “Their safety and security is a top priority,” Bolivar said. Approximately 50-60 mission essential personnel are remaining behind to maintain essential functions on the installation. Naval Air Station Key West personnel have a designated safe haven area of within 300 miles of Atlanta. Personnel and family members need to…

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Blue Angel Practice Dates

Hurricane and DREAM Big Now Showing for a Limited Time “Hurricane” runs daily at 9:30 a.m. and takes viewers through the true story of a 15,000-kilometer journey in the footsteps of one of the most devastating natural events on our planet: the Atlantic Hurricane. Runtime: 23 minutes. “Dream Big” runs daily at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., narrated by Jeff Bridges, “Dream Big” celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small and shows how engineers push the limits of innovation in unexpected and amazing ways. Runtime: 42 minutes.…

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