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From: doubleduty.dodlive.mil By: Christina Gamez, USAF We had our first real emergencies while deployed all in the span of a week and a half. It’s amazing how you think you have everything planned and yet, things happen to show you what …
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For nearly 200 years, the U.S.S. Scorpion has rested at the bottom of the Patuxent river.  She was the flagship of Commodore Joshua Barney during the War of 1812. Scorpion and the ships of the Chesapeake Bay Flotilla valiantly defended the Nation’s …
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Lt. Cmdr. Chris Bahner from Westminster, Md. assigned to the Cougars of Electronic Attack Squadron VAQ 139 greets his family during the squadron’s homecoming at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. VAQ 139 concluded a five month deployment aboard the Nimitz …
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By Airman First Class Briana Gordillo, 445th Air Expeditionary Advisory Squadron Anxiousness, excitement and curiosity. Those feelings are how I felt when I went “outside the wire” for the first time. In the Air Force, my job is to work in …
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“On 13 October, the Navy celebrates 236 years of enduring traditions and missions that have preserved freedom of the seas and the American way of life.  As we celebrate this birthday, we can reflect on more than two centuries of …
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