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USO centers are lifting the spirits of America’s troops and their families.  At more than 160 locations worldwide the USO provides a home away from home for troops and their families.  Last year alone, USO centers were visited 8 million …
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From May to now inching into the first days of September, High Speed Vessel Swift (HSV 2) has been carving a path along the coast of Africa and it has now almost made it exactly one and a half times …
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A celebrity fitness guru visited Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) Aug. 21, exercising and talking nutrition with Sailors and Marines and helping the Navy promote a culture of fitness. Tony Horton, best known for his P90X series of workouts, is …
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Chefs in the SECDEF‘s kitchen are at the top of their game. CS1 Reia Davis talks about cooking in that environment and bringing the skills she has learned there back to her next ship.  Want to know what it’s like …
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  Walt Whitman, considered one of the great American poets, wrote many poems about the United States Civil War, which he experienced firsthand as a volunteer nurse in Washington, DC. The first stanza of “By Blue Ontario’s Shore” is from …
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