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Photo: Petty Officer 2nd Class Bradford Vogel, right, and Lt. Cmdr. Heather Hellwig, a pharmacist, second from right, watch as a nurse gives a patient medication during Pacific Partnership 2013 in Gizo, Solomon Islands, Aug. 2, 2013. Pacific Partnership is an annual deployment of forces designed to strengthen maritime and humanitarian partnerships during disaster relief operations, while providing humanitarian, medical, dental and engineering assistance to nations of the Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Samantha J. Webb, U.S. Navy/Released)

U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Bradford Vogel, right, and Lt. Cmdr. Heather Hellwig, second from right, watch as a nurse gives a patient medication during Pacific Partnership 2013 in Gizo, Solomon Islands, Aug. 2, 2013.
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Photo: Sailors prepare an F/A-18C Hornet aircraft assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 37 for launch on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in the Atlantic Ocean July 31, 2013. The Harry S. Truman was underway in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lyle Wilkie III/Released)

Sailors prepare an F/A-18C Hornet aircraft assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 37 for launch on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in the Atlantic Ocean July 31, 2013.
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Photo: Vice Adm. Allen G. Myers, commander of Naval Air Forces and Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, speaks with command ombudsmen and leaders during a meeting at the Nor'Wester Activity Center at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Jan. 18, 2011. The Command Ombudsman Program helps ensure families have the information necessary to meet the challenges of military life. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nardel Gervacio/Released)

1970 was a momentous year for Navy families when the ambitious idea of an Ombudsman Program was kicked off. Navy families have been enjoying the benefits ever since.
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Photo: Petty Officer 1st Class Stevahn Allen, assigned to the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Santa Fe (SSN 763), hugs his girlfriend at a luncheon before Santa Fe departs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for a deployment to the western Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Steven Khor/Released)

Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Stevahn Allen hugs his girlfriend at a luncheon July 29, 2013, before the Santa Fe departs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, for a deployment to the western Pacific region.
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Photo: USS Indianapolis in New York Harbor, N.Y., May 31, 1931. (U.S. Navy Archives photo/Released)

Aside from delivering the first atomic bomb to the island of Tinian, the USS Indianapolis (CA-35) was also the subject of a historic monologue in the movie, “Jaws.” Find out why.
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