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Have you ever wondered what flight school is like? LT Cavalcanti describes his rewarding experience in three words.
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Making calculated and informed decisions is the most important thing a blue-water defensive force as large as America’s Navy can do. The insignia of the Intelligence Specialist is composed of two parts. 1. A magnifying glass for the job of gathering and deciphering intelligence. 2. And a quill pen for recording and relaying that information to the Intelligence Officer. Hindsight is always 20/20 but having flawless foresight is the goal of all Navy Intelligence Specialists. http://bit.ly/1yJHKfu
Making calculated and informed decisions is the most important thing a blue-water defensive force as large as America’s Navy can do.

The insignia of the Intelligence Specialist is composed of two parts.
1. A magnifying glass for the job of gathering and deciphering intelligence.
2. And a quill pen for recording and relaying that information to the Intelligence Officer.

Hindsight is always 20/20 but having flawless foresight is the goal of all Navy Intelligence Specialists. http://bit.ly/1yJHKfu
Making waves in Lisbon, Portugal.

Making waves in Lisbon, Portugal.

See ya later.

See ya later.

Around the World Wednesday: The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook approaches the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge over the Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul. This bridge, also known as the Second Bosphorus Bridge, connects Europe and Asia.

Around the World Wednesday: The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook approaches the Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge over the Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul. This bridge, also known as the Second Bosphorus Bridge, connects Europe and Asia.

Aptly named, the USNS Spearhead JHSV 1 is a high-speed maritime supply and transport craft. It is constructed with an innovative modular design that allows the vessel to be refitted for the transportation of troops, their vehicles or entire infantry battalions.

Aptly named, the USNS Spearhead JHSV 1 is a high-speed maritime supply and transport craft. It is constructed with an innovative modular design that allows the vessel to be refitted for the transportation of troops, their vehicles or entire infantry battalions.

Check out the latest from America’s Navy: the Anatomy Study Guide app. Designed for health-care professionals, this tool has high-resolution 3-D diagrams of the human anatomy, testing and note-taking features, and more. Download it for free today: App Store: http://bit.ly/1jOUmHl Google Play™: http://bit.ly/1pPtYm0

Check out the latest from America’s Navy: the Anatomy Study Guide app. Designed for health-care professionals, this tool has high-resolution 3-D diagrams of the human anatomy, testing and note-taking features, and more. Download it for free today:

App Store: http://bit.ly/1jOUmHl
Google Play™: http://bit.ly/1pPtYm0

A F/A-18E Super Hornet is guided onto the catapult system aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz. The catapult system gives aircraft like the Hornet the power to launch off carriers, going from 0 to 165 mph in two seconds.

A F/A-18E Super Hornet is guided onto the catapult system aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz. The catapult system gives aircraft like the Hornet the power to launch off carriers, going from 0 to 165 mph in two seconds.

Hospital Corpsman Heidi Dean, assigned to a Female Engagement Team (FET), treats an Afghan child during a health initiative. FETs are made up of female servicemembers from different units and with various job skills who are trained to gather information and communicate with the female population in Afghanistan.

Hospital Corpsman Heidi Dean, assigned to a Female Engagement Team (FET), treats an Afghan child during a health initiative. FETs are made up of female servicemembers from different units and with various job skills who are trained to gather information and communicate with the female population in Afghanistan.

As you probably guessed, training to become an Aviation Rescue Swimmer is difficult. But what makes it tough? Chief David Natiola has answers.

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