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We all have our reasons for joining the Navy, but once you’re serving, you’re not just doing it for you. You’re doing it for the people back home. If you’re a Navy parent or have parents who served in #AmericasNavy, thank you for doing your part to keep our country’s children safe.

We all have our reasons for joining the Navy, but once you’re serving, you’re not just doing it for you. You’re doing it for the people back home. If you’re a Navy parent or have parents who served in #AmericasNavy, thank you for doing your part to keep our country’s children safe.

"It is hereby declared that there shall be equality of treatment and opportunity for all persons in the armed services without regard to race, color, religion or national origin." — President Harry S. Truman, July 26, 1948.Today we celebrate the desegregation of the armed forces.

"It is hereby declared that there shall be equality of treatment and opportunity for all persons in the armed services without regard to race, color, religion or national origin." — President Harry S. Truman, July 26, 1948.

Today we celebrate the desegregation of the armed forces.

Sailor selfie!

Sailor selfie!

Are you interested in being an America’s Navy Officer? Check out our infographic to see the various careers available!

Are you interested in being an America’s Navy Officer? Check out our infographic to see the various careers available!

Naval Aircrewman 1st Class Robert Crouch has a good view outside his MH-60S Seahawk helicopter.

Naval Aircrewman 1st Class Robert Crouch has a good view outside his MH-60S Seahawk helicopter.

Around the World Wednesday: Sailors arrive in Kupang, Indonesia, in support of Pacific Partnership 2014. Pacific Partnership is in its ninth iteration and is the largest annual multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Asia-Pacific region.

Around the World Wednesday: Sailors arrive in Kupang, Indonesia, in support of Pacific Partnership 2014. Pacific Partnership is in its ninth iteration and is the largest annual multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Asia-Pacific region.

One question we often get from future Sailors is how to stay active while serving. One way is to participate in sports. AC1 Shelly Cosman explains how to get involved in sports while serving in America’s Navy.

Ask your questions about Navy life on Twitter or Instagram using #AskASailor.

The benefits that come with being a Sailor in America’s Navy are numerous. See the many ways a life in the Navy can be beneficial to you.

The benefits that come with being a Sailor in America’s Navy are numerous. See the many ways a life in the Navy can be beneficial to you.

Aircraft munitions, aircraft guns, bomb racks and missile launchers need to be tested by someone who speaks their language (and follows all safety procedures). Aviation Ordnancemen make sure things go boom only when they are supposed to. Do you have 20/20 full-color vision and never cut corners on safety procedures? Join the ranks of the Aviation Ordnancemen in America’s Navy.

Aircraft munitions, aircraft guns, bomb racks and missile launchers need to be tested by someone who speaks their language (and follows all safety procedures). Aviation Ordnancemen make sure things go boom only when they are supposed to. Do you have 20/20 full-color vision and never cut corners on safety procedures? Join the ranks of the Aviation Ordnancemen in America’s Navy.

Are you a woman who is considering joining the Navy and wondering if the sacrifices are worth it? Hear from AC1 Shelly Cosman on why she feels it’s worth it.

Ask your questions about Navy life on Twitter or Instagram using #AskASailor.