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    American Navy's Role in the Revolutionary war

    Tim McGrath talked about how the Continental Congress established the Navy at the dawn of the Revolutionary War. Mr. McGrath also discussed the challenges the Navy faced and a…

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    Book Discussion on In the Kingdom of Ice

    Hampton Sides talked about his book, In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette, in which he recounts the U.S. naval expedition to the North Pole in…

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    Book Discussion on War of the Whales

    Joshua Horwitz talked about his book, War of the Whales: A True Story, about the U.S. Navy’s submarine detection system that worked by flooding areas of the ocean with high-intensity…

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    U.S. Pacific Operations

    Admiral Samuel Locklear spoke to reporters and answered questions about the Navy’s operations and presence in the Pacific. Topics included efforts to curb North Korea’s…

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    University of Texas at Austin Commencement Address

    Admiral William McRaven gave the commencement address to the 2014 graduating class of the University of Texas at Austin on the Main Mall. Admiral McRaven was a member of the Naval…

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    Commander-in-Chief Trophy Presentation to Navy Football Team

    President Obama presented the Commander-in-Chief Trophy to the United States Naval Academy football team. He praised their efforts on the football field as well as their commitment to…

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    Book Discussion on Eyes on the Target

    Richard Miniter talked about his new book, Eyes on Target: Inside Stories from the Brotherhood of the U.S. Navy SEALs, in which Mr. Miniter chronicles the history of the Navy SEALs and…

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    Navy Yard Shooting Security Review

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Navy Secretary Ray Mabus briefed reporters on the results of the department’s internal security review after the September 16, 2013, shooting at the…

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    Cheating by Naval Nuclear Trainees

    Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jonathan Greenert and the director of Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, Admiral John Richardson, briefed reporters on an ongoing investigation into…

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    Secretary Ray Mabus on Navy Contracting

    Navy Secretary Ray Mabus briefed reporters on a review of husbanding policies and new contracting initiatives being made in response to a recent corruption and bribery scandal in port…

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    Russia's Participation in the U.S. Civil War

    Historian Webster Griffin Tarpley talked about the contribution of Russian Tsar Alexander II to a northern victory in the U.S. Civil War. He said that the Imperial Russian government…

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    History of the Brig Niagara

    Walter Rybka, Senior Captain of the Flagship Niagara, talked about the reconstructed relief flagship of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry. The Niagara, part of a fleet constructed in Erie…

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    USS Torsk, Part I

    Nat Little, an education crew chief with Historic Ships in Baltimore, Maryland, visited the USS Torsk submarine in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Commissioned in December of 1944, the…

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    Navy Yard Shooting Investigation

    Rear Admiral John Kirby talked about the Navy’s investigation of the shooting that took place at the Washington, D.C., Navy Yard September 16, 2013. A naval contractor, who was a…

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    Washington Navy Yard Shooting Memorial Service

    President Obama spoke at a memorial service for the victims of the September 16, 2013, shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. President and Mrs. Obama also spoke with members of…

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    State of the U.S. Navy

    Admiral Jonathan Greenert talked about the state of the U.S. Navy. He focused on the impact of sequestration budget cuts and what the Navy might look like in 2023 based in on the…

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    Union and Confederate Navies

    James McPherson talked about his book, War on the Waters: The Union and Confederate Navies, 1861-1865, in which he argues that the actions of both navies determined whether or not foreign…

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    Book Discussion on Mayday

    Seth Cropsey talked about his book, Mayday: The Decline of American Naval Supremacy, in which he argues that the naval supremacy the U.S. has enjoyed since the end of World War II is…

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    Maritime Uses for Drones and Other Robotic Technology

    Defense and security experts talked about trends in the development and deployment of unmanned maritime systems, and the potential impact of undersea drones on maritime…

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    Navy Commander on Naval Operations

    Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Admiral Jonathan Greenert briefed reporters at the Pentagon. He spoke about the Navy’s plan to prevent sexual assaults. He also talked about…

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