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WASHINGTON (June 22, 2018) - Official file photo of Fleet Master Chief Russell Smith. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John M. Richardson announced June 22, 2018 that Master Chief Smith will temporarily assume the duties of the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

Fleet Master Chief Smith temporarily assumes duties of MCPON

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June 25, 2018
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson announced today that Fleet Master Chief Russell Smith has temporarily assumed the duties of the Master...
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GAO: Military must learn why pilots leave for commercial airlines

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June 24, 2018
The military needs to get a better handle on why pilots are leaving the military and how many are leaving for jobs with commercial airlines, a new Government Accountability Office...
Lance Cpl. Donald Harmon, a chemical biological radiological and nuclear specialist from Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 1, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, prepares for a hike to a combat town during Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2015. (JUAN ESQUEDA/U.S. MARINE CORPS)
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US widens suspension of military drills in S. Korea, says cancellations are 'indefinite'

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June 23, 2018
SEOUL, South Korea — The United States canceled more planned military exercises in South Korea, saying the suspension was indefinite amid negotiations over North Korea’s nuclear...
Seaman Cody Slone, left, Petty Officer 1st Class Joshua Morcom and Seaman Chase Marr show pictures of their newborn babies from their cellphones aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey. The Navy announced a new parental leave plan on Thursday. (NAVY MEDIA CONTENT SERVICES)
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Navy adds flexibility to parental leave policy

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June 23, 2018
Navy couples will now decide which parent gets primary caregiver leave under a new parental and adoption leave policy.
Range 10 on Camp Schwab, Okinawa, pictured on Dec. 17, 2014, is approximately half a mile from a farm where a stray bullet was found. (ISAAC IBARRA/U.S. MARINE CORPS)
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Okinawa police investigate stray bullet near Marine Corps range

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June 23, 2018
CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — No injuries were reported after a stray bullet shattered windows in a farmer’s shed near a Marine Corps firing range on Okinawa.