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USS Fitzgerald Moors Pier-Side After Restoration Effort

The USS Fitzgerald naval destroyer, also known as DDG 62, launched pier-side following a series of repairs and modifications at Huntington Ingalls Industries' Ingalls Shipbuilding shipyard facility on April 16. The company began restoration and maintenance in Jan. 2018 to reinforce the integrity of the vessel's topside and hull structures after a collision incident in 2017, the U.S. Navy said Tuesday

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Air Force Team Demos KC-135 Refuel Drone on F-35 Aircraft

A U.S. Air Force-led team concluded tests on a drone refueling system designed to work with F-35 aircraft systems. The F-35 Lightning II program team launched an F-35B aircraft to the Edwards Air Force Base along with the KC-135 Stratotanker system to highlight the tanker's capability to refuel at night operations, USAF said Friday.

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Military Sealift Command Inaugurates Civil Service Training Hub

The Military Sealift Command unveiled a new training facility at Joint Base Langley-Eustis intended to hone newly employed civil service mariners. The Military Sealift Command Center for Excellence opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony on March 25, the U.S. Navy said Monday. The service branch also plans to add damage control and firefighting simulators to the facility.

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Tiffanny Gates, President and CEO of Novetta, Her First Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Tiffanny Gates, president and CEO of Novetta, with her first Wash100 Award on Tuesday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Gates for her efforts to increase the company’s workforce by exploring cloud-based platforms, big data and information technology. We are honored to present the most coveted award in government contracting to Tiffanny Gates of Novetta.

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Navy Unveils Program Executive Office Columbia

The U.S. Navy has created an office to manage the construction of Columbia-class submarine units. The Navy said Wednesday the Program Executive Office Columbia will assist the service branch to maintain resilient sea-based strategic deterrents through 2080.

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Navy Receives Second USS Gerard R. Ford Advanced Weapons Elevator

The U.S. Navy has installed a second advanced weapons elevator to the USS Gerard R. Ford aircraft carrier, also known as CVN-78. The military service said on Wednesday it has accepted the AWE after it completed certification and tests from Huntington Ingalls Industries during the vessel's post-shakedown availability.

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