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Top Ten Stories for Top Ten Stories for March 17 through March 23 include mandated sex education, and the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station. The Top Ten Stories for Top Ten Stories for March 17 through March 23 stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts …continue reading

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“The jets don’t fly until the oiler comes by!” Lieutenants study tactics, but Admirals study logistics. Nowhere is this axiom of the warfighter more true than in the process of keeping ships and aircraft fueled and supplied during long sea deployments. No battle group deploys without at least one “Oiler,” …continue reading

The Navy's next generation destroyer, the future USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001), successfully completed acceptance. The U.S. Navy's Board of Inspection and Survey reviewed the ship and its crew during a series of demonstrations both pier side and underway, evaluating the ship's construction and compliance with Navy specifications. (U.S. Navy photo courtesy of Bath Iron Works/Released)

The Navy will commission its newest destroyer, USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001), Saturday, Jan. 26 during a 10 a.m. (PST) ceremony at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego, California, where the ship will be homeported. The second ship in the Zumwalt-class of destroyers, DDG-1001 is named in honor of …continue reading