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Admiral Samuel J. Paparo | Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet

Adm. Sam Paparo, a native of Morton, Pennsylvania, graduated from Villanova University and was commissioned in 1987. He is the son of a former enlisted sailor and the grandson of an enlisted sailor during World War II. He received a Master of Arts in International Studies from Old Dominion University …

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Boardman native Solomon Lu serves aboard new US Navy warship

“I think my hometown instilled a strong sense of community and work ethic,” said the Boardman High School graduate in 2007. OAKLAND, Calif .– Lt. Cmdr. Solomon Lu serves aboard one of the nation’s newest and most versatile warships, the USS Oakland. Lu, who graduated from Boardman High School in …

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Oceania Maritime Safety Initiative patrol conducts boardings

SAN DIEGO, California – A US Coast Guard law enforcement detachment aboard a US Navy littoral combat vessel conducted maritime law enforcement boardings in the western Pacific on April 29 and May 3 . The Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment of the Pacific Tactical Law Enforcement Team, embarked aboard the …

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The NOC welcomes the first Sea Lord for a counterpart visit

US Navy Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday greeted the British First Lord of the Sea and Chief of Naval Staff Adm. During the two-day visit which included an honorary ceremony and discussions between the British delegation and senior US Navy leaders, the two naval chiefs focused on expanding …

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