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News & Updates


An inspirational look at the challenges, passion, committment, and dedication that the crew and supporters take on daily.  We also interview thought leaders in both the public and private sectors to hear their inspirational stories and opinions on related topics.  A new episode is released weekly and be patient with us as we refine this program for the future!

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Battleship IOWA News and Updates

A look at news and updates from the Battleship IOWA and the National Museum of the Surface Navy.

Navy News and Updates

A look at news and updates from around the U.S. Navy world.

Like Father, Like Son

Like Father, Like Son

ATLANTIC OCEAN— As a young man, Lt. Jerry Dome joined the Navy as a Machinist’s Mate (Nuclear), to take care of his wife, pregnant with their first child. Fourteen and a half years later, he is the acting reactor mechanical officer aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77).

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