FALL 2018

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1 Association of the United States Navy S P E C I A L S E C T I O N : T R A I N I N G I N T H E M O D E R N N A V Y 18 Live, Virtual, And Constructive e Navy is seeking conformity among simulation training domains By Nick Adde 22 A New Era of Training Live, virtual, constructive creates new training opportunities to boost the readiness of the fleet By Edward Lundquist MASS COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST 2ND CLASS CHELSEA D. MEILLER COVER PHOTO: MA J. MICHAEL W. MCNEIL AND CAPT. LUKE ALBI INSTRUC T MA J. ANDRE W ORTH AND SGT. TIBOR ROSS IN THE COMBINED ARMS VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT (CAVE) TRAINER DURING THE TAC TICAL AIR CONTROL PART Y (TACP) COURSE AT EXPEDITIONARY WARFARE TRAINING GROUP, ATLANTIC ONBOARD JOINT EXPEDITIONARY BASE LIT TLE CREEK-FORT STORY. PHOTO CREDIT: U.S. MARINE CORPS PHOTO BY BRANDON E. HOLMES 12 The Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) conducts operations with an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 8, during exercise Phoenix Fire 2018, Nov. 1, 2018. Phoenix Fire is a small-scale littoral combat exercise conducted in southern California by Helicopter Sea Combat Weapons School Pacific to enhance combat readiness through robust, realistic training while providing joint and combined partners the ability to work with multiple assets in a maritime and littoral environment. FALL 2018 | VOL. 65, NO. 3 Navy Magazine CONTENTS H I G H L I G H T S 12 NEW: Legislation Hub Learn about important legislation in this new section, including Blue Water Navy, Burn Pits, and the NDAA By Daniel P. Taylor 30 OP-ED: Blue Water Vietnam Veterans Congress needs to vote on the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act By Rear Adm. Christopher W. Cole S:9.75" T:10.75" B:11"

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