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FALL-WINTER 2017

Navy magazine is distributed on Capitol Hill,the Pentagon and naval bases around the world. It provides information that impacts Sailors, their families and the Navy. Navy is published quarterly by the Association of the United States Navy (AUSN).

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24 Navy | Fall/Winter 2017 100 T he name "Norfolk" conjures up memories like no other naval base. In 2017, Naval Station Norfolk celebrated its centennial – one hundred years of service as an airfield, training station, naval base, hospital center and more. More than 6.2 million Sailors have been stationed there and thousands of ships and aircraft have come and gone. Today, it is the world's largest naval station, occupying 6,200 acres of real estate in Norfolk, Virginia, and the work- place for 21,000 civilians and 46,000 Sailors.

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