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The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels flight demonstration squadron sit on the runway at Andrews Air Force Base before the 2012 Joint Service Open House and Air Show is held at Andrews Air Force Base Saturday May 19th and Sunday May 20th, Naval Air Facility, Md., Thursday, May 17, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels flight demonstration squadron sit on the runway at Andrews Air Force Base before the 2012 Joint Service Open House and Air Show is held at Andrews Air Force Base Saturday May 19th and Sunday May 20th, Naval Air Facility, Md., Thursday, May 17, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels flight demonstration squadron participates in an afternoon practice in preparation for the 2012 Joint Service Open House and Air Show to be held at Andrews Air Force Base Saturday May 19th and Sunday May 20th, Naval Air Facility, Md., Thursday, May 17, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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**FILE** Air Force Maj. Richard Buck, Navy Lt. Cmdr. Graig Salt and Navy Capt. Craig Cupp work June 9, 2006, to reconstruct the cleft lip of a 13-year-old girl aboard the U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Mercy in Jolo, Philippines. (Courtesy of U.S. Navy)

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** FILE ** A small boat passes in front of the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier Enterprise, anchored off the coast of Faliro, Greece, near Athens, on Thursday, March 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, File)

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U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Baucom, commander of Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, says his personnel are committed to providing American troops in the Middle East with all they need to observe their religious beliefs at Easter and Passover. (Defense Dept. photo)

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** FILE ** In this Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, photo provided by the U.S. Navy, Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta, left, re-enlists 21 sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise, at sea. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy, Petty Officer 3rd Class Scott Pittman)

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U.S. Navy via Associated Press The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis transits the Strait of Hormuz on Nov. 12. The Pentagon declared Tuesday that U.S. warships will continue regularly scheduled deployments to the strategic waterway, despite warnings against doing so from Iran.

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A U.S. Navy medevac Blackhawk helicopter takes off from the Republican Guard Training Academy in Baghdad on Wednesday, April 9, 2003. (J.M. Eddins Jr./The Washington Times)

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Medical Corpsman HM 1 Greg Galindo, US Navy, left, and HM1 Troy Olsen, US Navy tend to a US Marine of 1st FSSG Forward ( 1st Force Service Support Group Forward ) who was suffering from heat exhaustion in southern Iraq Saturday, April 5, 2003. The Marines have been working in a second day of temperatures over 110 degrees. ( J.M. Eddins Jr. / The Washington Times )

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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 1941 file photo provided by the U.S. Navy, a Navy launch pulls up to the blazing USS West Virginia to rescue a sailor during the attack on Pearl Harbor. An excavation crew recently made a startling discovery at the bottom of Pearl Harbor when it unearthed a skull that archeologists suspect is from a Japanese pilot who died in the historic attack. Archaeologist Jeff Fong of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Pacific described the discovery to The Associated Press and the efforts under way to identify the skull. He said the early analysis has made him "75 percent sure" that the skull belongs to a Japanese pilot. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy, file)

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In this Dec. 7, 1941 file photo provided by the U.S. Navy, a Navy launch pulls up to the blazing USS West Virginia to rescue a sailor during the attack on Pearl Harbor. An excavation crew recently made a startling discovery at the bottom of Pearl Harbor when it unearthed a skull that archeologists suspect is from a Japanese pilot who died in the historic attack. Archaeologist Jeff Fong of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Pacific described the discovery to The Associated Press and the efforts under way to identify the skull. He said the early analysis has made him "75 percent sure" that the skull belongs to a Japanese pilot. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy, file)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS U.S. Navy SEAL trainees must endure rigorous physical and psychological training and learn precise teamwork at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado in Coronado, Calif., in order to become members of the elite force.

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PHOTOGRAPH PROVIDED BY THE U.S. NAVY The USS New York, with more than 7 tons of steel from the World Trade Center built into its bow, is carrying families of 9/11 victims and first responders from Norfolk, Va., to New York for the 10th anniversary of the attacks.

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RADM Matthew Nathan, U.S. Navy, smiles as he exchanges words with U.S. Army MG Carla Hawley-Bowland while she hands him the Major Walter Reed's Sword during a ceremony Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. The handing over of the sword officially marks the transition from the Washington, D.C., facility to Bethesda Naval Medical Center and Ft. Belvoir. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Freshly baked baguettes from Paul bakery, to be used in the Baguette Relay Races, held at the United States Navy Memorial, to honor Bastille Day, in Washington, D.C., Thursday, July 14, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr/The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** Chinese Gen. Chen Bingde (left) and U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, review an honor guard during a welcoming ceremony for Adm. Mullen at the Bayi Building in Beijing on Monday, July 11, 2011. (Associated Press)

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U.S. Navy sailor EM2 Hanlin Edwin, originally from Micronesia but now living in Washington, D.C., looks at his new certificate of naturalization as an on-looker claps after he and 20 others became naturalized U.S. citizens on Flag Day, Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. Edwin was one of four new citizens who have already been serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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From left, Sr. Airman Deborah Vives, USAF, originally from Mexico, U.S. Army Sgt. Kelvin Magana, originally from El Salvador, and U.S. Navy sailor Hanlin Edwin, originally from Micronesia, take their oaths of citizenship on Flag Day, Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. Twenty people from 12 different countries become naturalized American citizens during the ceremony. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)