naval coastal warfare


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naval coastal warfare

Coastal sea control, harbor defense, and port security, executed both in coastal areas outside the United States in support of national policy and in the United States as part of this Nation's defense. Also called NCW.
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"It's really important for riverines to take it beyond where Naval Coastal Warfare and some of the other forces work," says Capt.
While many may think that is new, it really is an expansion of our current naval coastal warfare capability.
The command will oversee units ranging from bomb-disposal crews, expeditionary logistics specialists, the naval coastal warfare groups and the master-at-arms forces.
The command will oversee units ranging from the naval coastal warfare groups and the master-at-arms forces, to the Seabees, bomb-disposal crews and expeditionary logistics specialists.
Earn money for college and get an education." But for the Reservists of Naval Coastal Warfare (NCW), it's been one heck of a weekend.
The support staff for Fleet Week 2007 also included personnel from Navy Region Mid-Atlantic, Carrier Strike Group 10, Destroyer Squadron 26, and Naval Coastal Warfare Squadron 4.
The command's naval coastal warfare force consists of eight Naval Reserve squadrons.
Naval Reserve mobilization commander for Military Sealift Command Pacific, called "the Navy's premier harbor defense and naval coastal warfare force protection training exercise."
CDR Lloyd Saunders from Commander Naval Coastal Warfare Group 2 to Mobilization and Accounting Operations, Iraq, Deputy Director of Logistics
Naval Coastal Warfare Squadron 34--based at Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, Calif.--combines anti-terrorism and force-protection units from the Coast Guard and Naval Reserve that had just returned from deployments in the Persian Gulf and elsewhere.

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