This issue of On Patrol brings together the diverse voices of individuals who served on or after September 11 in various roles. Their personal stories illustrate what it means to serve in the post-9/11 era.
The guided-missile destroyers USS Kidd, left, and USS Wayne E. Meyer display their lights during Naval Base San Diego’s third annual Holiday Lights Open House. During the event, the public was invited to drive through and observe the decorated ships along the base's waterfront. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Amanda Chavez
It's Hard to Tell Whether U.S. Spending to Elevate Women in Afghanistan Is Working (Government Executive)
Sony hack could mean new Senate subcommittee (Military Times)
Navy Cross recipient who battled military fakers laid to rest (Marine Corps Times)
Naval Academy gets $120 million for new cyber center (Navy Times)
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