USS Constitution

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USS Constitution Public Lottery Opened Again
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CHARLESTOWN, Mass. (NNS) -- USS Constitution officially opened its lottery program to the public for the first time in three years in Charlestown, Mass., Feb. 1.

The lottery, which selects 150 winners to ride Constitution for her annual July 4th turnaround cruise, closed in 2008 due to the ship undergoing a restoration period that wrapped up in November of 2010.
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USS Constitution Wins President's Volunteer Service Award
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CHARLESTOWN, Mass. (NNS) -- USS Constitution won the 2010 President's Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) for community service, Feb. 22.

The PVSA is divided into three levels: bronze, silver and gold. Groups must volunteer a minimum of 1,000 hours of community service to qualify for the gold level.
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USS Constitution Looking for Qualified Female Sailors
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CHARLESTOWN, Mass. (NNS) -- USS Constitution announced today they are actively looking for motivated female Sailors to serve aboard the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world.

Constitution, home-ported in Boston Harbor, is a popular tourist destiniation that greets more than half a million visitors a year.
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Underwater Imagery of USS Constitution Captured for First Time
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CHARLESTOWN, Mass. (NNS) -- Underwater imagery of USS Constitution's hull was captured for the first time at the ship's berth in Boston Harbor, March 8.

The imagery, taken by Blue Fin Robotics' Hovering Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (HAUV), uses an acoustic camera to provide very high resolution sonar still imagery and video, for inspection of ships' hulls.
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USS Constitution Sailors to March in Boston St. Patrick's Day Parade
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CHARLESTOWN, Mass. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to USS Constitution will march in the St. Patrick's Day parade in Boston, March 20.

"It is the second largest parade in the country and is viewed by up to one million people every year," said Cmdr. Timothy Cooper, 71st in command of Constitution. "Having our Sailors participate is another way of sharing our great ship with the American people."
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USS Constitution Sailors Lend Helping Hand During Austin Navy Week
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AUSTIN, Texas (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to USS Constitution volunteered to help those in need at Caritas of Austin in Austin, Texas, March 23.

Senior Chief Boatswain's Mate (SW) Anthony Costa, Logistics Specialist 1st Class (SW/AW) Benjamin Hanson, Gas Turbine Systems Electrician Technician 2nd Class (SW/AW) Jose Meza and Logistics Specialist Seaman Maria Escamilla, prepared lunch and handed out groceries as part of Austin Navy Week, March 19-26.
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USS Constitution Wins Medical Blue H Award
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HAMPTON, Va. (NNS) -- The Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) presented USS Constitution with the Blue H - Navy Surgeon General's Health Promotion and Wellness award at the Armed Forces Public Health Conference in Hampton, Va., March 21.
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USS Constitution Sailor Gives Caps to Kids During Austin Navy Week
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AUSTIN, Texas (NNS) -- A Sailor assigned to USS Constitution gave Navy ballcaps to children during a Caps for Kids visit at Dell's Children's Medical Center in Austin, Texas, March 25.

Logistics Specialist 1st Class (SW/AW) Benjamin Hanson participated in the Navy Office of Community Outreach (NAVCO)-sponsored visit, giving ballcaps to children dealing with chronic and severe health issues as part of Austin Navy Week, March 19-26.
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Constitution Announces Lottery Winners
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CHARLESTOWN, Mass. (NNS) -- USS Constitution announced the winners of its 2011 lottery in a drawing held aboard the ship in Charlestown, Mass., May 2.

The 150 winners, who will be notified of their selection by e-mail, are eligible to ride Constitution for her 2011 July 4th turnaround cruise.
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USS Constitution Sailors to Participate in New Orleans Navy Week
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CHARLESTOWN, Mass. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to USS Constitution will participate in New Orleans Navy Week in New Orleans May 5-14.

Sailors will kick off their participation with two days of interacting with spectators of the N'awlins Air Show 2011.
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Constitution Sailors Teach Naval History during New Orleans Navy Week
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METAIRIE, La. (NNS) -- USS Constitution Sailors taught more than 40 middle school students about naval history at St. Louis King of France School in Metairie, La., May 10.

Lt. Cmdr. Stephen Shirley, executive officer of Constitution, Yeoman 1st Class (SCW) Chrishinda Dobbs, Master-at-Arms Seaman Gary Matthias, Airman Sang Nguyen and Aviation Structural Mechanic Airman Andrew Wyall gave their interactive presentation as part of New Orleans Navy Week.
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Constitution Sailors Lend a Hand to Habitat for Humanity in New Orleans
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NEW ORLEANS (NNS) -- USS Constitution Sailors helped build a home as part of a Habitat for Humanity project in New Orleans, May 11.

Lt. Cmdr. Stephen Shirley, executive officer of Constitution, Yeoman 1st Class(SCW) Chrishinda Dobbs, Airman Sang Nguyen, Aviation Structural Mechanic Airman Andrew Wyall and Master-at-Arms Seaman Gary Matthias participated in the project as part of New Orleans Navy Week.
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USS Constitution Crew Observes Memorial Day Weekend
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CHARLESTOWN, Mass. (NNS) -- USS Constitution Sailors commemorated the Memorial Day weekend through numerous activities in the Boston area and Washington, D.C., May 28-30.

Sailors participated in seven events, totaling more than 120 man-hours to color guard details, speaking engagements, marching in parades and performing traditional maritime evolutions.
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Honoring Battle of Midway, Gold Star Families, USS Constitution Gets Underway
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CHARLESTOWN, Mass. (NNS) -- USS Constitution hosted approximately 200 members from Gold Star Families during an underway Battle of Midway commemoration from the ship's berth in Charlestown, Mass., June 3.

The ship honored Gold Star Families – families who lost loved ones in Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom –and also honored the Navy's victory at Midway Island during World War II.
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