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Swot Analysis Of Norfolk

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PORT OPERATIONS NAVAL STATION NORFOLK ANALYSIS4
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Port Operations Naval Station Norfolk SWOT Analysis
Michael D. Scott
Excelsior College

Port Operations Naval Station Norfolk SWOT Analysis
Naval Station Norfolk is home to over 150 vessels with frequent visits from ships throughout the world. Port Operations is one of many departments onboard Naval Station Norfolk, and its mission is to provide service and support to more than 150 ships in the US Atlantic fleet (CNIC, n.d.). Naval Station Norfolk recently celebrated its 100-year anniversary. Although the base is quite seasoned, its commitment to excellence has never wavered. In 1908, the first bill sent to Congress for the construction of Naval Station Norfolk failed to find its way through the halls of Washington (Kürsener, 2010). In fact, it was not until 1917, after the start of World War II, that a bill was approved to begin constructing the world's largest naval station (Kürsener, 2010). The ability to provide support to numerous afloat assets requires the involvement on many activities at the naval station. Naval Station Norfolk supports more than ten primary mission functions while providing a number of other services such as a medical and dental treatment facility designed to meet the needs of thousands of service members in the Hampton Roads area. Additionally, the naval base routinely hosts personnel for the Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Army, and Air Force
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