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CNO Change of Command
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Navy Secretary Gordon England, right, administers the Oath of Office to Adm. Mike Mullen during the chief of naval operations change of command ceremony at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., July 22, 2005. Mullen relieved Adm. Vern Clark, second from left, who held the position since July 21, 2000, the longest tenure of anyone holding that office since Adm. Arleigh Burke resigned in 1961. Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld, far left, attended the ceremony. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Johnny Bivera
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