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Nov. 27, 2019

"This is Dad's letter!"

Photo of Y3c Richard Calvin McVay submitted by his family to the United States Navy Memorial Log. McVay served from February 1944-April 1946....

Nov. 6, 2019

A Family Tradition

Hugh Wyman Howard's Naval Academy sweater....

Nov. 1, 2019

The History of Navy Rank: The Officer Corps

To outsiders, especially members of the non-maritime services, the U.S. Navy's unique rank structure

Nov. 1, 2019

The History of Navy Rank (or Rate): Enlisted Personnel

From left, Seaman, Lieutenant, and Petty Officer....

Nov. 1, 2019

The History of Navy Rank: Warrant Officers

Showing from left: Private, Drummer (Marine Corps), Warrant Officer, Musician, Chief Petty Officer

Nov. 29, 2016

Surface Warrior - Remembering Ernest Evans

Commissioning ceremonies on the ship's fantail, at Seattle, Washington, 27 October 1943. LCDR Ernest E. Evans, USN, her Commanding Officer, is speaking in the left center. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph....

Sept. 11, 2014

9/11: The First Act of Defiance against the Enemies of Freedom: A Sailor's Experience at the Pentagon

A combined graphic images of USS New York (LPD 21), USS Somerset (LPD 25) and USS Arlington (LPD 24) all named in honor of the events of September 11, 2001. (Graphic Image by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Clifford L. H. Davis, Naval Histor...