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Dec. 12, 2019
When Caroline Kennedy Last Christened a Ship in the Name of Her Father
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (Dec. 7, 2019) Caroline Kennedy, President John F. Kennedy's daughter, former ambassador to Japan, and sponsor of the Ford-class aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy (CVN 79), christens the ship, Dec. 7, 2019. US...
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
The History of Navy Rank (or Rate): Enlisted Personnel
From left, Seaman, Lieutenant, and Petty Officer....
The History of Navy Rank: Warrant Officers
Showing from left: Private, Drummer (Marine Corps), Warrant Officer, Musician, Chief Petty Officer
Sept. 6, 2019
Today's Midshipman Must Be Tomorrow's Jack Crawford
The U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) is hosting a true American
hero Friday and helping him celebrate his 100th birthday. In December 1941,
Midshipman First Class (a college senior) John "Jack" W. Crawford may have had
doubts he'd see his next birthday. In ...
Aug. 27, 2019
The Enduring Journey: A Historical Review of Medical Readiness through Training
With the pressing need for skilled medical personnel in the Korean War the Navy established Field
Oct. 25, 2017
John S. McCain III - Lessons from a "Biased" Son on Legacy, Service, Sacrifice
Editor's note: Anyone who has ever worn a military uniform is no stranger to sacrifice; their normal
April 24, 2017
Toughness: Aviation Machinist Mate First Class (AMM1/C) Bruno Peter Gaido
Editor's note: The following is part of NHHC Director Sam Cox's larger "H--gram" series. Inspired by