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March 12, 2021

Twelve Anchors

In November 2020, CNO and Mrs. Gilday installed a new exhibit entitled ?Celebrating Navy Women: Perseverance and Achievements? in the Tingey House. The pioneers proudly served their country and this year the Naval History and Heritage Command will be sharing their stories. In February 23, 1945, the Twelve Anchors, eleven female Navy nurses and one Filipino nurse were rescued from a Japanese Prisoner of War camp in the Philippines.

Feb. 2, 2021

Immunization and the Fight against Disease: A Short History of Vaccines in the U.S. Navy

On December 14, 2020 the Naval Medical Center San Diego became one of the first US military

Feb. 1, 2021

Perseverance: LTJG Harriet Ida Pickens and ENS Frances Wills

In November 2020, CNO and Mrs. Gilday installed a new exhibit entitled ?Celebrating Navy Women:

Jan. 7, 2021

Ringing in the New Year Navy Style

The Naval History and Heritage Command is hereby reviving the tradition of the New Year's Deck Log Poetry contest. The deck log is the official record maintained by all commissioned U.S. Navy vessels. While the contents of a deck log are generally fiercely regulated, the United States Navy has long held the tradition of the Midnight New Year's Day Poem. The first entry of the New Year, written in verse, gives a brief glimpse into the minds of the sailors and shipboard life, and provides a human voice to the otherwise impersonal deck log.

Dec. 31, 2020

Steaming Into the New Year

EDITOR'S NOTE: For many American Sailors, forward-deployed around the world in defense of freedom,

Dec. 21, 2020

Honoring 30 Years of Women in Command at Sea

Last month, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday and his wife Linda installed a new display in

Oct. 29, 2020

NHHC Biography Collection

Accessioned from the Chief of Information (CHINFO) in 1974, the Biography Collection is one of the

Oct. 20, 2020

You Never Know What You're Going to Find

The Archivists at the United States Navy Archives perform many different tasks. The Reference

Oct. 8, 2020

Uncommon Valor and Courage Can Come From Anyone: Sgt Cole's Heroic Story

Editor's Note: October 12, 2020 will mark the 20th anniversary on the attack of USS Cole. For the

July 30, 2020

Families of USS Indianapolis Crewmembers: We Are Their Legacy

Editor's Note: The story of the WWII service and ultimate loss of USS Indianapolis (CA 35) is an