July 27, 2020
Claim to Fame on Korean Armistice Day
July 27, 1953, 158 meetings spread out over two years and 19 days finally came to an end with the
June 16, 2020
Trailblazer - First Female Executive Officer aboard USS Constitution
U.S. Navy photo...
May 8, 2020
Victory in Europe: Honoring Those Who Served
May 8th is Victory in Europe Day, or V-E Day, which marks the day the Allies officially accepted the
April 27, 2020
Curator Day 2020
USS Comfort (AH 6) Pennant (NHHC 2019.075.005): This pennant is from the former USS Comfort (AH 6), the second of three hospital ships to bear that name. The Curator Branch collects a wide variety of material to include rare textiles such as this. T...
April 24, 2020
Honoring Museum Volunteers during National Volunteer Week
On April 20, 1974, President Richard Nixon established National Volunteer week to offer appreciation
March 27, 2020
Honoring our Navy's Vietnam War Veterans
I'm a Vietnam-Era Navy veteran. I was commissioned Ensign USNR through U of South Carolina NROTC June 1970. I served in USS Stribling (DD-867) MPA August 70 to July 72; COMDESRON Ten Staff January 73 to Dec 74; Destroyer Department Head School Decemb...
March 16, 2020
An Interview with Ima Black, a WWII-era WAVES Sailor
Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) hosted Mrs. Ima Black, widow of the Navy's first Master
Feb. 18, 2020
The Search for Seaman Joachim Pease
The Civil War saw the introduction of the Medal of Honor, an award that would come to represent the
Feb. 11, 2020
The Sailors of Iwo Jima
The Battle of Iwo Jima began on February 19, 1945 as Sailors and Marines faced Imperial Japanese
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...