Tag: Arleigh Burke

March 14, 2018

Why Naval History Matters to Colorado

During an 1806 expedition to explore the southwestern boundary of the Louisiana Purchase, Lieutenant Zebulon Pike attempted to reach the summit of one of Colorado's mountain peaks that exceed 14,000 feet. Although he was unable to reach the summit, the peak was named in Pike's honor and would later serve as a motto, "Pike's Peak or Bust" for

Jan. 9, 2018

Commanding the Waves: The Legacy of Surface Warfare Officers

The United States Navy is known for a colorful and illustrious history with opportunities in numerous warfare communities. But since its inception, the Navy has been known for fighting on the high-seas, and surface warfare remains our heart and soul. Much like it was 242 years ago, sea control is the precondition to all other Navy