Tag: Nebraska

Oct. 31, 2018

The Naval History of Nebraska

Though Nebraska is landlocked, the "Cornhusker State" has made waves in U.S. naval history. Nebraska was admitted as the 37th state of the United States in 1867 and has at least 38 ships named for its cities, places, and people with 3 alone named for its largest city: Omaha. Quite a few notable Navy veterans hail from Nebraska. Joseph Rober "Bob"

April 24, 2016

How Well Do You Know the Blue Angels?

It's true, the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, are pretty famous (they have performed for more than 450 million people) but how well do you know their history? Like most things Navy, the Blues, as they are affectionately called, are rooted in a proud and lasting heritage. Take a look back on how they became the fixture in