Tag: USS Strong

Feb. 25, 2019

Lt. "Rose Bowl" Miller Graduates from Gridiron Glory to WWII Legend

The USS Strong  (DD 467), a WWII destroyer sunk by a Japanese torpedo in July 1943 in the Battle for Kula Gulf, has been located on the Pacific seafloor by the Research Vessel Petrel.The wreck serves as a watery grave for at least 46 U.S. Navy Sailors. Its discovery has rekindled a uniquely American story of remarkable resiliency, grit,

Feb. 22, 2019

Strong Crew, and Rescue, Set Sailor Standards for Initiative and Toughness

On February 21st, 2019, NAVADMIN 039/19 directed the Navy to return to the union jack beginning Tuesday June 4, 2019. That is, of course, the anniversary of the Battle of Midway. Some 77 years later, the Navy and the nation are again in a Great Power Competition, specifically with China and Russia. The return to the union jack is a nod to the very