Tag: Navy Art

Feb. 8, 2019

An Artist's View of USS Hornet

During World War II war correspondents spanned the globe to cover its pivotal events. Their proximity to the action brought them up close and personal with the hazards faced by those in uniform. Some like Walter Cronkite flew on bombing missions, while Ernie Pyle's dispatches from the front-illuminated the experience of the American G.I. for those

July 12, 2018

Remembering McClelland Barclay

 For me, one of the joys of working at the Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) is the different kinds of historical experts on the staff - curators, archaeologists, artists, archivists, historians, and librarians all work here. The command came to be here as a result of a couple of centuries of consolidation (so far!), from the establishment

Dec. 29, 2016

Navy Combat Art: The Human Hand is its Mechanism, The Artist's Eye is its Lens

Admittedly biased, I believe I have one of the best jobs. My workplace, the Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC), has a lot of interesting and unusual jobs performed by a lot of interesting and unusual people. It's a fascinating place to work that allows you to get to know your U.S. Navy in a unique, profound, way. For instance, when people