Tag: Navy Museums

Jan. 4, 2018

Naval War College Museum Exhibit - To Win or Lose All

In 1902, a young lieutenant in the United States Navy told a friend about his struggle to convince his superiors to adopt new gunnery methods: "I am playing this game to win or lose all. If I win (and success is assured), I will only claim as my reward the privilege of being left alone. I am not looking for anything; and I will not get in anybody's

May 17, 2017

Visit a U.S. Navy Museum Near You

Sharing the history and heritage of our Navy honors the past and inspires the future. It builds esprit de corps within the ranks and it can offer valuable strategic and tactical lessons learned - keeping us well ahead of potential adversaries. Headquartered on the historic Washington Navy Yard, D.C., the Naval History and Heritage command includes

July 18, 2016

The Naval War College Museum

Tradition has it that on a late October's day in 1884, U.S. Navy Commodore Stephen B. Luce came ashore at Coasters Harbor Island - a site designated earlier that month by the Secretary of the Navy to be a place for a new kind of college in Newport, Rhode Island. Once ashore, Luce proceeded to a large stone building, the former Newport Asylum for

July 11, 2016

The Puget Sound Navy Museum

The Puget Sound Navy Museum in Bremerton, Wash. collects, preserves, and interprets the naval heritage of the Pacific Northwest from 1840 to the present. The museum was founded in 1954 as the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard Museum, showcasing the history of the Shipyard. Over six decades, the artifact collection has been moved four times. The Puget

June 27, 2016

The National Naval Aviation Museum

Opened more than a half century ago, the National Naval Aviation Museum offers a unique blend of past and present in telling the story of aviation in the United States Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. Located on board historic Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola, the Navy's first air station, the museum sits in close proximity to the white sand