Tag: Infographics

Oct. 6, 2016

Maryland's Naval History

Maryland, known as the "Old Line State" to honor the troops of the Maryland line who fought courageously during the Revolutionary War, was one of the original thirteen colonies.The state has played an important role since the early days of the U.S. Navy. The Constellation, one of the original six frigates, was built at the Sterrett Shipyard,

Sept. 9, 2016

Naval History of New Mexico

Navy ports might be far from the 300 square miles of White Sands in New Mexico, but in the 1940s and 50s the state, also known as "Land of Enchantment," was the perfect place for atmospheric research, rocketry, surface-to-air missile defense systems testing, and the Navy's Desert Ship test facility.There are at least 31 ships named after New Mexico

Aug. 11, 2016

Naval History of Iowa

Despite being thousands of miles from America's ocean coasts, a rich stream of naval heroes and heritage pours from Iowa's heartland all the same. For starters, at least 26 U.S. Navy ships, past and present, represent Iowa's people and places. Possibly the most famous Iowan ship, USS The Sullivans (DDG 68), is an Arleigh Burke-class Aegis guided