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Allies Cheer as First American Convoy Arrives in France!

By Naval History and Heritage Command, Communication and Outreach Division The arrival of the first convoy carrying the Soldiers and Marines of the American Expeditionary Force at Saint-Nazaire, France on June 26, 1917 surprised the world and uplifted the allies. Today, after two world wars and a century of witnessing operations …

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“LOST BACK END CREW”

By LT Liza Dougherty, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group Two, Public Affairs Officer The letter landed on my desk after I’d been at Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron (VQ) TWO maybe three months, with the suggestion to “see what you can do with this.” A new NFO, I had been given the …

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Chung-Hoon, Pililaau, Inouye: Ships Named for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

By Naval History and Heritage Command, Communication and Outreach Division Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have made many important contributions to our nation and its military throughout history. As we continue to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Month, we take a look at three U.S. Navy ships named for three …

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