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U.S. Ships with Names Honoring America’s First Ally

INDIAN OCEAN (Oct. 14, 2015) The guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60) prepares to come along side for a fueling-at-sea with the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). Theodore Roosevelt is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations as part of a worldwide deployment en route to their new home port in San Diego to complete a three-carrier homeport shift. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Anna Van Nuys/Released)

From Naval History and Heritage Command, Communication and Outreach Division Today is National Best Friends Day – so, we wanted to share a few small examples of the enduring friendship between America’s Navy and America’s first Ally, France.  As SECDEF Carter stated, “for more than 200 years the United States and …

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Series of Miscues Allows French Victory at VA Capes

Editor’s Note: As the French tall ship replica L’Hermione makes her way up the East Coast to celebrate the relationship between France and the United States, a series of blogs will discuss four topics: the Marquis de Lafayette; the ship that brought him to America the second time in 1780, …

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