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“This is Dad’s letter!”

On October 26, 2019, a Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) Outreach team composed of Archivist Amanda Shaw, Public Affairs Specialist Alura Romero, Historian Dr. Richard Hulver, and Curator Tonia Deetz Rock. attended the commissioning of the newest Indianapolis into the Navy, LCS-17. Attending such events is part of the …

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U.S. Navy History Crossword Puzzle

Like crosswords? Love the U.S. Navy? Fancy yourself a history buff?? Then try your luck at the Naval History and Heritage Command’s crossword puzzle! Invented by New York journalist Arthur Wynne in 1913, these puzzles have engaged and enraged generations. In celebration of this classic American game, we’ve created a puzzle …

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Change: The Only Historic Constant in Rating Names

  From Naval History and Heritage Command Communication and Outreach Division When it comes to Navy enlisted ratings the only constant is change. Take a look at the Naval History and Heritage Command’s online Compilation of Enlisted Ratings and Apprenticeships, U.S. Navy, 1775 to 1969 (Prepared by Charles A. Malin …

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Wisconsin’s Naval History

By Annalisa Underwood, Naval History and Heritage Command Communication and Outreach Division Wisconsin, known as “America’s Dairyland,” is located in the north-central region of our country. On May 29, 1848, Wisconsin became the 30th state to be admitted to the Union. There have been at least 15 U.S. Navy ships …

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Great Green Fleet Continues Great White Fleet’s Legacy of Global Presence

By, Naval History and Heritage Command, Communication and Outreach Division The U.S. Navy maintains naval forces capable of winning wars, deterring aggression and maintaining freedom of the seas and, increasingly, it does so incorporating biofuel and other flexible, innovative energy-efficient technologies on ships and ashore. Called the Great Green Fleet, …

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Lest We Forget

By Naval History and Heritage Command, Communication and Outreach Division Memorial Day is a time to honor those who have served our nation and made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Since the beginning of our great nation, U.S. Navy Sailors, and their ships, have gone in harm’s way to …

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