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Why We Strive to Learn from our Past

USS Iowa raising her anchor, as she prepares to move from Bayonne, New Jersey, to Gravesend Bay, 29 March 1943. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

By Sam Cox (Rear Adm. U.S. Navy Retired) Director, Naval History and Heritage Command Editor’s note: This is part of a larger blog series to inform readers about the important mission our nation’s Historic Naval Ships serve. You can read about more about USS Iowa here, about USS Olympia here and USS Texas here. There …

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Navy Nurses #OperatingForward 108 Years Later

  By André B. Sobocinski, Navy Medicine Office of the Historian, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery May 13th marks the 108th anniversary of the Navy Nurse Corps. On May 13, 1908, President Theodore Roosevelt signed the Naval Appropriations Bill authorizing the establishment of the Nurse Corps as a …

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