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To HooYah or not to HooYah

Found an odd article Navy Times recently posted. Since they are asking... My thoughts, LAME. What do you guys think?   http://www.navytimes

Started by Mr. Sailorette

1 Jun 12, 2015
Reply by Ron Fordham

This Day in Naval History - June 14

1777 - John Paul Jones takes command of Ranger. 1777 - Continental Congress adopts design of present U.S. Flag. 1847 - Commodore Matthew Pe…

Started by NavyDads CoAdmin Jim Gramza

0 Jun 14, 2012

Origins of "Taps"

I was at a Memorial Service at Copley, OH yesterday and they read the following story before playing Taps. It was pretty moving. It all be…

Started by Tony

0 May 26, 2009

Navy Christens Newest Arleigh Burke-Class Ship Gravely

Found this story pretty uplifting. From Naval Sea Systems Command Office of Corporate Communications PASCAGOULA, Miss (NNS) -- The U.S.…

Started by Tony

1 May 20, 2009
Reply by Paige

Cracker Jack Story

Taken from History 1893: Frederick William Rueckheim (known to friends and family…

Started by Tony

1 May 18, 2009
Reply by Paige

First Navy Jack

I lifted this info from A Brief History of the U.S. Navy Jack In the fall of 1775, as the first ships of the Continen…

Started by Tony

2 May 17, 2009
Reply by Tony



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