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Obama at Navy Yard massacre memorial: Recent shootings 'ought to obsess us'

Lamenting “once more” a deadly mass shooting, President Barack Obama assured families of the Navy Yard massacre victims at a memorial service on Sunday there was “nothing routine about this tragedy, there’s nothing routine about your loss.”<p>The service was held at the Washington Marine Barracks, …

Vietnam War veteran dies days after son perishes in blaze

A Vietnam War veteran died just four days after the son he tried to rescue died in a fire at the family’s home in upstate New York.<p>When John Hover’s home caught fire last week, the former Marine and Vietnam War veteran sprang into action.<p>According to The Albany Times Union, Hover, 64, ran in to …

Airline Style Through the Years

Flying High<p>Airline: Style at 30,000 Feet looks at the evolution of airline style, from stewardesses to passengers, through the years.<p>09.15.13 4:45 AM …

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From history in the making with the first carrier landing of an unmanned aircraft to a submarine's return, explore Your #USNavy Today:

Today in #USNavy history: A fire broke out aboard USS Forrestal. What are some of the biggest lessons learned from this tragedy still being taught today?

An F-35B Lightning II aircraft lands aboard USS WASP LHD 1 during the second at-sea F-35 developmental test event, Aug. 14, 2013. The F-35B is the Marines variant of the joint strike fighter and is undergoing testing aboard the #USNavy amphibious assault ship.

What's it like to transit the Suez 60 seconds? Let USS KEARSARGE (LHD 3) show you at Watch and share this MUST SEE video!

On this day in 1900, the Navy accepted its first submarine, USS Holland. Please join us in thanking the Navy's Submarine Force for 113 years of silent service to our nation!

Object #32: Commemorat​ive plate and other objects belong to George Dewey, Admiral of the Navy


On 23 September 1779 off Flamborough Head, England, during the Revolutionary War, Continental Navy frigate Bonhomme Richard, under the…

On 23 September 1779 off Flamborough Head, England, during the Revolutionary War, Continental Navy frigate <i>Bonhomme Richard,</i> under the command of John Paul Jones, captured HMS <i>Serapis</i>. When asked to surrender his ship during the battle, Jones replied “I have not yet begun to fight!” This painting by Anton O. Fischer depicts the battle at sea. NHHC image NH 56467-KN.

2014 Navy Art Calendar on Sale Now | Naval Historical Foundation

We are pleased to announce that the 2014 Naval Historical Foundation “The Navy” art calendar is now available for purchase. It features artwork …

SURFLANT on Twitter: "Here's what happened today in US Naval History: 1779 - Captain John Paul Jones in Continental Navy frigate..."

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