Tagged With: Navy

USS Macon & USS Akron: Floating Away?

Just  wanted to share with you our image update of the month.  It’s been a while since we’ve had a chance to update this, so make sure you take a few moments to flip over to the page and take a look.  We have a great image of the USS Macon as well as some … Continue reading »

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Happy Belated Birthday, United States Navy!

Yesterday, it turns out, was the birthday of the United States Navy!  I had been doing some research over at the Navy History & Heritage Command website and found that out. (1) Go Navy! (Even though I’m an Army guy, it’s still good to wish a happy birthday!) In honor of this special day, I … Continue reading »

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Better Late Than Never…..

(Source: LOC, Prints & Photographs Division) Hi folks, I blew it…completely crashed it!  What I’m saying is that I missed my post yesterday, for Veterans Day!  So to all my fellow veterans, I completely apologize…and hat’s off to you guys and gals that sacrificed for our country…and for those who didn’t make it back. Established … Continue reading »

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It’s a Command Performance!

Besides keeping the troops in beans and bullets during World War II, the government realized that entertainment would go a long way in improving morale. Helping to fit these needs, Command Performance offered a great opportunity both for the entertainment of the troops as well as for the Hollywood stars to get a “captive” audience. … Continue reading »

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