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U.S. Navy to Name Aircraft Carrier After Pearl Harbor Hero Doris Miller

| January 18, 2020 | 21 Comments
U.S. Navy to Name Aircraft Carrier After Pearl Harbor Hero Doris Miller

Petty Officer Second Class Doris Miller Mason sends us the outstanding news the Navy will name an Aircraft Carrier after Mess Attendant 2nd Class Doris Miller, the first Black American to be awarded the Navy Cross, the second highest valor award in the US Military. Navy Cross By KATHERINE RODRIGUEZ The Navy expects to make […]

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Boomer’s Request Video

| January 14, 2020 | 8 Comments
Boomer’s Request Video

Boomer sends me videos as well as his famous ‘toons, but I simply don’t have the bandwidth to view, edit, and post them up. Here’s an exception to the rule. Enjoy!

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Keel laid for warship honoring World War II Marine hero

| January 13, 2020 | 33 Comments
Keel laid for warship honoring World War II Marine hero

Gunnery Sgt. (then-Sgt.) John Basilone, of Raritan, N.J. was awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism in the face of a savage Japanese frontal attack one night on Guadalcanal while manning a key machine gun. Awarded in field by dispatch 12 April 1943. A Maine shipyard announced it has celebrated the keel laying of a […]

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Stung by string of scandals, the sea service urges legal reforms

| January 13, 2020 | 20 Comments
Stung by string of scandals, the sea service urges legal reforms

Special Warfare Operator Chief Edward “Eddie” Gallagher, left, and his wife Andrea hug after leaving the Naval Base San Diego courthouse after a July court-martial plagued by allegations of police and prosecutorial misconduct. In the wake of the Gallagher case, senior Navy leaders sparked a probe into the Navy’s legal community. (Gregory Bull/AP) After a […]

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MICK!

| December 28, 2019 | 26 Comments
MICK!

Top Gun 2 By all that’s holy in Naval Aviation! Fan Boi here absolutely wallows in the Top Gun kool-aide. At least he seems up on the Plastic Bug and its variants, but that’s a damn funny looking A-4 at North Island’s front gate. At least he got the P-51 Mustang right, but what Navy […]

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Rescue swimmer awarded Distinguished Flying Cross for swimming through hell to rescue 59 others

| December 27, 2019 | 19 Comments
Rescue swimmer awarded Distinguished Flying Cross for swimming through hell to rescue 59 others

HOUSTON, TX – AUGUST 28: A Coast Guard helicopter hoists a wheel chair on board after lifting a person to safety from the area that was inundated with flooding from Hurricane Harvey on August 28, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Harvey, which made landfall north of Corpus Christi late Friday evening, is expected to dump upwards […]

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Breaking News – The Russians Are Coming!

| December 17, 2019 | 67 Comments
Breaking News – The Russians Are Coming!

Undated photo of Russian AGI Viktor Leonov. A Russian Navy ship is currently operating in an unsafe manner off the eastern coast of the USA, ignoring signals from both commercial shipping and the US Navy. It is offshore from North Carolina. US Navy is keeping an eye on it. The Viktor Leonov has been ignoring […]

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First Woman Passes SEAL Assessment

| December 14, 2019 | 39 Comments
First Woman Passes SEAL Assessment

No, no… the “First Woman” does not mean Melania Trump. The headline of this blog means that a woman for the first time passed the SEAL officer assessment and selection but won’t be joining their ranks. This was reported by Military.com the Washington Examiner and the Business Insider. The Washington Examiner reports: The unidentified woman […]

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