By Rear Admiral Roy Kelley Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic The first chapter of the book on USS Gerald R. Ford has now been written; a story of hard work, dedication, pride and an effort to strive for excellence. What began on a drawing board as “science fiction” quickly turned into “science fact” because of Read more about USS Gerald R. Ford Ends First Year of Service With a Long List of Accomplishments[…]
By Naval History and Heritage Command Communication and Outreach Division The great state of Illinois enjoys a wealth of naval history! At least 40 ships have been named after the […]
By Sam Cox (Rear Adm. USN, Ret.), Director, Naval History and Heritage Command On May 26, 2018, I had the opportunity to see and touch what many consider to be […]
By Lt. Cmdr. Roger Young, Commanding Officer of USS Firebolt (PC 10) April 24, 2004 The sun is setting on an April night in Bahrain. U.S. 5th Fleet ships are […]
By Dave Werner, U.S. Pacific Fleet Public Affairs Few ships can claim a history like that of USS Helena (CL 50). Her distinguished and storied World War II service began […]
By André B. Sobocinski, Historian, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery In 1936, “Our Navy” correspondent Mary McElliott was given special access to the hospital ship USS Relief […]
In the latest issue of Naval History, we featured in Naval History News the discovery of the USS Juneau and USS Lexington by entrepreneur and philanthropist Paul Allen and his team in March of this year. Below are additional photos and videos we could not include courtesy of Paul Allen. Please enjoy!
Editors note: The following blog was originally published in iDriveWarships. Women’s History Month provides the opportunity to highlight the achievements of many women that were trailblazers in their respective fields. […]