2013 “The Navy” Art Calendar

The 2013 Naval Historical Foundation “The Navy” art calendar is now available for purchase. It features artwork covering 238 years of Navy and Marine Corps action. The calendar is a tribute to the men and women who have fought to protect our nation, to deter aggression, and to maintain freedom of the seas. It also

Women’s Diversity Concert at the Navy Memorial

\Women’s Diversity Concert – free, live performance by the U.S. Navy Band held at the United States Navy Memorial in honor of Women’s History Month. The concert, featuring MU1 Shana Sullivan and the Cruisers, will tell the story of women’s growing role in the U.S. Navy through a musical performance accompanied by videos, photography and

Home School at the Museum: Communication in the Navy

How do you send silent and coded messages in the military? Students  will learn the history of Semaphore, Morse code, Navajo Code talkers and other forms of communication used to send messages from ship to ship and ship to shore. Students will make their own signaling devices to take home and practice sending messages! Museum

Home School at the Museum: Communication in the Navy

How do you send silent and coded messages in the military? Students  will learn the history of Semaphore, Morse code, Navajo Code talkers and other forms of communication used to send messages from ship to ship and ship to shore. Students will make their own signaling devices to take home and practice sending messages! Museum

Home School at the Museum: Communication in the Navy

How do you send silent and coded messages in the military? Students  will learn the history of Semaphore, Morse code, Navajo Code talkers and other forms of communication used to send messages from ship to ship and ship to shore. Students will make their own signaling devices to take home and practice sending messages! Museum

Home School at the Museum: Communication in the Navy

How do you send silent and coded messages in the military? Students  will learn the history of Semaphore, Morse code, Navajo Code talkers and other forms of communication used to send messages from ship to ship and ship to shore. Students will make their own signaling devices to take home and practice sending messages! Museum

BOOK REVIEW: Such Men as These – The Story of the Navy Pilots who Flew the Deadly Skies over Korea

By David Sears, Da Capo Press, New York, 2010. Reviewed by Col. Curt Marsh, USMC (Ret.) The author, David Sears who is a former U.S. Navy officer and Vietnam War veteran with service aboard destroyers, has presented a well researched book that chronicles the important contribution of naval aviation to the Korean War effort.  Sears’

BOOK REVIEW – The Parent’s Guide To The U.S. Navy

By Thomas J.  Cutler, Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD (2017) Reviewed by Nathan Albright In an era where service in the United States military or reserves is no longer a general expectation of a large body of citizens, there can be a vast gulf of ignorance and misunderstanding between the military and the families of

BOOK REVIEW – Admiral Frank H. Schofield: A Portrait in Letters of an American Navy Family (1886-1942)

By Richard S. MacAlpine, Infinity Press (2016) Reviewed by Charles H. Bogart This amazing book allows the reader to enter the heart and soul of Frank H. Schofield who entered the Naval Academy in 1886 and retired in 1933 as Commander of the U.S. Navy’s Battle Fleet. Admiral Schofield saw service during the Spanish-American War

BOOK REVIEW – The Japanese Navy in World War II: In The Words Of The Former Japanese Naval Officers (Second Edition)

Edited by David C. Evans, Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD (Hardcover,1986; Paperback, 2017) Reviewed By: Michael F. Solecki The Japanese Navy In World War II is a collection of interviews/essays previously published in various volumes of the United States Naval Institute’s Proceedings, as well as other publications from the 1950s and 1960s by former witnessing