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’

Rent the Navy Museum

Looking for a unique venue for your special event in Washington D.C.? Located on the Anacostia River a stone’s throw away from the Riverwalk and the burgeoning Yards district, The National Museum of the United States Navy and adjacent Cold War Gallery offer event spaces steeped in maritime history. Both venues feature world-class exhibits housed

LGBTQ+ in the U.S. Navy

The Department of Defense has made a lasting commitment to living the values we defend—to treating everyone equally—because we need to be a meritocracy. We have to focus relentlessly on our mission, which means the thing that matters most about a person is what they can contribute to national defense.    —Ashton Carter, 9 June 2015 (Secretary of