Two Naval History Anniversaries

This week we are highlighting two important, recent anniversaries in Naval History: first, the birthday of Jesse L. Brown, a pioneering and remarkable Naval Aviator, and second, the first commissioning of a group of women into the Active Duty, regular Navy. Ensign Jesse L. Brown – A Pioneering African American Naval Aviator By NHF Intern

“A Team of Heroes”

By Rear Admiral Sonny Masso, USN (Ret.) Originally published in the US Naval Institute’s Proceedings – October 2001 As commanding officer of the Naval Reserve Navy Command Center (NCC) Detachment 106, it is my duty to assess crises in terms of potential Navy response. On hearing of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center