On Saturday, June 13, the Naval Historical Foundation hosted its Annual Meeting. Our agenda included: Remarks from Secretary of the Navy Kenneth J. Braithwaite Battle of Midway author Dr. Craig Symonds’ exclusive talk on “Hollywood and History in the Battle of the Atlantic” and the upcoming feature film “GREYHOUND” Our distinguished Board of Directors Executive
Overview In 2004, Admiral James Holloway III and the Naval Historical Foundation (NHF) hosted a symposium on the 60th anniversary of the largest naval battle in history. Fifteen years later the Naval Historical Foundation returns to the historic Decatur House, formerly the Truxtun-Decatur Naval Museum, to host The Battle of Leyte Gulf 75th Anniversary Symposium.
Reserve your free seat! The Fleet Admiral Leadership Seminar and Roundtable You are cordially invited to attend the Fleet Admiral Leadership Seminar and Roundtable Wednesday, May 16, 2018 8:30 a.m. – Noon Navy Museum Washington Navy Yard, 805 Kidder Breese SE, Washington DC, 20374-5060 With the 75th anniversary of the
Invitation to the Naval Historical Foundation’s Annual Meeting Batter Up! WHO: Valued Members of NHF WHEN: Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 TIME: 11:30 a.m. Check in and lunch 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Annual Meeting 1:30 Tour “Playball!” exhibit COST: $10 to cover
The Fleet Admiral Leadership Seminar and Roundtable With the 75th anniversary of the creation of the rank of Fleet Admiral next year, and in conjunction with a Five-Star Mess Night scheduled for the Saturday May 19 NHF members and friends are invited to attend an informative and thought-provoking morning on
SILENT AUCTION: You can participate in the Silent Auction and bid electronically for the many silent auction items including day sails, resort vacations, maritime collectibles, artwork, and much more. All items will be available to bid on the night of the event, Tuesday, April 4, 2017, so be sure to place your highest bid. Bidding
If you are a fan or follower of the Naval Historical Foundation, you know that NHF has been involved with the Hampton Roads Naval Museum’s (HRNM) blockbuster LEGO Shipbuilding event for several years. The generous donation NHF provided this year to HRNM helped pay for a large quantity of DUPLO bricks for the event’s “youngest
In case you haven’t heard, our friends at the Hampton Roads Naval Museums are set to host their fifth annual “Brick by Brick: LEGO Shipbuilding Event.” It is their yearly signature event. The Naval Historical Foundation is once again partnering with HRNM for this event. This is the third year that NHF has been involved
PRESS RELEASE – Violent Skies Joint Symposium to Close with keynote speaker Jim Knotts, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 5, 2015 Media Contact: Sarah Maguire (703) 649-2781 firstname.lastname@example.org (DUMFRIES, Va.) – The organizers of the Violent Skies: Air War over Vietnam conference being held at National Defense University on October 15-16, 2015 (www.violentskies.org) are pleased to announce that Mr. Jim
The Society for the History of Navy Medicine is pleased to announce a call for papers to its 7th meeting. Our meeting will take place in conjunction with the annual conference of the American Association of the History of Medicine to be held in New Haven, Connecticut from April 30-May 2, 2015. Our session will
By Matthew Eng “History never repeats itself. Sometimes, it rhymes” – Dr. Sean McMeekin A packed crowd huddled into the MacArthur Memorial Theater in Norfolk, VA yesterday to listen to several well-known authors and historians speak on various topics surrounding the First World War. The Memorial graciously hosted the World War I Centennial Symposium (2014-2018) in
Experience the most decisive conflict of the Second World War through the eyes of the Imperial Japanese Navy and United States Navy. Starting today, the Naval Historical Foundation will publish tweets from the perspective of the men and machines that fought the pivotal battle over 70 years ago. This new project follows the example used
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the historic around-the-world cruise of the USS Enterprise and Nuclear Task Force One. Celebrate this event by taking a look at the lighter side of the “Big E” cruise book from 1964. 1. Lifeblood of the Navy 2. U.S. Navy – Ahead of Hipsters Since 1964 3. Teamwork 4.
By Dave Colamaria This week is the annual LEGO Shipbuilding Contest at the Hampton Roads Naval Museum, and I’ve finished my contribution to the event in the nick of time. This weekend I completed work on a 7 foot long version of the aircraft carrier USS Lexington (CV 2). The project took me a little
FIGHT Colds! FIGHT Fatigue! FIGHT Weakness! FIGHT Infection! FIGHT Absenteeism! One of the more fascinating aspects of the Second World War was the use of propaganda on home front society. In Propaganda, Edward Barnays notes the limited use of the practice prior to the First World War. By the time hostilities erupted in 1914, however,