Actions Speak as Loudly as Words: The U.S. Naval History and Contributions of Edward Latimer Beach Sr. and Edward Latimer “Ned” Beach Jr.
By Midshipman Maya Weiss, United States Naval Academy There’s a proverb that proclaims, “Like father, like son.” For Edward Latimer Beach, Sr. and Edward Latimer “Ned” Beach, Jr., no truer words have been spoken. For them, naval service was a multigenerational calling. And while the two generations served at different times in naval history, and