In late January, shipyard workers carefully lifted the 555-ton island on to the flight deck of the Navy’s newest aircraft carrier at Newport News Shipbuilding Company in Virginia, a significant step in the journey towards the ship’s christening later this year (see photo below). CVN 78, the lead ship of a new class of nuclear-powered aircraft
I appreciate the opportunity in my new role as President to update you on some of the events and activities that the Naval Historical Foundation (NHF) participated in during this past year. I look forward to serving our members and working with you to promote our mission to preserve, commemorate and provide education about U.S.
At the Naval Historical Foundation 2012 Annual Meeting, VADM Robert Dunn, USN (Ret) stepped down after 14 years as President. He will be succeeded by RADM John Mitchell, USN (Ret), who has served on the NHF Board for the past 2 years, and who was voted in as President at the annual Board Meeting. RADM