Spanish-American War Backgrounder

On 10 November, NOUS Northwest historian/companion Floyd Kershner will lead a discussion and provide a video on the Spanish-American War of 1898.  Floyd’s presentation will be the keynote event for our annual Navy Birthday and Veteran’s Day brunch meeting to be held at Naval Station Everett. (Photo above NH 48619 USS Maine obtained from NHHC Website … More Spanish-American War Backgrounder

Are You A Member of the US Naval Institute?

Are you a member of USNI?  If not, and you have an interest in US Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard subjects, the Naval Institute is for you!  Here’s a little background information quoted from their website, accessed at USNI HISTORY. “History of the U.S. Naval Institute “The U.S. Naval Institute has been a fixture … More Are You A Member of the US Naval Institute?

Looking Back: Former CNO Hayward’s Emphasis on Pride, Confidence and Professionalism

Going back in time, Admiral Tom Hayward, USN (RET), provided the Navy with an essential message of professional guidance during his tenure as CNO.  Take a look at the April 1981 issue of All Hands magazine.  There you will find a great article with a timeless message, including the following opening commentary: “Admiral Thomas B. … More Looking Back: Former CNO Hayward’s Emphasis on Pride, Confidence and Professionalism

Want to Visit the National Museum of the Marine Corps, but can’t go in person?

Then take a virtual tour! The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation has made such a tour possible by linking HERE.  At the site, you an “enjoy the National Museum of the Marine Corps Virtual Experience! You will be able to visit each gallery, watch unique museum videos, rotate 3D models of artifacts and experience many other … More Want to Visit the National Museum of the Marine Corps, but can’t go in person?