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?

2018 Annual Congress

The 2018 NOUS Annual Congress will be held in San Antonio from 24 – 28 October.  A blog is now available which contains a lot of great information about this year’s meeting.  You can access the blog HERE.  Once you are at the blog, you can also download the Registration form. From the Texas Commandery’s … More 2018 Annual Congress

Veterans Now Have Exchange Shopping Privileges Online

In a press release dated 14 November 2017, the Department of Defense announced “‘The Exchange is honored to open its virtual doors to millions of deserving veterans,’ said Tom Shull, the Army and Air Force Exchange Service’s director and CEO, a Vietnam-era Army veteran.”  That announcement can be obtained by clicking HERE. Information on how … More Veterans Now Have Exchange Shopping Privileges Online

Naval Ship Design: Tumblehome vs. Flare Hulls

At our 14 April brunch at Naval Station Everett, Companion and Commandery Historian Floyd Kershner provided an excellent overview of the difference between two naval vessel designs:  Tumblehome and Flare. From Floyd’s presentation, available by clicking Naval Design, we learned that the tumblehome structure has the following characteristics: •  The widest part of the hull is … More Naval Ship Design: Tumblehome vs. Flare Hulls