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
Today is the US Marine Corps birthday. The USMC official website has a great summary of major battles in it’s 242 year history which can be accessed by clicking on major Marine battles. It starts in 1776 at Fort Nassau as the first battle described in Marines.mil slideshow titled “Battles Through Time”: Just weeks after … More Happy 242nd Birthday, USMC!
On Friday, 13 October, the U.S. Navy celebrates its 242nd birthday. NOUS Northwest Commandery will be commemorating that event as a group on 11 November at Naval Station Everett when CAPT Joe Valenta (USN-Ret) will start the program with a PowerPoint analysis of the Continental Navy in 1775. Joe will be followed by Companion Floyd … More Navy Birthday, October 13