Paul Allen’s Research Ship R/V Petrel Finds Sunken USS Lexington (CV-2)

On 8 May 1942, the Imperial Japanese Navy sank USS Lexington (CV-2) during the Battle of the Coral Sea.  Seventy-six years later, the wreckage was located in that Sea thanks to the efforts of billionaire Paul Allen and the crew of his research vessel R/V Petrel. “To pay tribute to the USS Lexington and the brave men that served on … More Paul Allen’s Research Ship R/V Petrel Finds Sunken USS Lexington (CV-2)

NOUS Includes NOAA and US Public Health Professionals

Regular Membership in the Naval Order Any United States citizen who has served, or is serving, as a Commissioned Officer, Warrant Officer or Enlisted person of the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and any other Federal military maritime service of the United States, including the commissioned corps of the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) and … More NOUS Includes NOAA and US Public Health Professionals

Final Call for USS PORTLAND Commissioning Tickets

ACT NOW FOR TICKETS!  Update from Companion CAPT David Todd (USN-Ret):  For anyone who is interested in attending the USS PORTLAND (LPD 27) commissioning in Portland on 21 April 2018, please note that the time for securing tickets is about to close.  The projected number of attendees is rapidly approaching the 5000-person capacity of the … More Final Call for USS PORTLAND Commissioning Tickets

Discussion Coming Up: The Doolittle Raid

THE DOOLITTLE RAID:  From the Naval History and Heritage Command, published by the US Naval Institute: “On April 18, 1942, it was a “nice sun-shiny day overcast with anti-aircraft fire,” according to Army Air Force Tech. Sgt. Eldred V. Scott. “Over Tokyo, anyway. “Scott’s weather quip signaled the near completion of the Doolittle Raiders’ mission … More Discussion Coming Up: The Doolittle Raid