Tuesdays at NHF social media are #NavyHistoryinPopularCulture. This week’s edition rocks!

Only a few more weeks until the school year starts! Are you excited (parents or students)? Caption: During tour of the Naval Air Reserve Training Unit, NAS, Anacostia, D.C., students from the Capitol Page School, Washington, D.C., line up for Navy chow, November 15, 1949. (NHHC Naval Subjects Collection Photo)

Thank You For the Laughs. 

031219-N-9742R-001 Arabian Gulf (Dec. 19, 2003) — Actor/comedian Robin Williams entertains the crew of USS Enterprise (CVN 65) during a holiday special hosted by the United Service Organization (USO). The show took place in the ship’s hangar bay and featured the visiting Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Richard Myers, NASCAR driver Mike Wallace, and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) celebrity Kurt Angle. Enterprise is currently underway conducting missions in the Arabian Gulf in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and the continued war on terrorism. U.S Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate Airman Milosz Reterski. (RELEASED)

Every Tuesday at NHF is #NavyHistoryinPopularCulture. This edition comes from the Pixar film Planes (2013).

A set of three cruise books from USs McCaffery (DD/DDE 860) was recently donated to the Navy Department Library. Read about the donation of the Cruise Books and the fantastic work by a true unsung hero of naval history, Tonya Montgomery. 

READ THE STORY HERE.