We had a lot of fun at the Battle of Lake Champlain bicentennial commemoration at the National Museum of the United States Navy yesterday. Pictured here is NMUSN Curator Jennifer Marland talking at the wreath laying at the end of the day’s events. Naval History & Heritage Command staff member Jeffrey Barta accepted the wreath on behalf of the United States Navy. (NHF Photo by Matthew Eng/Released)

A lot of Growing Up to Do After 9/11: 13 Years Later
A Short and Personal Story/Tribute

(US Navy Photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Peter D. Lawlor/Released)

 

Has anyone out there been “challenged” with this recent post about the top ten books that stayed with you throughout life? If you have, perhaps there are some naval history titles on there. I decided to make my own: 10 Naval History books that changed my life. My favorite era is Civil War, so it’s a bit slanted to that time period. Which ones would make your list?

Our latest edition of Tueday’s weekly #NavyHistoryinPopularCulture” 

Naval History in Social Media OUTSIDE of naval history sites? That’s right - JPJ and OHP featured in popular social media website. Here’s why we knew they were great all along.

Everyone loves a slinky! Here is your weekly dose (Every Tuesday) of Navy History in Popular Culture

We hope everyone is enjoying their first day of school. (Image: High school Victory Corps. Donald Alman (left) and Melvin E. Lenox, students at McKinley Technical High School, Washington, D.C., build model planes for the Navy’s use in training military and civilian personnel, 1942, LOC Image # LC-USE6- D-006816)

We hope everyone is enjoying their first day of school. (Image: High school Victory Corps. Donald Alman (left) and Melvin E. Lenox, students at McKinley Technical High School, Washington, D.C., build model planes for the Navy’s use in training military and civilian personnel, 1942, LOC Image # LC-USE6- D-006816)