TEN YEARS. TEN PORTS.

Everyone loves the 80s, right?

You remember the slogan, “It’s Not Just a Job, It’s an Adventure?” Well, here is the proof that sailors in the 1980s saw (and still do) some really awesome sights in ports around the world.

See the Photos HERE.
Every Tuesday is US Navy History in Popular Culture: Today’s#NavyHistoryinPopCulture: Hollywood Actors that Served in #WWII. Can you name any more?

ERMAGHERD!

The Navy Museum Store inside the National Museum of the United States Navy will be hosting a TWO-DAY Book Sale on 9-10 JULY from 9:00am to 2:30pm.  Get get some of the best prices in naval history!

ENTER THROUGH THE MAIN NAVY MUSEUM ENTRANCE ON SICARD ST.

CALL STORE MANAGER FOR FURTHER DETAILS:

(202) 889-2212

Was doing a little research this morning from the 1944 Editions of the NTS Norfolk Seabag (Training Station Newsletter), and came across this photograph of a little girl posing with the “Seven Dwarves.”  Cue your nightmare generator. 

If you are a NHF Member, look for the 40th Issue of Naval History Book Reviews in your email this evening.  Would you like to get Naval History Book Reviews? Then become a member today! Don’t waste your time returning video tapes. Pick up some naval history knowledge instead!

If you are a NHF Member, look for the 40th Issue of Naval History Book Reviews in your email this evening.  

Would you like to get Naval History Book Reviews? Then become a member today! Don’t waste your time returning video tapes. Pick up some naval history knowledge instead!

t’s a good day to get outside and have some fun with friends and family, like#WWI-Era Secretary of the #Navy Josephus Daniels is doing here in 1920 in the backyard of his Wyoming Ave. Home. If not…drink some coffee and get to work and avoid a case of the Mondays! Daniels took away the Navy’s alcohol aboard naval vessels in 1914, so coffee will have to do!#Caseofthemondays (LOC Image: LC-F8- 8376)

Have you ever wondered what a 70-year-old bottle of beer tastes like? So do we…But we still donated two WWII-Era bottles to the Naval History & Heritage Command last week. Read about our rare collection of Ballentine’s Beer on the NHF Blog.

#caturday 

Ship’s cat aboard the HMAS Encounter during WWI. 
Photo courtesy Australian War Memorial (Photo # 304910)