#caturday 

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

 

OH THE WEATHER OUTSIDE IS WEATHER.

But it could be a lot colder, like this photo of a sailor aboard the USS Oriskany (CV 34) during the Korean War. Would you take the heat or welcome the cold today?

#NavyHistoryinPopularCulture

A recap of last saturday’s NHF Annual Membership Meeting. 


Read the Story HERE.

Did you happen to see our Twitter page on Midway but didn’t want to read all 712 tweets?  Here is a nice recap of one of the greatest naval battles in history, condensed to just 35 tweets.

Admiral John Harvey gave a wonderful speech at last night’s Midway Celebration Dinner at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington. Admiral Harvey focused on the real reason for the victory at Midway: the sailors and marines that fought - not the machines. Without the decisions that sailors like Wade McClusky, Eugene Lindsey, and Admiral Spruance made the morning of the 4th, victory would have been unlikely for the American Fleet. To the men who fought that day, and to the many more that gave their last measure of devotion to the preservation of freedom that morning.

 

Summertime is here! Time to have some fun in sun, even if you are a U.S. Navy sailor! Here are 9 things that we all do that sailors enjoy as well!

9 SUMMERTIME THINGS SAILORS ALSO DO!