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Honor Our Heritage

KINGS BAY, Ga. (Nov. 4, 2016) A submarine veterans ceremony is held at the World War II pavilion at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay.

By Adm. Bill Moran Vice Chief of Naval Operations This past weekend aboard Kings Bay Submarine Base in Georgia, there was a small but powerful reminder of what it means to honor and remember our veterans. This remembrance event honored WWII submarine veterans. For years now, the numbers of vets attending …

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I swim. I strike.

Coin of Adm. Michelle Howard

By Adm. Michelle Howard Commander, Allied Joint Force Command Naples Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Africa As the fledging continental Navy formed, Commodore Esek Hopkins ordered that a striped flag with a rattlesnake fly as the signal to engage the enemy. The jack had 13 stripes, …

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