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Remembering John F. Kennedy, President, Sailor

President John F. Kennedy delivers remarks to assembled officers, midshipmen and their guests at Bancroft Hall at the U.S. Naval Academy Annapolis, Maryland, August 1, 1963.

By Naval History and Heritage Command November 22, 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas. In recent weeks there has been plenty of news coverage of his political life and his murder. We’ll leave that coverage to commercial media. Today, we’d …

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Seven Score and 10 Years Later, Lincoln Sailors Honor Gettysburg Address

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72).

By Capt. Karl Thomas Commanding Officer, USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) As the Commanding Officer of the proud warship USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), I am reminded every day of the sacrifices our service men and women make for their nation. I get an opportunity to interact with these great Americans …

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MCPON’s Veterans Day Message

131023-N-IV546-014 NORFOLK (Oct. 23, 2013) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens meets with the USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) chiefs mess following an all-hands call alongside Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert aboard the aircraft carrier. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Thomas L. Rosprim/Released)

By Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (AW/NAC) Mike D. Stevens Veterans, Shipmates and Navy Families, Monday, we honor those who have stood the watch, pay respect to those who have given the ultimate sacrifice, and say thanks to those currently in uniform. There have always been men and women …

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