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Looking Back on 100 Years of Naval Aviation

My, How the Time Has Flown… “I have been up to my ears in work…” Things sure haven’t changed much in that regard since Lieutenant Commander Henry Mustin wrote to his wife on January 21st, 1914, just one day after arriving in Pensacola, Florida on board USS Mississippi. Three years …

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The legacy of the attack on USS Cole

The following text was written by USS Cole’s (DDG 67) current Navigator, LTJG Jacob Beckelhymer: You can’t miss them. The 17 gold stars running across the deck in front of COLE’s mess line. They stand for our 17 brothers and sisters who made the ultimate sacrifice. The Hall of Heroes, …

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