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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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Veterans Day and Infinite Seas

Print shows battle between Union monitors and sloops against Confederate ships and ram CSS Tennessee in Mobile Bay with Fort Morgan in the distance. Aug. 5, 1864. (Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress)

By Adm. Michelle Howard, Vice Chief of Naval Operations; and Lt. Roger Misso, Speechwriter to Adm. Michelle Howard As we pause to honor Veterans Day on November 11th, we remember the sacrifices of American men and women in uniform. Our nation is free and strong because of the extraordinary courage of so many Sailors, …

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The History of Veterans Day

By Annalisa Underwood, Naval History and Heritage Command Communication and Outreach Division Veterans Day is a special time of year for many Americans who, in some way, have formed a connection with a veteran or who are veterans themselves. It is a day that brings about a great sense of pride …

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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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