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Super Hornet Comic Video!Posted: Sep 19, 2011
This video was produced for the Strike Fighter Ball at NAS Oceana in 2009 and is so good I couldn’t wait until Video Thursday to post it.
Navy v. South Carolina: Connections and SurprisesPosted: Sep 16, 2011
This weekend the Naval Academy plays the University of South Carolina in football on ESPN. Names at the Naval Academy associated with great men and events such as Bainbridge, Decatur, Farragut, Hull, Porter and Rodgers were once led by a South Carolinian, Paul Hamilton.
Video Thursday: New Medal Of Honor Recipient Marine Corps Sergeant Dakota MeyerPosted: Sep 15, 2011
At 2 PM EST today at the White House, President Obama will present the Medal of Honor to Marine Sergeant Dakota Meyer for his actions in Afghanistan in 2009.
USS Yorktown Hosts 43rd WMD-CST TrainingPosted: Sep 14, 2011
Last night the USS Yorktown at Patriots Point was not a site for tourists, scouts, students or a corporate party, but a training site for military professionals with a serious job of being prepared to protect the American homeland.
Just Another Day On Yorktown At Patriots PointPosted: Sep 13, 2011
Yesterday some of the staff of Kindred Hospital in Charleston showed up on the flight deck of USS Yorktown to work on some corporate competition between the 76,000 employees of the Kindred Hospital system throughout the nation.
Patriot Day At Patriots Point: The Power Of MemoryPosted: Sep 12, 2011
Yesterday a crowd of 700-800 people silently watched and listened in Hangar Bay 3 on the USS Yorktown as over 9,000 names were read aloud. The names included all those who died on 9/11/01 and members of our armed forces killed in the War on Terror since 2001.
Video Thursday: Patriot Day RemembrancesPosted: Sep 08, 2011
This Sunday marks the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America and the beginning of the War on Terror. Since that date in 2001 over 9000 Americans have lost […]
Video Thursday: Brand New Blue Angel Video!Posted: Sep 01, 2011
Here is a brand new Blue Angel video! Enjoy the view! Featured is the Skipper and Citadel graduate, Captain Greg McWherter United States Navy. [vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/28135997 w=400&h=225] 2011 BLUE ANGELS […]
Carolina's First Ship With Colonists: AdventurePosted: Aug 31, 2011
Lots of sights can be seen from the flight deck of Yorktown at Patriots Point…dolphins, manatees, alligators, C-17’s, Blue Angels, the Hunley…but today a replica of the proprietary colony of […]
Gemini 5 Splashes Down 1965Posted: Aug 29, 2011
Gemini 5 splashed down in the Atlantic just 90 miles off her intended target on 29 August 1965. The USS Lake Champlain was the recovery ship for the astronaut crew […]