×

News & Events

  • Project Stormfury 1963

    On 23 August 1963, a joint Navy-Weather Bureau (today’s NOAA) project called Stormfury was put into action when an A-3B Skywarrior seeded Hurricane Beulah with silver iodide crystals in an […]

    Read More

  • Lost Cold War Aviators August 1956

    On 22 August 1956 a P4M Mercator on night patrol flying 32 miles off the Chinese coast in international waters reported being under attack. Wreckage and the bodies of two […]

    Read More

  • First Tartar Missile Kill 1958

    The first successful firing of a Tartar surface to air missile took place at the Naval Ordnance Test Station, China Lake, California on 19 August 1958 and it destroyed a […]

    Read More

  • Part II: Colonel Charles "Chuck" Murray's Story Of His Hero

    Here is the rest of Colonel Murray’s story…read here if you missed the first part… He knew that this bridge like the first would be mined. Lt. Murray considered using […]

    Read More

  • The Passing Of An American Hero

    Today I was saddened to learn of the death of Colonel Charles Murray, United States Army (Retired). Here is a reposting of a story I did about him and scouting […]

    Read More

  • North Charleston SWAT Team Repells Off Yorktown Flightdeck

    Not just your average person visits Yorktown, sometimes our local law enforcement and first responders utilize the World War II Essex carrier as a unique training facility and today was […]

    Read More

  • 282nd Army Band Plays At Patriots Point This Friday!

    This Friday, 5 August 2011, from 2 to 3:30 pm,  the thirty-six member 282nd Army Band will be playing approximately 30 musical compositions to include rock, jazz and other genres […]

    Read More

  • First Naval Air Intercept Radar 1941

    Beginning on 01 August 1941 a specially modified Lockheed Electra XJO-3 had an AI-10 microwave radar installed for airborne testing. The radar was developed by Radiation Laboratory from MIT and […]

    Read More

  • Manatees At Patriots Point!

    It’s not everyday that one sees a manatee at Patriots Point, but it does happen more than you think. The last couple of summers we have seen frequent almost weekly […]

    Read More

  • Video Thursday: Navy Airships And Aircraft

    Today is Video Thursday and we’ll take a look at the Navy’s airship history and the aircraft that accompanied them. This first clip shows rare footage of the Vought UO-1 […]

    Read More

  • Active Duty Military (ID required)
  • $17
  • In Person
  • Active Duty Military In Uniform
  • Free
  • In Person