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  • Victory at Sea, 25 October 1812

    One hundred and ninety-eight years ago, the young United States Navy gained a victory at sea against the world’s most powerful Navy, when the USS President defeated the HMS Macedonian […]

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  • Centennial of Naval Aviation

    Next year, 2011, will mark the centennial of Naval Aviation in the United States Navy. It will be a year marked by many celebrations and remembrances across the nation of […]

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  • Veterans of the Fighting Lady video!

    Imaging Arts Gallery will exhibit a series of portraits by local portrait photographers, displaying veterans who have served or serve today on the USS Yorktown (CV-10). These veterans are from […]

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  • Victory at Yorktown, 1781

    Today marks the two hundred and twenty-ninth anniversary of the American and French defeat of the British Army under Lord General Cornwallis at Yorktown, Virginia. Above is the John Trumbull’s […]

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  • Horace Hunley and His Submarine, October 1863

        One hundred and forty-six years ago today, Horace Hunley was brought up from the depths of Charleston Harbor, not far from the Yorktown’s present location,  along with the […]

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  • Veterans of the Fighting Lady portrait exhibit November 4th and 5th

        Imaging Arts Gallery will exhibit a series of portraits by local portrait photographers, displaying veterans who have served or serve today on the USS Yorktown (CV-10). These veterans […]

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  • Video Thursday! Launch'em…..

    Today marks my first Video Thursday! Each week I will save up my favorite videos or most newsworthy ones and post them for your pre-weekend entertainment or edification. First is […]

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  • United States Navy – 235 Years Proud!

    Today marks the 235th birthday of the United States Navy and in its short history has demonstrated the bravery and skill of well-trained and led patriots of the sea. Our […]

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  • Remembering the Attack on the USS Cole

    On 12 October 2000 while refueling in Aden, Yeman, the USS Cole was attacked by Al-Qaeda terrorists.  At 11:18 am Yemeni time a boat believed by sailors to be a […]

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  • Witness to War Update

    In case you missed it, here is a news video by WCBD 2, reporter Brad Franko, on the Witness to War program filming at Patriots Point 2 weeks ago…Stay tuned […]

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