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Forged By The Sea, And Centuries Of Devotion To The American People

October 13, 2019 by

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By Emma Watkins and Jack Penders ~ “The Navy has both a tradition and a future ? and we look with pride and confidence in both directions.” – Admiral George Anderson, 1961 Sunday, Oct. 13, marks the 244th birthday of the United States Navy. The Navy has evolved significantly from its colonial seafaring roots, but its […]

Rare Civil War Vestige Memorializes The Little-Known Story Of African American Soldiers

June 26, 2019 by

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By Joshua Nelson ~ A rare artifact of the Civil War that was carried into battle by an African American regiment has been purchased at a historic price by the Atlanta History Center. A regimental flag of the 127th United States Colored Troops that was acquired by the center is one of less than 25 […]

America’s Often-Neglected Armed Service Celebrates Its 103rd Birthday

August 4, 2018 by

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By Matthew Ahlquist and James Di Pane ~ With the Coast Guard celebrating its 103rd birthday on Saturday, Aug. 4, now is a perfect time to honor one of the most versatile armed services of the U.S. military. While many people think of the Coast Guard as mainly saving lost boaters and arresting drug smugglers at […]