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  • 14 November 2014
    Authorities

    A 1950 heritage listed wooden survey motor boat (SMB) has been returned to Australian Navy after a long absence. In a small ceremony at the Royal Australian Navy Heritage Centre on Garden Island, SMB Geranium (formerly known as Samantha) was immediately donated to the Naval Heritage Collection. A 34 foot full teak motor boat, Geranium […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71) commemorated the 70th anniversary of the battle for which it was named at Naval Base San Diego, Nov. 25. The ship is named after the Battle of Cape St. George, which took place on Nov. 25, 1943, in the South Pacific off the island of […]

  • 4 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Conference of the Russian Maritime Heritage Association was held on March 30 in the new building of Central Naval Museum. The association was established in 2009 and incorporated soul-mates in the area of preservation, research, and popularization of Russia’s maritime heritage. Representatives of 44 marine-related organizations from 5 regions discussed issues of maritime heritage preservation. […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    USS Constitution Sailors kicked off their annual Chief Petty Officer (CPO) Heritage Weeks Aug. 18.   More than 300 CPO selectees and mentors from throughout the fleet will report to Old Ironsides during the next two weeks for U.S. Navy history, heritage and leadership training aboard the world’s oldest commissioned warship afloat. These will be […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) came together to recognize Hispanic Americans’ impact on their country and military alike during a Hispanic Heritage celebration Oct. 12. The Nimitz multicultural committee put the event together to recognize and raise awareness about the contributions Hispanics have made to the U.S. Navy. This year’s Hispanic […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Expeditionary Strike Group 2’s (ESG-2) Multi-Cultural Committee presented a Hispanic Heritage Month celebration Sept. 27, highlighting the contributions of Hispanics throughout the history of the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps. The event was held as part of the nationally recognized Hispanic Heritage Month, which is observed from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. This year’s […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Aviation Supply Department (ASD) celebrated Asian-Pacific American (APA) Heritage month at Naval Air Station North Island Friday, May 31st. Sailors and civilians celebrated by recalling history, performing dances, playing live music and eating food from the Asian-Pacific region. “May was chosen to commemorate the immigration of the first Japanese to the United States on May […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors, DoD personnel, and civilians celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with a ceremony at the Grand Vista Ballroom on Naval Station Everett (NSE), Oct. 17. The ceremony opened with Culinary Specialist 1st Class (SW) Enrique L. Torres, leading petty officer of the NSE galley, speaking on the origin of Hispanic Heritage month and both current and […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Traditions and customs are the foundations of the strong bonds between sailors, officers and their ships, so it is only fitting that the Royal Australian Navy collects, maintains and displays the items that chronicle its heritage.   Commander Alex Hawes, Director of the Navy Heritage Collection, is keenly aware of the significance of the collection […]

  • 30 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors, DoD personnel, and civilians celebrated Native American Heritage Month with a ceremony in the Grand Vista Ballroom on Naval Station Everett (NSE), Nov. 28. The ceremony featured speakers, a slide show and static display on Native American culture, music and native dance performances. After an opening slide presentation commemorating the Native Americans who received […]

  • 1 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines aboard aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) held a Caribbean Island Heritage Celebration in the ship’s hangar bay July 29. Enterprise’s Multicultural Heritage Committee (MCHC) was responsible for planning and hosting the observance aboard the Big E as the carrier continued its final deployment. The ceremony focused on this year’s Caribbean Island […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines gathered in the hangar bay aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Oct. 8. Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated annually from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. Opening remarks were made my Rear Adm. Michael S. White, commander, Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11. “I would like to […]

  • 24 May 2012
    Training & Education

    As people across the U.S. recognize the month of May as Asian American/Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, Sailors aboard guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95), celebrated and educated the crew on AAPI culture and history while underway May 20. The Diversity and Heritage Committee aboard James E. Williams, comprised of Sailors from multiple […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Training & Education

    The newly refurbished Devonport Naval Heritage Centre, which unveiled historical secrets to the public, has been declared a success by attracting over 1,200 visitors during the inaugural Plymouth History Festival. Intrigued visitors, including base staff and families, poured into the base on the two Open Days, in particular to learn fascinating historical facts from ‘behind […]

  • 23 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines aboard aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN-65) celebrated Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month in the ship’s cific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month in the ship’s hangar bay May 18. Celebrated across the nation during May, Asian American and Pacific Islanders Heritage Month is a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders living […]

  • 12 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with an observance held on the ship’s mess decks, Oct. 6. The celebration included music, food and speeches from Capt. Jim Landers, Makin Island’s commanding officer, and guest speaker Cmdr. Antonio Ochoa, Makin Island’s combat systems officer. […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Former head of the Royal Navy Admiral Sir Jonathon Band cut the ribbon to reopen a nuclear-powered museum submarine during a ceremony held June 7 at Plymouth Naval Base. The face-lifted Cold War submarine HMS Courageous thereby became a newly-announced part of the National Museum of the Royal Navy’s (NMRN) heritage collection. As Head of the Trustees […]

  • 19 April 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    As announced April 17 by NAVADMIN 127/12, the Navy joins US nation in celebrating Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month throughout the month of May. Navy commands are encouraged to reflect on the national 2012 theme, “Striving for Excellence in Leadership, Diversity, and Inclusion” to increase their knowledge and awareness of the contributions Asians and […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Authorities

    More than 50 Sailors and civilian mariners stationed aboard the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) joined the ship’s diversity committee to celebrate Asian and Pacific Islander heritage month May 29 in the ship’s mess deck.   Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month recognizes the challenges faced by Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) staff members filled the quarterdeck Oct. 12 to celebrate “Diversity United, Building America’s Future Today,” this year’s Hispanic American Heritage Month theme. The recognition ceremony was filled with vibrant decorations, ‘ballet folklorico’ performances from youthful dancers, and ample songs, speeches, and foods. “I have been in the Navy for 15 years […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Industry news

    Sailors and civilian mariners (CIVMARS) assigned to submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) gathered together to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Oct. 15. The celebration began on the ship’s mess decks where several hundred Sailors enjoyed tacos, burritos, enchiladas and other Hispanic delicacies while listening to their shipmates speak on the importance of Hispanic heritage. […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Authorities

    The public have the rare chance to see some of the Royal Navy’s hidden gems next month when they’re allowed in as part of the annual Heritage Open Days initiative in England. From small beginnings in Gosport with the inaugural open days back in 1994, now around three million people take advantage of the opportunity […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Research & Development

    Urgent repairs to halt the deterioration of historic World War One vessel HMS Caroline have been completed making the ship safe for the next stage of a massive restoration programme. Repairs conducted by Belfast-based Blu-Marine included a top to bottom survey of the ship’s weakest spots, emergency repairs, removal and refurbishment of all portholes and […]

  • 23 May 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) participated in a ceremony to honor Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month in the ship’s hangar bay, May 18. Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month is celebrated in the Navy throughout May to educate Sailors about the many different cultures, traditions and histories of Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Chief petty officers (CPO) and future CPOs from various commands around San Diego participated in a heritage event held at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery in Point Loma, Calif., Sept. 11. Retired Chief Electrician’s Mate Stuart Hedley was the guest speaker at the event. He served in the Navy from 1940-1960. Throughout his career, he survived 13 […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Authorities

    Four individuals have reached an impressive milestone in their careers by earning the Commodore Dudley W. Knox Lifetime Achievement Award from Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC), officials announced June 18.   The Commodore Dudley W. Knox Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an individual for a lifetime body of work in the field of U.S. naval […]

  • 23 October 2012
    Training & Education

    The Navy will join the nation in celebrating American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month, which will be observed Nov. 1 through Nov. 30. The 2012 national theme, Serving Our People, Serving Our Nations: Native Visions for Future Generations encourages the nation to reflect and celebrate the cultures, histories and traditions of the indigenous peoples […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Naval Medical Logistics Command celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month, Oct. 2, in Frederick, Md., on Fort Detrick, with a special guest speaker from the local community. Jeanie R. Cronin of Middletown, Md., co-founder and president of Centro Hispano de Frederick, Inc., was on hand to share personal accounts of her contributions to the local Hispanic community […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB), in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, celebrated a Multicultural Heritage Fair and Talent showcase entitled “A Family Gathering,” May 24. “Our recent Med IG (Medical Inspector General) surveyors mentioned in the final analysis of our hospital that our Diversity Committee is the “best in class” and we’re […]