An Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, DDG-121, will be named after Frank E. Petersen Jr., in honor of the U.S. Marine Corps lieutenant general who was the first African-American Marine Corps aviator and the first [...]
USS America (LHA 6), the U.S. Navy’s newest amphibious assault ship, arrived pierside in San Francisco Tuesday for Fleet Week in preparation for its commissioning ceremony on Saturday, Oct- 11.
By David Larter, The Navy Times When Admiral Michelle Howard thought about who to thank first during her speech at a Tuesday ceremony marking her promotion to four-star and her assuming duties as the Navy’s [...]
Lottie Russell celebrated her 90th birthday on Friday, Dec. 20 Lottie surrounded by five generations of family and close friends. Among those attending were three of her children, four grandchildren and spouses, nine great-grandchildren, two [...]