Navy Birthday

It was 1775, in the dawning days of a nation, when early American leaders foresaw the importance of a fighting force at sea. On Oct. 13 of that year, George Washington commissioned a small fleet to intercept British supply ships off the coast of ...

Navy Birthday: Celebrating 237 Years on the High Seas

It was 1775, in the dawning days of a nation, when early American leaders foresaw the importance of a fighting force at sea. On Oct. 13 of that year, George Washington commissioned a small fleet to intercept British supply ships off the coast of ...

Sailors Celebrate 236 Years of Our Navy

A Cake for the Navy’s Birthday   Commander Ed Pease, the oldest sailor present, and Seaman Apprentice Patrick Luntey, the youngest sailor present, cut a birthday cake at the 1st Marine Division Navy Birthday Celebration Ceremony, Oct. 13.

Navy Birthday Celebration, 236 Years

It was 1775, in the dawning days of a nation, when early American leaders foresaw the importance of a fighting force at sea. On Oct. 13 of that year, George Washington commissioned a small fleet to intercept British supply ships off the coast of ...