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USS Olympia

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On July 9, 2010

This is a depressing story: The Olympia was a successful museum vessel, at least according to the numbers. More than 100,000 visitors annually paced the same decks where Dewey uttered the immortal fig

Top Gun: A Film that Never Loses its Relevance

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On October 21, 2009
Those who questioned my decision to include Top Gun in last year’s Patterson School Fall Film Series must be scurrying for cover now: A fighter pilot who headed the Navy in the Pacific and made a cameo appearance as a Tom Cruise foe in ”Top Gun” has taken over as the top U.S. military commander […]
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Baby Carrier Commissioned

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On March 19, 2009

Japan’s new aircraft carrier helicopter carrying destroyer was commissioned yesterday. Hyuga can carry up to eleven helicopters, and may in the future be able to carry the F-35B VSTOL fighter. B

One Way, or Round Trip?

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On March 10, 2009
David Axe is headed back to Africa, and needs funds. This time, he’ll be covering USS Nashville’s “soft power” deployment. I’ve broadcast several of his appeals, as well as appeals from several other journalists, for a reason; with the collapse of funding from so many institutional sources of support, we run the risk of reporters […]

Maritime Bloggingheads

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On February 10, 2009

Galrahn and I sat down last week and diavlogged about all things maritime. He’s our discussion of the “rise” of Chinese naval power:We also talk about piracy, Robert Gates, and publi

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Detective Work

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On November 27, 2008

A friend fowards along this photo of her father, Walter Rule, on one of his first Navy postings. She wonders whether this is Honolulu or San Diego. Any thoughts?

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