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
I have some thoughts on Gates’ Navy speech over at ID.
Galrahn, David Axe, and the folks at the USNI blog are closely covering US maritime assistance to Haiti. Both the USN and the USCG are on the way; the Coast Guard is responding first, largely due to p
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
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
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
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?
Bob Bateman writes: True, it was once a powerful force, and feared by NATO. But the salient point is why the Soviet Navy was feared. It was not because it could project power far from Russia’s s