Five Famous Navy Veterans

Five Famous Navy Veterans

Five Famous US Navy Veterans The US Navy has had millions of sailors cross its brow in the past 242 years. US Navy veterans have appeared in politics, film, theater, they’ve become artists, writers, comedians, and even UFC fighters. People often, however,...
What’s Your Longest Underway Ever?

What’s Your Longest Underway Ever?

Sailors love to brag about their longest underway. One of the things we love to brag about is the longest underway we’ve ever had, usually measured in beer days. For the uninitiated, a beer day is granted on a ship underway for more than 45 days consecutively....
The 3 Sailors Everyone Hates in their Berthing

The 3 Sailors Everyone Hates in their Berthing

Berthings are our home away from home. When up to a hundred sailors are cramped together in a sleeping space, archetypes quickly form. When you’ve got some sea time under your belt, you can begin to identify the trouble children before they become trouble...
Can you be religious in the military?

Can you be religious in the military?

Religion in the military is a touchy issue. Americans are proud of the separation of church and state. Unfortunately, we haven’t always gotten it right. Beliefs run deep, and it’s often difficult to separate our beliefs from our legislation. The military,...
4 Signs Your Chief is Too Salty

4 Signs Your Chief is Too Salty

Chiefs are the saltiest sailors in the Navy. This reputation is well-earned. Being that it takes an average of 13 years to make Chief, they’re certainly in the upper echelons when it comes to raw experience. Many sailors hit their 13-year mark. Some Admirals hit...