USS Missouri The Mighty Mo

She was born in a war and survived number of major US Military naval engagements where she arrived in Tokyo Harbor ending World War Two. She is the USS Missouri BB-63 and she is called Mighty Mo. Her motto "Strength for Freedom" was a resounding call heard across the...

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What in the world is a Shellback?

What in the world is a Shellback?

Shellback Certificate Ever wonder what a Shellback is? If you have served aboard a United States Navy warship either on the surface with an Arleigh Burke Destroyer or below the oceans layers on a Virginia Attack Submarine you may have heard the familiar terms passed...

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Battleship

A battleship is a large armored warship with a main battery consisting of large caliber guns. Some of these guns were as large as 18" and fired a shell the size of a Volkswagon over 20 miles and beyond the horizon. During the late 19th and early 20th centuries the...

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US Navy Birthday Ball

Naval History and Heritage Command A 13 October 1775 resolution of the Continental Congress established what is now and has become the United States Navy with “a swift sailing vessel, to carry ten carriage guns, and a proportionable number of swivels, with eighty men,...

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Arleigh Burke

Arleigh Burke

From an incredible United States Admiral to an American warship named in his honor and one that has served both honorably and with distinction as one of the most powerful and deadliest of seagoing warships in history. From Admiral Arleigh Burke to the Arleigh Burke...

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Top 10 Navy Gifts Under $25

Top 10 Navy Gifts Under $25

Top 10 Navy Gifts Under $25   Every time you look up there is new holiday around the corner. Starting the year off is usually Valentines Day (Unless there is a birthday or two beforehand), then of course you have Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Anniversaries,...

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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, struggle to...

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