On March 3 1915, the Naval Reserve was officially established. It was the vision of Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels and his assistant, future President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Explore the firsts, achievements and successes in this graphic showcasing 100 years of the U.S. Navy Reserve.
NSA New Orleans, LA - Naval Support Activity New Orleans is the host for the Headquarters of the nation’s Marine Corps Reserve forces and a portion of its Navy Reserve forces. Our .925 sterling silver charm of the fleur-de-lis with purple and green enamel celebrates the symbol the Louisianans use to celebrate their French heritage.
This Is Why the US Navy Is the Most Formidable Naval Force In the World
Here's a rare sight: four out of the ten Nimitz-class aircraft carriers—the largest warships ever built—plus an Enterprise-class carrier docked together. They are resting at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, which coincidentally is the largest naval base in the world. Look at all that engineering and firepower. And it's only half of the Nimitz fleet!
Tony Curtis (né Bernard Schwartz) (1925-2010) Signalman 3rd Class, U.S. Navy 1942-45 WW II. He served on the submarine tender USS Proteus (AS-19). He was aboard when the Proteus entered Tokyo Bay where, through binoculars from the signal bridge, he witnessed the signing of the Japanese Document of Surrender aboard the USS Missouri. Of his many movies he is best remembered for playing the title role in “Houdini” (1953), and as Joe in “Some Like It Hot” (1959).
Montel Brian Anthony Williams (born July 3, 1956) first enlisted in the Marine Corps, accepted into the Naval Academy, became the first black enlisted marine to complete and graduate both the Academy Prep School and Annapolis. He serve as a naval intelligence officer, specializing in languages, spent three years aboard submarines, and retired after 22 years of service as a Lieutenant Commander in the US Navy Reserve.