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.
Eddie Albert, LT Last Duty Station 1942-1945, USS Sheridan(APA-51)Service Years 1941 - 1945 Last NEC/NOC Group Unknown NEC Rating Group Last Duty Station 1942-1945, USS Sheridan(APA-51)
The war is over and US forces are being demobilized back to peacetime status. Here, 52 submarines and 4 submarine tenders of the US Navy Reserve Fleet rest in Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, circa January 1946. http://wrhstol.com/2n4jh41
Tony Curtis (né Bernard Schwartz) (1925-2010) Signalman 3rd Class, U.S. Navy Reserves 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.
3/3/17 - Happy 102 birthday, US Navy Reserve! Thank you for your service! 🇺🇸 www.battle-threads.com