The right door gunner of a Navy armed gunship prepared for a firing run over a Viet Cong ambush site in the Mekong Delta. The helicopter was answering a distress call from the burning river patrol boat (PBR) which had been hit by recoilless rifle fire m
Naval Reserve Captain Edmond J. Moran receives urgent and specific instructions from Supreme Allied Commander Europe General Dwight D Eisenhower on board the destroyer USS Thompson after D-Day. The general ordered Moran back to the United States for more supplies and equipment to keep the invasion going. Photo courtesy of Edmond J. Moran, Jr.
Yeoman First Class Joy Bright Hancock, 1918. Her naval career spanned both World Wars and culminated in her assignment as the third director of the Waves. She retired from the Navy in the rank of Captain.
Five Sullivan Brothers from the USS Juneau (CL-52) at commissioning ceremonies in New York Navy Yard, on 14 February 1942. All were killed in action when the ship sank in November, 1942. From left to right: Joseph, Francis, Albert, Madison, and George
'Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.' (Peter Drucker, 1909-2005).// The bridge of the USS Newark, most likely between 1891-93, presents a very workmanlike and professional scene. With the exception of the sin
VAdm. Marc A. Mitscher, an early naval aviator and commanding officer of the carrier Hornet during the Doolittle raid on Japan in April 1942 and the Battle of Midway in June 1942, was Commander Task Force 38 during the Battle of Leyte Gulf. See Cutler,