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Just six months ago, Escambia County's ambitious plan to develop a 601-acre Santa Rosa County site and swap it for the Navy's helicopter training field in Beulah seemed a near hopeless endeavor.
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Was that a dream? Or the half-heard punch line to a joke? The Dallas Maritime Museum, they said.
Bacon was a 17-year-old Navy seaman second class, just awake and alone at his post at Oahu's Kaneohe Bay Naval Air Station, when the first wave of Japanese fighters and bombers approached 72 years ago today.
Today is the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor that launched the United States into World War II.
Though 70 years have clouded some memories, Florida's Robert W. Holmquist still vividly recalls the "click" made by Japanese depth charges before they exploded.
Vice President Joe Biden was busy shuttling this week from Japan to China, trying to defuse tensions over a new air-defense zone that China has set up over disputed islands in the East China Sea.
Deployed from the submerged submarine USS Providence, the XFC unmanned aircraft is vertically launched from a 'Sea Robin' launch vehicle.
SHREVEPORT, La. -- You could hardly escape reminders of it during World War II. And over the course of decades since, Dec. 7 has meant one thing to generations of Americans: But that message has become muted over the past few years by the thinning of the ranks of the men and women who survived the assault that Sunday morning on U.S. military ... (more)
Joe Paull/jpaull@ledger-enquirerDixie Harris, a veteran of Pearl Harbor, looks at some old newspapers reporting the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
In this Dec. 7, 1941 file photo provided by the U.S. Navy, sailors stand among wrecked airplanes at Ford Island Naval Air Station as they watch the explosion of the USS Shaw in the background, during the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Sailors from Hampton Roads are likely to keep steaming east to the Persian Gulf for some time to come, playing a critical role in keep sea lanes open through the Strait of Hormuz that links the oil-rich area to the rest of the world, Sen. Tim Kaine said Friday, during a break in a visit to the region.
Background: In the C-141 at the time, there was a three-position switch on the right side of the yoke.
There was never any question in Tim Thomson's mind. He knew he was going to grow up to become a naval aviator.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. Ship's Sponsor Susan Ford Bales, daughter of President Gerald R. Ford, christens the Navy's newest aircraft carrier, Pre-Commissioning Unit Gerald R. Ford during a ceremony at Huntington Ingalls Newport News Shipbuilding.
From concept to fleet demonstration, this idea took less than six years to produce results at significant cost savings when compared to traditional programs often taking decades to produce results.
The Royal Navy's amphibious aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious arrived in the Philippines on 25 November, 2013, after a short stop in Singapore to load up 500 tonnes of humanitarian aid under the direction of the UK Department for International Development .