Naval History and Heritage Command Story Archive

Navy Surveys the North Sea for Links to the Toughness of its Past  (9 September 2016)
A multinational group of Sailors and scientists from a variety commands, organizations and militaries searched for the wreckage of Revolutionary War ship Bonhomme Richard, Sept. 2-9.
Navy Scientist Named Outstanding Maritime Archaeologist  (6 October 2016)
A Naval History and Heritage Command underwater archaeologist was presented a Ben Brenman Archeology in Alexandria Award for 2016 at a city council meeting Oct. 5.
National Museum of the U.S. Navy Celebrates Artist Tom Freeman's Legacy  (14 October 2016)
In celebration of the Navy's 241st birthday, the National Museum of the U.S. Navy hosted a grand opening of an exhibit featuring the art of a world-renowned painter Oct. 13.
Navy Releases Official Logo for 75th Anniversary of WWII  (29 November 2016)
The Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) released a logo to kick off its commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the U.S. Navy's experiences in World War II, officials announced Nov. 29.
Historic Vestal Bell Helps Commemorate Pearl Harbor Anniversary  (7 December 2016)
The Director of Navy Staff hosted the Pentagon's 75th anniversary commemoration ceremony of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 6.
Navy Releases History of its Roles in Defense Reform  (22 December 2016)
The Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) released on its website an internally prepared paper summarizing defense reform and changes in the Navy's roles and authorities throughout its history, officials announced Dec. 22, 2016.
Navy Combat Art: Capturing What the Camera Cannot  (30 December 2016)
At the Washington Navy Yard there is an art studio through which classical music and bright light reverberate. The space inspires focus and passion in the two Navy combat artists who work there and who recount with the delicate movement of brushes across canvas their most recent naval adventures.
Deadline for OPNAV-Directed Command Operations Report Fast Approaching  (9 February 2017)
The time is now! Maybe not this very minute, but the time is fast approaching for commands to submit an annual Command Operations Report (COR), due each year by March 1.
US Navy Completes Review of Initial Survey Data from World War II Cruiser Wreck Site  (13 February 2017)
The Naval History and Heritage Command has completed a review of initial data acquired from a multi-beam sonar survey of the wreck of World War II cruiser USS Houston (CA 30), Navy officials announced Feb. 13.
Navy Historian Speaks on African American Heritage at Wilson Center   (23 February 2017)
A historian with the Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) attended and spoke at a special seminar for African American/Black History Month at the Wilson Center, Feb. 23.
CNO Essay Contest: How Do You Think History Can Help Us Today?  (2 March 2017)
"How can history inform our maritime strategy today?" Your answer to that question may be the basis for an entry in the Chief of Naval Operations 2017 Naval History Essay Contest, recently announced in NAVADMIN 024/17.
Submission Deadline for CNO's History Essay Contest Nears  (3 May 2017)
The June 30 deadline is rapidly approaching for the Chief of Naval Operations' (CNO) 2017 Naval History Essay Contest.
Memorial Day Observance Ceremony Adds Names to Pensacola Vietnam Wall  (29 May 2017)
A special unveiling of 140 names being added to the Vietnam Memorial Wall South was the highlight of the annual Memorial Day Observance Ceremony, May 28, 2017, at the Pensacola Veterans Memorial Park.
As Restoration Nears Completion, Old Ironsides Returns to Boston Harbor  (24 July 2017)
After a two-year restoration at historic Dry Dock 1 at Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston National Historical Park, America's oldest commissioned warship, USS Constitution was refloated July 23.
Researchers Announce Wreckage from USS Indianapolis Located  (19 August 2017)
A team of civilian researchers led by entrepreneur and philanthropist Paul G. Allen has announced they have found the wreck of the World War II cruiser USS Indianapolis (CA 35), which was lost July 30, 1945.

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