Admiral Michael Rogers is a native of Chicago and attended Auburn University, graduating in 1981 and receiving his commission via the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps.
Capt James Ayers, USMC, the first Commanding Officer of Company K, Marine Support Battalion onboard NCTC Corry Station in Pensacola, Florida was killed in action on May 26, 1967 in Vietnam. His was on his third tour to Vietnam.
On April 2, 1991, pilots reported seeing smoke and steam explosions emanating from Mount Pinatubo.
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Should you decide to read this congressional report, you will discover China has expanded their Naval forces since 2005 and the United States has contracted their Naval forces during the same period. What will be the difference between the two navies when China celebrates their 100 years as a communist nation in 2049? The Numbers don’t lie!
Please note all footnotes have been removed in this post. Continue reading “China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities—Background and Issues for Congress, Updated September 24, 2019”
The following is an open letter from Captain McGonagle, Commanding Officer of USS Liberty, to President Clinton, dated October 24, 1998. He died on March 3, 1999.
President Truman and National Security Council in October 1952 adopted most of the “Brownell Committee’s” recommendations and issued a revised version of NSCIB No. 9 on 24 October 1952.
“All nations have learned the lessons of the World War and will probably make even greater efforts to intercept and read enemy messages in the future than were made in the past…. In a war between nations of approximately equal strength, Radio Intelligence could easily become the decisive factor.” — Laurance Safford, speech, Naval Postgraduate School, 1925