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    Mystery of Flight 19

    John Bloom talked about the disappearance of five TBM Avenger torpedo bombers during a 1945 training mission and showed items related to the 14 men who lost their lives. The…

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    Naval Air Station Fort Lauderdale Museum

    John Bloom gave a tour of the only remaining building that was once part of Naval Air Station Fort Lauderdale and spoke about its history. He talked about how the base was used for…

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    Book Discussion on Another Great Day at Sea

    Geoff Dyer talked about his book, Another Great Day at Sea: Life Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush, about his experiences while living aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush. …

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    Future of U.S. Navy

    Navy Secretary Ray Mabus talked about the budgetary and resource challenges facing U.S. maritime services. He said that one of the advantages of using drones is that they get to areas…

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    Navy Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request

    Navy Secretary Raymond Mabus, Naval Operations Chief Admiral John Greenert, and Marine Corps Commandant General Joseph Dunford testified at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the…

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    History of the USS Lexington

    F.W. “Rocco” Montesano gave a tour of the USS Lexington, an Essex-class aircraft carrier that was the oldest working carrier in the U.S. Navy before it was decommissioned in…

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    Naval Air Station Corpus Christi

    Norman Delaney and Captain Steve Banta talked about Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, at one time the largest pilot training facility in the world. Commissioned just eight months…

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    Navy Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request Briefing

    Rear Admiral William Lescher, the Navy’s deputy assistant secretary for the budget, briefed Pentagon reporters on his branch’s fiscal year 2016 budget request.

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    Aircraft Carriers and Maritime Strategy

    Two retired Navy officers, Commander Bryan McGrath and Captain Jerry Hendrix, debated the effectiveness and efficiency of aircraft carriers for maritime defense strategy for the U.S.…

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    Book Discussion on Navy Crazy

    Michael Aaron Rockland talked about his book, Navy Crazy, about his experiences as a Navy medic taking care of U.S. Navy and Marine mental patients in Yokosuka, Japan, in the mid-1950s.…

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    U.S. Navy in World War I

    Lee Craig, author of Josephus Daniels: His Life and Times, talked about the World War I secretary of the Navy and the U.S. Navy’s wartime role. He responded to telephone calls…

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    East Coast of the U.S. During World War I

    Maritime archeologist Joseph Hoyt talked about discoveries of the many World War I actions that took place off the East Coast of the United States. The MacArthur Memorial’s 2014 World…

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    Book Discussion on First SEALs

    Patrick O’Donnell talked about his book, First SEALs: The Untold Story of the Forging of America’s Most Elite Unit, in which he recounts the beginnings of the U.S. Navy SEALs,…

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    Navy Operations and Strategy

    U.S. Navy Admiral Jonathan Greenert talked about the future of maritime strategy, including activities in the Asia-Pacific region and the Air-Sea Battle concept. After his remarks he…

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    1944 Naval Battle of Leyte Gulf

    James Hornfischer talked about the role of Commander Ernest Evans and his destroyer, the USS Johnston, during the 1944 Battle of Leyte Gulf. The ship was sunk during the battle, and…

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    Naval Warfare in the American Revolution

    Dennis Conrad talked about America’s naval heritage and the changes in the nature of naval warfare during the American Revolution. Mr. Conrad also described how ships from…

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    U.S. Navy Launching Missiles Against Terrorists in Syria

    This Defense Department video showed Tomahawk land-attack missiles being launched from the USS Arleigh Burke and the USS Philippine Sea against terrorist targets in Syria. The U.S.…

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    American Navy's Role in the Revolutionary war

    Tim McGrath talked about how the Continental Congress established the Navy at the dawn of the Revolutionary War. Mr. McGrath also discussed the challenges the Navy faced and a…

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    Book Discussion on In the Kingdom of Ice

    Hampton Sides talked about his book, In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette, in which he recounts the U.S. naval expedition to the North Pole in…

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    Book Discussion on War of the Whales

    Joshua Horwitz talked about his book, War of the Whales: A True Story, about the U.S. Navy’s submarine detection system that worked by flooding areas of the ocean with high-intensity…

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