Category Archives: Defense

SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic Leadership Announcement

Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic announced the selection of Ms. Ann Rideout as the SSC Atlantic Senior Scientific Technology Manager (SSTM) for Communication and Networks. In this role Rideout will provide technical strategic leadership for the development, integration and deployment of Communications and Networks (C&N) capabilities from concept through fielding. She will…
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Vietnam Veterans Day at Patriots Point

Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum will offer free admission to Vietnam veterans and their families on  Vietnam Veterans Day, Thursday, March 29.  Attached is a press release and below is a link to photos from Vietnam Veterans Day 2017. Photos: http://patriotspt.org/VietnamVeteransDay18 In addition to free admission, each Vietnam veteran who visits on March 29 will be pinned with…
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USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) To Be Commissioned In Charleston on 24 March

[caption id="attachment_30624" align="alignleft" width="214"] Private First Class Ralph H. Johnson, US Marine Corps[/caption] A Legacy of Changing Lives Private First Class Ralph H. Johnson (USMC) Ralph Johnson was born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina. When our nation called, Ralph enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in March 1967 at the age of 18.…
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Marines To Share Stories from Vietnam Battle For Hue City

On March 1 at 7 p.m., Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 26-day Vietnam War Battle for Huế (pronounced “way”) City by hosting a discussion amongst several highly-decorated Marines who fought in it. The symposium is free and will take place aboard the USS Yorktown. The symposium, titled…
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