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US Navy Identifies Escort Carrier Sunk By Japanese Kamikaze In World War II

USS Ommaney Bay (CVE-79) at sea

The Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) has confirmed the location of the wreck of the USS Ommaney Bay (CVE-79) in the Sulu Sea, off…

Royal Navy Submarine Buried Beneath British Park? Experts Say It’s Likely

Aerial view of Coronation Park, Dartmouth + SMS S17 at sea + HMS E1 at sea

There’s long been an urban legend surrounding Dartmouth’s Coronation Park, which states a Royal Navy submarine is buried beneath the green space. Residents of the…

Impressive 24,000 Visitors Attend TANKFEST 2023

Clare Fitzgerald
TANKFEST 2023 attendees walking past a row of tanks

The Tank Museum in Bovington, United Kingdom is celebrating an incredibly successful TANKFEST 2023. With 24,000 people visiting the institution between June 23-25, the annual…

‘Philadelphia 15’ Exonerated 83 Years After Exposing Racism Within the US Navy

Clare Fitzgerald
USS Philadelphia (CL-41) at sea

The Department of the Navy (DoN) has announced the exoneration of 15 African-American sailors known as the “Philadelphia 15.” The group, who were assigned to…

Veterans Responsible for Cleanup of 1966 Nuclear Incident Dealt Blow By US Supreme Court

Ship crewmen standing around a hydrogen bomb

A blow has been dealt against the group of veterans behind a class-action suit aimed at the Department of Veterans Affairs. The group, led by…

100-Year-Old D-Day Veteran Shares His Experiences On Popular TikTok Account

Portrait of Jake Larson

TikTok isn’t just a place for fun dance trends and story times that get a bit too TMI (too much information). It’s since grown into…

US Military Veterans Traveling from California to Arctic Circle In Model A Ford

Clare Fitzgerald
Aerial view of Tuktoyaktuk + Model A Ford

Two US military veterans in their 70s have announced they’ll be embarking on the journey of a lifetime in a 1931 Model A Ford. Jay…

Destroyed Dam In Ukraine Reveals Skulls Dating Back to WWII

Clare Fitzgerald
Skull lying in the dirt

The Kakhovka Dam has been in the news as of late, over allegations the Russian military was behind its collapse on June 6, 2023. Along…

Retired Soldiers ‘Strenuously Object’ to Removal of Confederate Names from National Ranger Memorial

75th Ranger Regiment personnel standing in front of the National Ranger Memorial

Over 100 retired US Army Rangers have signed a letter to Congress, in which they “strenuously object to the defacement and desecration of the National…

US Navy Releases Photos, Video of Chinese Warship Harassing American Destroyer In the Taiwan Strait

Clare Fitzgerald
Luyang III (DDG-132) transiting near the USS Chung-Hoon (DDG-93) in the Taiwan Strait

The US Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) has released photos and video of a Chinese warship performing dangerous maneuvers near the USS Chung-Hoon (DDG-93) while the vessel…

The Tank Museum and American Heritage Museum Team Up for One-Of-a-Kind Tank Experience

Tiger 131 driving around a dirt track

The Tank Museum in Bovington, United Kingdom and the American Heritage Museum in Hudson, Massachusetts have teamed up to offer military historians and fanatics a…

Pentagon Bans Drag Shows On US Military Bases

Clare Fitzgerald
Entrance to Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada

The Department of Defense has announced drag shows will no longer be allowed to occur on US military bases, calling the events “not a suitable…