USS Somerset: Tribute to Strength and Courage Aboard 9/11 United Flight 93

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, crew and passengers boarded United Airlines Flight 93 expecting to land in San Francisco later that day. Instead, at 10:03 a.m., Flight 93 was brought down to its final resting spot in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. The actions of the flight’s passengers prevented terrorist hijackers from reaching their destination. Gordon Felt’s brother, Ed, …

USS Somerset: Tribute to Strength and Courage Aboard 9/11 United Flight 93

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, crew and passengers boarded United Airlines Flight 93 expecting to land in San Francisco later that day. Instead, at 10:03 a.m., Flight 93 was brought down to its final resting spot in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. The actions of the flight’s passengers prevented terrorist hijackers from reaching their destination. Gordon Felt’s brother, Ed, …

9 Things to Know about the 48th Annual EOD Memorial Ceremony

By Billy Martin Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal Public Affairs In honor of the 48th Annual Explosive Ordnance Disposal Memorial Ceremony, hosted by Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal, here are nine things to know about the significance of this annual ceremony to honor our military’s fallen EOD technicians. 1) This year, the EOD community from each …

Back to the Future: Office of Naval Intelligence at 135

By Rear Adm. Robert D. Sharp Commander, Office of Naval Intelligence You can’t change the direction of the wind, but you can adjust the sails to reach your destination. The Office of Naval Intelligence, the nation’s oldest intelligence organization, has successfully navigated the tides of time and the winds of change for 135 years. Our …

10 Things to Know about USS Theodore Roosevelt’s 30 Years of Service

Happy 30th birthday, USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71)! On Oct. 25, 1986, the ship was commissioned at Newport News, Virginia. Today, CVN-71’s commanding officer Capt. Craig Clapperton shares how the toughness of the ship’s namesake reflects the ship’s crew and its strengthening of naval power at and from the sea. Here are 10 things that you should know about …