Messages of Thanks for our U.S. Navy Sailors’ Service and Sacrifice

This Thanksgiving and everyday, we’re thankful for our Sailors who are serving around the world, around the clock to protect and defend America… thankful for their families who serve at home… thankful for our veterans who have stood the watch… and we’re thankful for everyone who supports them. Thank you! We asked our Facebook fans what they’re thankful for …

USS Illinois Joins U.S. Navy’s Silent Service

Our newest Virginia class submarine, USS Illinois (SSN 786), joined our fleet when it was commissioned Oct. 29 at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut.   Experience the ceremony below that was attended by more than 2,500 people and learn these five things you need to  know about the boat. .@CNORichardson: Around the globe, #USNavy …