1942 - U-656 becomes the first German submarine of World War II to be sunk by Naval air (VP-82).
1899 - Act of Congress creates the rank Admiral of the Navy for George Dewey.
1776 - First amphibious landing operation. Continental naval squadron under Commodore Esek Hopkins lands Sailors and Marines, commanded by Captain Samuel Nicholas, on New Providence Island in the Bahamas, capturing urgently-needed ordnance and gunpowder.
1871 - Navy Medical Corps established
1942 - Name "Seabees" and insignia officially authorized
1960 - USS Kearsarge (CVS-33) rescues 4 Russian soldiers from their landing craft 1,000 miles from Midway Island, which was drifting several weeks after their engine failed off Kamchatka Peninsula
1945 - Iwo Jima declared secure
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Our Next Meeting
Our next meeting is on April 15, 2017 at 9:30 AM at American Legion, Malcolm Jeffrey Post 465, 1441 N. Grant, Columbus (corner of 9th St. and Grant Ave.) . We meet on the 3rd Saturday of each month.
Join us and the Bellau Wood Detachment of the Marine Corps League for breakfast at the TeeJay Country Place (corner of High St & Morse Rd, Columbus) every Saturday starting at 8:00 AM (just before our meeting on the 3rd Saturday) for good fellowship and great discussions.