Thursday, August 21, 2014

Recruiting Quote of the Day

December 12, 2012 by  
Filed under A Day in the Life, Featured, Navy News, Wendy

“The Marine Corps will make you puke, make you cry, and when that’s over, you’ll be sent to the most miserable, dangerous, godforsaken place on the planet. So let me ask you: Why should I let you join my corps?” New York Times Magazine November 2, 2008 Pg. MM66 My Marine By Kate Braestrup My [...]

FY12 CPO Selection Board List

August 1, 2011 by  
Filed under A Day in the Life, Bloggers, Favorites, Navy News, News, Wendy

Photo Credit: MCC Johnny Bivera / Navy The 3,532 active-duty petty officers first class selected for promotion will join the chiefs’ mess this September. Via the Navy Times – we love the Navy Times Here is THE List. — The Navy Times Posted : Monday Aug 1, 2011 14:47:16 EDT The Navy released the results [...]

Welcome home daddy

November 6, 2010 by  
Filed under Bloggers, Deployment, Featured, Navy News, News, Wendy

101101-N-7191M-063 YOKOSUKA, Japan (Nov. 1, 2010) Chief Hospital Corpsman David Stanfield greets his wife and newborn son on the pier shortly after the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) returned to Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan. George Washington departed her forward-deployed port in May and is returning for a short holiday break between her [...]

Women on Subs

October 21, 2010 by  
Filed under Bloggers, Megan, Navy News

This controversal topic is bound to come up time and time again before and after the hand-picked JO’s arrive at their assigned boats.  So why don’t I just join in on the multitude of blog posts now on the subject.   Last night I attended an All hands, base wide, last-minute, super secret (ok not really), discussion about [...]

Fall Fun and USS New Mexico Change of Command Highlights

October 20, 2010 by  
Filed under Navy News, News, Podcast / Radio Show

Join us for a new episode! We are catching up since our last show, highlighting some current events, talking Fall Fun, plus an interview (minute 45:30) with the new CO of the USS New Mexico (SSN779), George Perez, Jr., Liz Perez and Dick Brown, Chairman of the USS New Mexico’s Commissioning Committee. Join us! Click [...]

Newborn Babies Pier Side – Welcome Home Daddy

April 28, 2010 by  
Filed under Bloggers, Navy News, News, Wendy

Life on the homefront has many challenges.  One that ranks #1 is having to give birth while your service member is at sea / deployed.  When I try to wrap my brain around what that experience would be like, my brain starts to hurt.  These women are so brave, courageous and truly an inspiration to [...]

Servicemembers on Air Force One!

November 13, 2008 by  
Filed under Bloggers, Jenn, Navy News

Recently, the 2007 Coast Guard’s Enlisted Person of the Year, Machinery Technician Second Class Christopher Hutto, along with four other servicemembers from different branches, flew on Air Force One with President Bush. Apparently, this has never happened before, except for servicemembers who were formally attached to the President’s detail. The servicemembers along with MK2 Hutto were, Sergeant [...]

USS New Hampshire (SSN 778)

October 29, 2008 by  
Filed under Navy News, Wendy

081025-N-6553L-022 KITTERY, Maine (Oct. 25, 2008) Crewmembers of the Virginia-class attack submarine USS New Hampshire (SSN 778) line the boat during the commissioning ceremony at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. More than 3,500 people were in attendance at the ceremony, held at the Navy’s first shipyard. New Hampshire is the fifth Virginia-class submarine, the first major U.S. [...]

WWII Submarine found

October 5, 2008 by  
Filed under Megan, Navy News, This day in history

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii – The Navy has confirmed the wreckage of a sunken vessel found last year off the Aleutian Islands is that of the USS Grunion, which disappeared during World War II. Underwater video footage and pictures captured by an expedition hired by sons of the commanding officer, Lt. Cmdr. Mannert L. Abele, allowed [...]

PBS’ CARRIER Join Us 9/9 9pmET

Listen to internet radio with Navy Wife Radio on BlogTalkRadio   This Tuesday 9/9 at 9pmET we welcome two “cast” members from PBS’ CARRIER. You don’t want to miss this show LIVE! Here are the details: From NavyWifeRadio.com Tuesday 9 September 08 – CARRIER | PBS Special | Chris Altice and Christian Garzone – The [...]

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