A private group called History Flight has used ground-penetrating radar to find the remains. “520 of the Marines and Corpsmen who died on Tarawa are still listed as MIA. A private group called History Flight, which is based out of Marathon, Florida, has used ground-penetrating radar to find the remains of some 139 Marines. On […]Read More They Finally Found The Remains Of 132 American Marines On A Small Pacific Island | The Veterans Site Blog
KATHMANDU, Nepal (Jan. 10, 2019) Adm. Phil Davidson, commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, participates in an honors ceremony at the Nepali army headquarters. This is Davidson’s first visit to Nepal as commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Robin W. Peak/Released) 190110-N-WY954-0019Read More Adm. Phil Davidson participates in an honors ceremony at the Nepali army headquarters.
This photo shows the previous configuration. The aft Miser Tower had the WSC-2 SATCOM System. The main superstructure had the SPS-48 3D Radar. Forward of the Bridge the Rotateable Log Periodic Antenna (RLPA) tower and antenna are visible. Farther forward is the Discone/Discage ‘Beer Can” is seen. Port and Starboard midships were the BPDMS Launchers […]Read More USS BLUE RIDGE LCC-19
USS Whitfield County (LST-1169), previously USS LST-1169, was a United States Navy landing ship tank (LST) in commission from 1954 to 1973 which saw service in the Atlantic, Caribbean, and Pacific and saw action in the Vietnam War. Arriving at Dong Tarn on 8 May 1969, she there relieved Windham County as support landing ship tank for River Assault Flotilla 1, Task Force 117. […]Read More USS WHITFIELD COUNTY LST-1169