Tag: Navy

75th Anniversary of D-Day

Seventy-five years ago today, on June 6, 1944, Allied soldiers taking part in the D-Day invasion of World War II were encouraged by the words of General Dwight D. Eisenhower, who stated: The eyes of the world are upon you. More than 160,000 Allied troops were supported by over 5,000 ships and 13,000 aircraft, fighting […]

Rest In Peace Jeremiah Denton

Former Alabama Senator and war hero, Admiral Jeremiah Denton – recipient of the Navy Cross for his valor – died at 89 years old. As a prisoner of war for 7 1/2 years in North Vietnam, he declared his loyalty to the U.S. government during a 1966 interview for what was supposed to be a […]