navy

"A good Navy is not a provocation to war. It is the surest guaranty of peace." - Theodore Roosevelt

Johnson Bernarda month ago
Things to Consider When Deciding Whether to Join the Navy
No matter if it's for the Navy, Marine Corps, Army, or beyond, joining any single branch of the military is no easy task, and neither is what follows if you actually get cleared for basic. As when joi...
Rowan Marley2 months ago
Largest Naval Bases in the World
If there's one thing that America really, truly seems to love, it's showing off how much we spend on our military. Over the years, our military has become one of the most powerful in the world—and has...
j sdf3 months ago
How I Joined the US Navy
Ever since I was a little girl, I always knew that one day I was going to join the military. My grandfather was a huge inspiration to me. He was in the army for 20 years and he would always tell me th...
Kristin Jones4 months ago
Hello, Bootcamp
We talked about it six months prior. I had six months to mentally and physically prepare myself. I knew what I was getting myself into and that it would be hard. Every day for six months I knew Decemb...
Kyrabe Stories4 months ago
Navy: My First Man Overboard Experience
I was a part of a helicopter squadron attached to the U.S.S Dwight D. Eisenhower aircraft carrier. Our motto was, “We Rescue. We Protect. We Deliver.” I never thought about how much weight those words...
A Christmas Surprise
I'm a Canadian Military Navy spouse. My hubby-to-be has been away training for the past five months, and in that time I've seen him less than 13 days total (a day and a half at a time). Talk about a l...
Carly Spaulding5 months ago
Life as a Navy Wife
So I’ve been with my husband for a total of 9 years. We met during my sophomore year, his junior year, of high school and after he graduated he joined the military. Then I graduated and a year after t...
Kameron Williams5 months ago
Z Day Chronicles: Genesis (Pt. 6)
Commander David Miller led Jake, Dylan, and Cassandra to the Norfolk Naval Base, which has now been set up as a refugee camp. There were hundreds of survivors that had taken sanctuary there. Lines of ...
Kameron Williams6 months ago
Z Day Chronicles: Genesis (Pt. 5)
As the remaining group watched the cruise liner sail away on the Atlantic, they overheard the Emergency Broadcasting Station on a nearby radio: "The following message is from the Norfolk Emergency Ser...
Kameron Williams6 months ago
Z Day Chronicles: Genesis (Pt. 4)
"Officer Lancaster to Dispatch, do you copy?" Jake woke up from his slumber, overhearing Officer Lancaster making an attempt to get in touch with the police station. "This is Officer Arnold Lancaster,...
Kameron Williams6 months ago
Z Day Chronicles: Genesis (Pt. 3)
Jake and Cassandra arrived at Chic’s Beach as the graduation party became more frantic with excitement. Graduates from Christopher Newport, along with other colleges all across the Hampton area, showe...
Kameron Williams6 months ago
Z Day Chronicles: Genesis (Pt. 2)
Jake quickly shot up out of bed. He started breathing heavily, and he was sweating profusely in a puddle trapped between the white sheets of his king size bed. "Two years," Jake thought. "Two years si...
Kameron Williams6 months ago
Z Day Chronicles: Genesis
Jake Riley woke up at Camp Lemonnier. He checked the time on his watch, which was laying on the desk next to his bunk: 0330. He then sat up and laid his feet on the matted floor. After rubbing his sti...
Lyndsie Jines6 months ago
I Couldn’t Cut it, and That’s Okay
In high school they push the idea on you that you just have to absolutely know what you want to do with the rest of your life, instilling the idea that there is no time to not know. After high school,...
Glenn Bushinski7 months ago
How Much Do Navy SEALs Make?
Joining the Navy SEAL program is a status symbol in its own right. It shows that you are the best that America has to offer in terms of physical fitness, intelligence, and attitude. The benefits of be...
Rowan Marley7 months ago
How to Become a Navy SEAL
A Navy SEAL is a Special Warfare Operator who is literally capable of handling anything and everything that could be thrown on them. They are trained for land, sea, and air — and are regularly deploye...
Glenn Bushinski7 months ago
What Does 'Navy SEAL' Stand For?
The Navy SEALs are America's elite, and to a point, they've transcended the regular ranks of soldiers to become pop culture icons. It's the dream team. They stand for everything awesome about America'...
Althea Luce7 months ago
To My Cousin
When I was younger, I lived in the States – The United States of America. The war in Iraq was very real in my grade five mind, and I respected and was in awe of the military. They risked their lives e...