navy

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

How to Prepare for Joining the Navy
Joining the Navy is a huge decision for anyone to make. For most men and women making this choice, going through the enlistment process is their first experience as an adult after receiving their high...
Laney O'Hare8 days ago
The Scorned Sailor
A man had two women in his life. One of them was his beloved girlfriend, the other a longtime family friend. He cared and cherished them both. They each held a special place in his heart. However, his...
Dane Kunesa month ago
Being Jewish in the US Military
My first experience of Jewish life in the military came early, and in the form of a person: a Naval Chaplain, tasked with tending to the spiritual needs of the several hundred recruits in my barracks....
Michelle Stonea month ago
Advice About Joining the Military
A couple days ago I had a cousin that I don’t often talk to reach out to me on Facebook. After pleasantries she got to the real reason she sparked our conversation asked me if I could do her a favor. ...
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Miranda Sinclair3 months ago
Sailor Dream
On March 20th 2018, I left to RTC Great Lakes. This was the day that my longtime dreams of becoming a United States sailor began. I went through weeks of training I know everything there is to know ab...
Alix McCormick3 months ago
What I Have Learned as a New Military Wife
On April 18, 2018, my husband shipped out for boot camp to start his career in the United States Navy. I knew that day that I wouldn't be able to talk to him on a regular basis like I normally did and...
Johnson Bernard7 months 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 Marley8 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 sdf9 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 Jones10 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 Stories10 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...
Stephanie Robicheau10 months ago
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 Spauldinga year 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...
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 ...
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...
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,...
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...
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...