"For paratroopers, hazard pay meant an extra $50 for enlisted and $100 for officers."
by Bruce Bartels
Sea Services Celebrate 243
On Sunday, October 14, residents who are Sea Service related, their spouses and guests gathered to celebrate the 243rd birthday of the U.S. Navy.
by Nancy Bartels
The Wonders of Technology
Technology is making it easier for family and friends to take part in special events without physically being there.
by R.A. Jones
A USO Show Comes to Town
The U.S. divisional headquarters advisory detachment south of the Mekong had set up shop in the departed Bank of Indochina.
by Julie Turner
Local Planner: Fort Point National Historic Site
Originally built during the Gold Rush between 1853 and 1861 by the U.S. Army Engineers, Fort Point is one of a system of forts designed to protect the San Francisco Bay.
by Jeanne Michael
True Story from the Arizona Memorial
Recently, there were many signs of trouble as the tourist boat landing area at the Arizona Memorial began crumbling away. Then came the announcement that the memorial was closing indefinitely for repairs.
by Bill Getz
Sixty-five percent of the 10,631 missions flown by the Eighth Air Force aircraft — 6,900 missions — were affected by European weather.
by Dick Spies
The Last Banzai
On August 28, our ship was honored to lead the Fleet Parade into Tokyo Bay.
by PVE Residents
Swords in the Military
The sword is said to be the emblem of military honor and should incite the bearer to a just and generous pursuit of honor and virtue.
by Bill McNamara
Red Ants and Me
After standing in a red ant pile, Resident Bill McNamara's mind quickly flashed back to his first tour in Vietnam