Navy: Ship Naming

“You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.” – Rabindranath Tagore Prior to 1819, Continental and early federal Navy ships derived their names from a variety of sources. From full battleships to schooners, they ran a gamut of personal names, traits and locations: American institutions and ideals: Congress, Independence Heroes […]

FYI Magazine – Summer 2020

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MWR Star – Haider Aljubouri

MWR Star is an initiative to recognize exemplary employees in MWR. People who go above and beyond to assist MWR customers and their co-workers. One individual is chosen monthly to be featured as our star, spotlighting details about themselves and their position within MWR. 1. How long have you worked for MWR? I started working […]

“Chesty” Puller

“All right, they’re on our left, they’re on our right, they’re in front of us, they’re behind us…they can’t get away this time.” Born on June 26, 1898, in West Point, Virginia, Lewis Burwell “Chesty” Puller was inspired to join the service after listening to many tales of the military while growing up. Graduating high […]

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