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Navy Reserve Birthday

Navy Reserve Birthday

Navy Reserve Birthday The United States Navy Reserve (USNR), known as the United States Naval Reserve from 1915 to 2005, is the Reserve Component (RC) of the United States Navy. Members of the Navy Reserve, called reservists, are enrolled in the Selected Reserve (SELRES), the Individual Ready Reserve (IRR), the Full Time Support (FTS), or the Retired Reserve program. The… Read more
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Hollywood Icon and Navy WWII Veteran – Remembering Kirk Douglas

(source: Wikipedia) Kirk Douglas (born Issur Danielovitch; December 9, 1916 – February 5, 2020) was an American actor, producer, director, philanthropist and author. After an impoverished childhood with immigrant parents and six sisters, he made his film debut in The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) with Barbara Stanwyck. Douglas soon developed into a leading box-office star throughout the 1950s,… Read more

Marine Corps Reserve (USMCR) Birthday

USMCR (Marine Corps Reserve) Birthday The Marine Forces Reserve (MARFORRES or MFR) (also known as the United States Marine Corps Reserve (USMCR) and the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve) is the reserve force of the United States Marine Corps. It is the largest command in the U.S. Marine Corps. The mission of Marine Forces Reserve is to augment and reinforce… Read more
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Seabees Birthday

Seabees Birthday United States Naval Construction Battalions, better known as the Seabees, form the Naval Construction Force (NCF) of the United States Navy. Their nickname is a heterograph of the first initials “C.B.” from the words Construction Battalion. Depending upon the use of the word, “Seabee” can refer to one of three things: all the enlisted personnel in the USN’s… Read more
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Happy 102nd Birthday to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve (USMCR)

Click here to view businesses owned by Marine Corp Veterans Click here to read USMC and USMCR Military Quotes The Marine Forces Reserve (MARFORRES or MFR) (also known as the United States Marine Corps Reserve (USMCR) and the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve) is the reserve force of the United States Marine Corps. It is the largest command in the… Read more

8/29/2017 Marks the 101th Birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve (USMCR)

Click here to view businesses owned by Marine Corp Veterans Click here to read USMC and USMCR Military Quotes The Marine Forces Reserve (MARFORRES or MFR) (also known as the United States Marine Corps Reserve (USMCR) and the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve) is the reserve force of the United States Marine Corps. It is the largest command in the… Read more
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Happy 241st Birthday United States Navy!

Click here to view businesses owned by U.S. Navy Veterans (and active duty/reservists) Click here to view USN military quotes Click here to view famous veterans Click here to view the history of the USN and anniversaries On Friday, October 13, 1775, meeting in Philadelphia, the Continental Congress voted to fit out two sailing vessels, armed with ten carriage guns,… Read more