Tag Archives: United States Navy

Just Too Cool: The Navy’s Forest

Did you know that the US Navy has its own forest in Indiana? Here is a spiffing piece (originally at Military.com) I found at Task & Purpose. Why the Navy manages its own private white oak forest Maintaining a forest for … Continue reading

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An altar set up at sea

From time to time, I give you updates from a Navy friend CDR Johnson, who is chaplain on USS FORD, which is being put through its paces. Today (happy B-Day Marines – ‘rah), after he saw one of my masthead … Continue reading

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Blue Angels getting a make over

Have you ever seen the US Navy’s Blue Angels?   They won’t be the same again, after today.  They are making a change! From the Navy Times: Blue Angels to make final flight in the legacy F/A/-18 Hornet as they transition … Continue reading

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Happy #NavyDay !

Today is Navy Day, which is not to be confused with observance of the Birthday of the Navy on 13 October. As it turns out, Navy Day derives in part from the birthday of the once Assistant Secretary of the … Continue reading

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@MilArchUSA Archbp. Broglio Responds to US Navy Decision to Cancel Catholic Priest Contracts

UPDATE 9 Sept 2020: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 09-09-2020 Archbishop Timothy Broglio Expresses Gratitude for U.S. Navy Decision to Retain Contracts with Catholic Priests Navy reverses decision to cancel priest contracts at Naval Bases Coronado and Ventura County and Naval Support … Continue reading

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URGENT: Archbp. Broglio of @MilArchUSA on Navy Prohibiting Participation in Off-Base Religious Services 

I have been sitting on this and sitting on this and sitting on this…. Finally… From Archbishop Broglio of the Archdiocese for the Military Services: Archbishop Broglio Issues Statement on U.S. Naval Orders Prohibiting Participation in Off-Base Religious Services Is … Continue reading

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US Navy Chaplains: the devil to pay and no pitch hot

I am sure this will inspire men who want to be priests and chaplains in the United States Navy, who are also the chaplains for the Marines. From The Navy Times with my emphases: Once the military’s ban on gays … Continue reading

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