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The U.S. Navy has announced the "NeRD," a customized e-reader for its sailors. Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc., the sole U.S. builder of aircraft carriers, At 16 % reduction so far, meeting the Navy goal is questioned. Royal Navy carrier meets Zumwalt destroyer in the Atlantic ) met with Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08) for a photo.

Naming ships after defeated enemies of the United States remains baffling to Earl J.

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Higgins, a year-old retired Navy officer, author and lawyer who wrote about the issue earlier this year. The Navy named a ballistic missile submarine after Jackson inone that was decommissioned 31 years later in Inthe Navy commissioned a submarine tender and named it Hunley.

George Dixon commanded the Confederate submarine that sank the Housatonic. He got his own submarine tender named after him when the USS Dixon was commissioned in How or why the Navy opted to name vessels after figureheads who fought the United States remains unclear.

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A Southern Poverty Law Center timeline shows a spike in schools named after the Confederacy — as well as other monuments and tributes — during the Civil Rights struggles of the s, the same decade the Navy commissioned the Lee, Jackson and Hunley.

Navy secretaries get inundated with suggested names for new ships, Higgins said, and the names may have been the result of clout held by southern U. He also said it may have been meant as an homage to the military prowess of enemies.

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Such removals elsewhere have at times metastasized into physical confrontations over what these symbols mean today and whether icons of a slave-holding past still belong in public spaces of regard. Be the first to hear about breaking news, as it happens. You'll get alerts delivered directly to your inbox each time something noteworthy happens in the Military community.

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By giving us your email, you are opting in to our Newsletter: Higgins, a year-old retired Navy officer, author and lawyer who wrote about the issue earlier this year. The Navy named a ballistic missile submarine after Jackson inone that was decommissioned 31 years later in Inthe Navy commissioned a submarine tender and named it Hunley.

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George Dixon commanded the Confederate submarine that sank the Housatonic. He got his own submarine tender named after him when the USS Dixon was commissioned in How or why the Navy opted to name vessels after figureheads who fought the United States remains unclear.

meet your navy 08