Eternal Patrol and Sacrifice

On this day, April 10, 1963, USS Thresher (SSN-593) began a series of sea trial exercises, accompanied by the submarine escort ship Skylark. The exercises were conducted at the end of a major ship overhaul performed at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard …

The Medal of Honor

The earliest military action to be revered with a Medal of Honor award is performed by Colonel Bernard J.D. Irwin, an assistant army surgeon serving in the first major U.S.-Apache conflict on this day, Feb 13th, 1861.

COL Irwin, an …

You must be 21 years old to visit this site.

Please verify your age