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USS Dorie Miller

Post by Bestoutwest » Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:18 am

Here's an interesting video about the naming of the next aircraft carrier in the US Navy.


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Re: USS Dorie Miller

Post by greybeard » Tue Jan 21, 2020 12:05 am

For many of us that were in the military (especially the US Navy) Doris Miller's story is very well known. The Navy Cross is the 2nd highest award in the Navy, 2nd only to the CMO.
Having a ship of the line carry his name for years to come is an honor for the ship and ship's company.
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