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USS Gravely Commissioning
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 11/21/2010 - 7:57pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 11/20/2010 - 4:27pm.READ MORE:
After three years of building, a week of celebrations and the largest commissioning ceremony a Navy Destroyer has ever seen, the USS Gravely is ready for action. Full story...
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 11/19/2010 - 6:49pm.READ MORE:
The USS Gravely is not the only thing named after Adm. Samuel Gravely. There's also a school where he lived in Northern Virginia. Full story...
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Thu, 11/18/2010 - 6:28pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 11/18/2010 - 4:38pm.READ MORE:
During a lunch hosted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, sailors young and old compared military life. They found both similarities and differences. Full story...
Submitted by Nadine Maeser on Wed, 11/17/2010 - 4:37pm.READ MORE:
Imagine spending months away at sea. Away from your friends. Away from your family. That life is reality for men and women serving our country every day, but the naval destroyer Gravely is fully equipped to help sailors feel a little more at home. Full story...
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 11/16/2010 - 7:15pm.READ MORE:
Gravely was the first African American to be commissioned in the US Navy, the first to command a Navy ship and the first fleet commander. Melanie Higgins served as the admiral's top aide during his last tour of duty in 1980. Full story...
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Mon, 11/15/2010 - 8:59pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Hailey Winslow on Sun, 11/14/2010 - 8:40pm.READ MORE:
Today was perfect weather to tour the USS Gravely (DDG 107), docked at the Port of Wilmington until Monday, November 22. If you don't have a ticket, you're out of luck. Full story...