The Blue Angels, an elite flight squad of the U.S. Navy, are taking to the skies of Fort Worth this weekend for the Air Power Expo at the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth.
As it turns out, the Blue Angels won’t be performing this October at the Fort Worth Alliance Air Show in Fort Worth. Federal budget cuts have prompted the Navy to cancel the remaining portion of the Blue Angels 2013 season.
More than 2,000 people are gathering at Pearl Harbor on Friday to mark the 71st anniversary of the Japanese attack that killed thousands of people and launched the United States into World War II.
Tim Kisor stares blankly at times. He’ll tell you all he’s thinking about his brother Clayton Beauchamp. On Tuesday, the Navy Corpsman’s family found out that he was killed after an IED went off in Afghanistan.
The official anchor dedication ceremony for the USS Fort Worth was held today at Veterans Memorial Park. After an outpouring from leaders and residents, construction on the USS Fort Worth began in 2009, but the responsibilities don’t end with an anchor or dedication ceremony.
A 99-year-old veteran of the U.S. Navy was honored Sunday with a special ceremony in Plano.
A 378-foot military ship named for a North Texas city will be commissioned this fall. A ceremony is planned September 22 in Galveston to commission the USS Fort Worth.
Many Americans know about the “date that will live in infamy”. But what about the day the President of the United States was traveling aboard a U.S. battleship when the U.S. Navy fired on it?