Oct. 13, 1775

The US Navy was born 232 years ago and nobody noticed.


HAPPY Birthday NAVY!

Just to show that I'm not a Navy snob:

June 14, 1775 - Army

Aeronautical Division, U.S. Signal Corps (August 1, 1907 to July 18, 1914)
Aviation Section, U.S. Signal Corps (July 18, 1914 to May 20, 1918)
Division of Military Aeronautics (May 20, 1918 to May 24, 1918)
U.S. Army Air Service (May 24, 1918 to July 2, 1926)
U.S. Army Air Corps (July 2, 1926 to June 20, 1941) and
U.S. Army Air Forces (June 20, 1941 to September 17, 1947)

The roots of the Coast Guard lie in the United States Revenue Cutter Service established under the Department of the Treasury in 1790.

Marine Corp - November 10, 1775