Historic Air Force Boat to be Restored

Air Force has been gifted the only remaining World War II RAAF rescue launch for the Air Force Heritage Collection. The boat was transported in February by road from Lakes Entrance, Victoria, to the History and Heritage facility at Spotswood, Victoria. Senior Air Force Curator, History and Heritage – Air Force, David Gardner, accepted the donation from its owner, Howard…

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U.S. Navy Recovers F-35C from South China Sea

U.S. 7th Fleet’s Task Force (CTF) 75 and Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) successfully retrieved the F-35C Lightning II aircraft which crashed earlier this year in the South China Sea, March 2. The F-35C Lightning II, assigned to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2, crashed while USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) was conducting routine flight operations in the South China Sea…

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Coast Guard Museum Curator Retires

“I believe that what is past is not over,” said U.S. Coast Guard Museum Curator Jen Gaudio. “History is the foundation of the present. You can trace practically anything back to the root cause and origin in the past.” The idea that history sets the context for the present is something that has motivated Gaudio throughout most of her career.…

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Navy Memorial 2022 Naval Heritage Award to Christine Fox

The United States Navy Memorial will honor American military leader Christine H. Fox with the 2022 Naval Heritage Award at the Lone Sailor Awards Dinner on September 22, 2022. The Naval Heritage Award is presented to distinguished Americans who have significantly supported the nation’s Sea Services, and whose lives and career exemplify the core value of Honor, Courage and Commitment.…

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German P-3 Deploys to Dynamic Manta ASW Exercise

Submarines are masters of camouflage. They operate covertly in a sea area and pose a threat to ships and boats. The key to success in spotting and fighting submarines is often in the air. Naval Air Base Nordholz: In the early hours of the morning, extensive preparations begin for the launch of a P-3C Orion maritime reconnaissance aircraft to Sigonella.…

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Arctic Council March 3rd Statement on Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

“Canada, the Kingdom of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, and the United States condemn Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine and note the grave impediments to international cooperation, including in the Arctic, that Russia’s actions have caused. “We remain convinced of the enduring value of the Arctic Council for circumpolar cooperation and reiterate our support for this institution and its work.…

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