USS Missouri

Type: Organization
Name: USS Missouri
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Father’s lessons help South Valley man get shipshape

at 12:05 amRon Chavez almost broke bad.It would have been so easy. Maybe it would have taken another year hanging out in the South Valley with his tecatos and his cholos, his teenage buddies, their futures clouded with marijuana smoke, criminal records ... [Published Albuquerque Journal - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Jefferson City Possible Home To Battleship Artifact

Four Iowa Class World War II battleships were the last battleships completed for U.S. Navy service. Built in Fiscal Years 1940-41, they were longer, had more powerful engines and were faster than the preceding classes of battleships. The Iowa, New Jersey, ... [Published Benton County Enterprise - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Former USS Missouri sailors meet in Lewes

Two former USS Missouri shipmates met for the first time in Lewes, during an event that took place not far from one of three remaining 16-inch gun barrels that once were mounted on the historic battleship.Phil Saggione of Wilmington and Bob Saupee of ... [Published Cape Gazette - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Recovered uniform brings back memories to Las Vegas Marine who served in WWII

It was the sight of his Marine uniform jacket that he hadn’t seen in 54 years that rolled back the clock in Hal Loew’s mind.“There we are,” the 87-year-old World War II veteran said while he sat in his Las Vegas apartment Tuesday and used a knife to open ... [Published Las Vegas Review Journal - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Fort Miles Historical Association honors local veterans, celebrates USS Missouri

LEWES — Save for the quiet shuffling of visitors’ feet and the sporadic thunder of a battleship gun soundtrack, the cold gray corridors of Battery 519 at Fort Miles hold the quiet reserve of most museums.But on Saturday, the sounds of boisterous families ... [Published Delmarva Daily Times - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Crosby HS band performs in Hawaii

The Big Red Machine marching band of Crosby High School spent a week in March in paradise after playing a patriotic performance on the USS Missouri, docked in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.The band performed a battery of military and patriotic-themed pieces Friday, ... [Published Lake Houston Observer - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Today in U.S. Naval History: March 31

- Commodore Matthew Perry negotiates Treaty of Kanagawa to open trade between U.S. and Japan1971 - Poseidon (C-3) missile becomes operational when USS James Madison began her third patrol carrying 16 tactical Poseidon missiles.1992 - USS Missouri (BB-63), ... [Published Marine Link - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Silver Stars perform championship dance in Hawaii

Beaches and spring break are a commonly linked pair. For most around here however, Galveston or Corpus Christi is about as tropical as it gets. Don’t tell that to Kingwood Park High School’s Silver Stars dance team. They spent their spring break week ... [Published Kingwood Observer - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Second World War veterans to celebrate platinum wedding anniversary

A couple who kept their romance alive while both serving during the Second World War are set to celebrate their Platinum wedding anniversary.Despite wartime turmoil, Jim and Dorris Cohen, from Loughton, married on April 2 1944 at All Hallows Church in ... [Published East London & West Essex Guardian Series - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Navy women continue tradition of service

U.S. Navy photoU.S. Navy Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES) visit the USS Missouri in 1944. Officially chartered in 1942 as the U.S. Navy Reserve (Women’s Reserve), WAVES served in a variety of roles during World War II.advertisem ... [Published DCMilitary Joint Base Journal News - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

William P. "Bill" Hidey, 91, formerly of Woodlawn

William “Bill” Page Hidey, 91, formerly of Woodlawn, died Tuesday, March 25, 2014.Born in Woodlawn, he was the son of the late Page Hamilton and Esther Marie Hidey.He was drafted into the Army in 1943 and served in the Pacific Theater during World War ... [Published Carroll County Online - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Good Neighbors // Michael Lilly

Photo from Michael LillyHistorical memorials awe us with their sheer size and magnitude. One such monument sits not on a hill or in a museum, but in the waters of Pearl Harbor.USS Missouri was docked in the harbor in 1998, all thanks to the hard work ... [Published MidWeek - Mar 19 2014]

Quotes

...He inspired us to face adversity in our daily lives and to not run away from life's challenges. At an early age, he used to say, "If you try to give it your all and do your best in anything that you do, at the end of the day, or when you leave, you will have nothing to ever regret." Gus lived his life with no regrets and made the best of each day...
...cure the winter blues than to fire up those grills in anticipation of barbecue season?" said Marc Etkind, general manager of Destination America. "Destination America is proud to celebrate the backyard warriors that light the flames of competition and encourages people across the country to dig into a much needed early taste of summer with BBQ PITMASTERS."
"He traveled through Woodlawn and other surrounding areas. You name it, and he had it on the bus" said Ms. Sheppard. "Farming was his life. He loved being a farmer."
"Bravo Zulu and congratulations to all of the awardees," said Connor. "The competition for these honors is always extremely keen, and being the recipient of the Battle “E” should be a source of great pride to each and every crew member."

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Father’s lessons help South Valley man get ship... [Published Albuquerque Journal - Apr 23 2014]
J.E. Clarence Sauvageau|Loving father, grandfat... [Published Waterbury Republican American - Apr 20 2014]
Jefferson City Possible Home To Battleship Arti... [Published Benton County Enterprise - Apr 19 2014]
Submarine Force celebrates 114th birthday [Published The Dolphin - Apr 18 2014]
Yes, These Porsches Are Made of Legos [Published Vocativ - Apr 17 2014]
Compassionate Community Service [Published MidWeek - Apr 16 2014]
Marine veteran reunited with service jacket aft... [Published East Peoria Times Courier - Apr 15 2014]
Destination America's BBQ PITMASTERS Returns To... [Published Broadway World - Apr 12 2014]
Former USS Missouri sailors meet in Lewes [Published Cape Gazette - Apr 11 2014]
Cher still dazzles [Published Cape Cod Online - Apr 10 2014]
Recovered uniform brings back memories to Las V... [Published Las Vegas Review Journal - Apr 07 2014]
Fort Miles Historical Association honors local ... [Published Delmarva Daily Times - Apr 06 2014]
Crosby HS band performs in Hawaii [Published Lake Houston Observer - Apr 04 2014]
Today in U.S. Naval History: March 31 [Published Marine Link - Mar 31 2014]
Silver Stars perform championship dance in Hawaii [Published Kingwood Observer - Mar 31 2014]
Second World War veterans to celebrate platinum... [Published East London & West Essex Guardian Series - Mar 31 2014]
Drone strikers say the government is unfairly d... [Published Sacramento Bee - Mar 30 2014]
Greatest generation fought and then built [Published Burlington Times-News - Mar 29 2014]
Navy women continue tradition of service [Published DCMilitary Joint Base Journal News - Mar 28 2014]
William P. "Bill" Hidey, farmer [Published Baltimore Sun - Mar 28 2014]
William P. "Bill" Hidey, 91, formerly of Woodlawn [Published Carroll County Online - Mar 27 2014]
Remembering the retreat [Published Cebu Daily News - Mar 27 2014]
Donald Elwin Dean, 87, of Cleveland [Published Bolivar Commercial - Mar 26 2014]
SUBLANT announces 2013 Battle ‘E’ winners [Published Norfolk Navy Flagship - Mar 20 2014]
Good Neighbors // Michael Lilly [Published MidWeek - Mar 19 2014]
Fort Miles Honors USS Missouri to be presented ... [Published Cape Gazette - Mar 18 2014]
Garth Fremont Dimon, 87 [Published Redding Pilot - Mar 18 2014]
Gears of war: When mechanical analog computers ... [Published ArsTechnica - Mar 18 2014]
20 Years Later, A Vision Fulfilled [Published PRWeb - Mar 13 2014]
Memoirs of King Kong Director and War Hero at H... [Published Policy Review - Mar 05 2014]
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