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Family Matters Blog: Taking Care of Pets While Deployed

Navy Sponsorship for Sailors

New policy in effect for pets traveling on orders

Possible Harsh Consequences for Pet Abandonment 


 Military Working Dogs History

YOKOSUKA, Japan (Aug. 16, 2011) - Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Roberto Aguilar pets his military working dog "Nick" after completing the K-9 unit's obstacle course at Fleet Activities Yokosuka (CFAY). The Military working dogs at CFAY are used to support combat operations by providing specialized mission services such as drug and explosive detection. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Matthew R. Cole)

 Timmy, a U.S. military working dog , protects his handler, U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Victor A. Longoria, after the pair successfully completed explosive detection certification training at Camp Lemonier, Djibouti, April 14, 2009. The pair are one of several MWD teams assigned to the camp. The teams are used to detect explosives and narcotics and also conduct security patrols.

YOKOSUKA, Japan (Feb. 8. 2011) - Master-at-Arms 3rd Class Kendahl Peterson, a K-9 handler with the Military Working Dog Kennel at Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka, runs with Donci, her K-9 partner. Peterson has been training Donci to become a patrol explosives military working dog for the past two months. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Declan Barnes)     




Women's History in the Navy

 

 

Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Harriet Ida Pickens (left) and Ensign Frances Wills

Photographed after graduation from the Naval Reserve Midshipmen's School (WR) at Northampton, Massachusetts, in December 1944.
They were members of the school's final class, and were the Navy's first African-American "WAVES" officers.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives
 

 

 

Lieutenant Junior Grade Susan Ahn Cuddy, USN

In 1942, like many Korean Americans, the three Ahn siblings, Ralph, Philip, and Susan, children from California's first Korean immigrant family, enlisted in the U.S. military. The Ahn sister, Susan Ahn Cuddy, was the first Korean American woman in the U.S. military and the first female Navy gunnery officer. For her service in the WAVES, she reached the rank of Lieutenant.U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

 

 

Yeoman First Class (F) Joy Bright, USNRF

Photographed in February 1918, while serving tn the Office of the Naval Superintendent of Construction, New York Shipbuilding Corporation, Camden, New Jersey.

Courtesy of Captain Joy Bright Hancock, USN (Retired).

NHHC Collection



more History - it just goes on and on with wonderful stuff

WOMEN IN THE NAVY FACT SHEET

I Was A Yeoman (F)

Women in the Navy

Women in the U.S. Navy

Navy Celebrates Women's History Month


African American Naval History

U.S. Navy Asians & Pacific Islanders

 


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