What's 1,092 feet long, carries almost 100 aircraft, and is responsible for moving hundreds of cars up the coast? That's right: The USS Ronald Reagan.
It's been 76 years since the heavy cruiser USS Houston (CA 30) was sunk with almost 700 sailors and Marines, but the Navy constantly checks on her.
In 2004, Cpl. Jason Dunham saved his men from a grenade blast in Iraq by using his helmet. What should you do if someone throws a grenade at you?
A Chinese shipbuilder briefly posted — and then deleted — images of plans for ships and weapons systems that may rival the United States Navy.
Say you climb Everest for the first time — or maybe you're the first man on the moon. Real life can get pretty dull, so what's next? The South Pole.
Avast, beware the river pirates of Middle America! Set a course for adventure through the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers and on down to New Orleans!
Nazis on the Eastern Front wouldn't go outside at night or even smoke, fearful of giving away their positions to the silent, deadly "Night Witches."
Some 11,000 women served in Vietnam, many as nurses and many under hostile fire. They had to fight to have their memorial built on the National Mall.