The aircraft carrier USS Saratoga, commissioned in 1956, upgraded in Philadelphia in the ’80’s, and stored here after decommissioning in the 90’s, has been sold to a Texas scrap firm for a penny.
How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.
By John Ostapkovich LAKEHURST, N.J. (CBS) – There’s a memorial service this morning near Tom’s River, New Jersey, marking the 80th anniversary of an airship disaster even worse than the Hindenberg. When the Hindenberg caught […]
Flood waters filled the home of war veteran Andy Jackson with almost two feet of water. His furniture is gone, walls and floors taken apart, but his spirit remains intact, thanks to fellow U.S. Navy and Army veterans from his local American Legion post helping him rebuild.
Brad Snyder can still see in his dreams. He can envision himself churning through the water. He can see himself standing on a podium. And receiving a gold medal. Then he opens his eyes and sees black.
Something new grows in Brooklyn, and Jay Lloyd notes that history buffs now have another getaway spot to visit.
As America celebrates the 236th birthday of the US Navy, KYW’s Jay Lloyd is on board for weekend getaways around many of the historic naval attractions in our area.
A tearful farewell was said today for US Navy petty officer Michael Strange, who was killed in the line of duty earlier this month in Afghanistan.
A US Navy spokeswoman says that although the Blue Angels will not be at the Millville air show this weekend, other civilian and military performance teams will be there, including the US Army “Gold Knight” parachute jumpers.
Twenty American cities including Philadelphia are celebrating “Navy Week” this week, and community service is a big part of the celebration.
by KYW’s Kim Glovas A special boat team from the US Navy was coincidentally at Penn’s Landing Wednesday when the Duck Boat accident happened. That crew sprang into action to render aid to those in […]