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Truxtun’s Bowls

Mr. Kenneth Hill, Mount Vernon’s Development Division, Senior Major Gifts Officer; Mr. James Longley, 6th generation descendant of Commodore Thomas Truxtun; RADM Sonny Masso, Executive Director, Naval Historical Foundation; Mr. Mark Weber, Managing Director, National Museum of the U.S. Navy; Dr. Jennifer London; Ms. Amanda Isaac, Associate Curator at Mount Vernon; Mr. Wesley Schwenk, Collections


For decades, NHHC’s reserve unit, the Navy Combat Documentation Detachment 206, collected large amounts of information on current operations. With the end of the war in Afghanistan and changing Navy Reserve billet priorities, assigned Navy Reserve billets supporting the NHHC’s combat documentation and collections mission are to be phased out. The Navy Reserve will defund the

John Warner: A Final Tribute

By David F. Winkler, Ph.D. Yesterday was a glorious Summer day with blue skies framing the majestic towers of the National Cathedral as national and Virginia state leaders as well as family and friends gathered to pay final respects to the second longest serving Senator in Virginia’s history. President Joseph Biden, Admiral Michael Mullen, and Virginia’s