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34 Cards in this Set

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Sailor's Creed
I am a United States Sailor.
I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States of America and I will obey the orders of those appointed over me.
I represent the fighting spirit of the Navy and those who have gone before me to defend freedom and democracy around the world.
I proudly serve my country's Navy combat team with Honor, Courage and Commitment.
I am committed to excellence and the fair treatment of all.
Navy Core Values
Honor, Courage, Commitment
First General Order of a Sentry
To take charge of this post and all government property in view.
Second General Order of a Sentry
To walk my post in a military manner, keeping always on the alert, and observing everything that takes place within sight or hearing.
Third General Order of a Sentry
To report all violations of orders I am instructed to enforce.
Fourth General Order of a Sentry
To repeat all calls from posts more distant from the guard house than my own
Fifth General Order of a Sentry
To quit my post only when properly relieved.
Sixth General Order of a Sentry
To receive, obey and pass on to the sentry who relieves me, all orders from the Commanding Officer, Command Duty Officer, Officer of the Deck, and Officers and Petty Officers of the Watch only.
Seventh General Order of a Sentry
To talk to no one except in the line of duty.
Eighth General Order of a Sentry
To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.
Ninth General Order of a Sentry
To call the Officer of the Deck in any case not covered by instructions.
Tenth General Order of a Sentry
To salute all officers and all colors and standards not cased.
Eleventh General Order of a Sentry
To be especially watchful at night, and, during the time for challenging, to challenge all persons on or near my post and to allow no one to pass without proper authority.
What 3 major classes of warship existed at the inception of the Navy?
Ships of the Line
Sloops of War
What is the oldest US Navy commissioned vessel?
USS Constitution
What is the Navy's birthday?
13 October 1775
Naval Warfare
The inherent nature and enduring principles of naval forces.
Naval Inteligence
Points the way for intelligence support in meeting the requirements of both regional conflicts and operations other than war.
Naval Operations
Developes doctrine to reaffirm the foundation of US Navy and Marine Corps expeditionary maritime traditions.
Naval Logistics
Addresses the full range of logistical capabilities that are essesntial in the support of naval forces.
Naval Planning
Examines planning and the relationship between our capabilities and oerational planning in the joint and multinational environment.
Naval Command & Control
Provides the basic concepts to fulfill the information needs of commanders, forces, and weapon systems.
What was the first navy ship named after an enlisted man?
Osmond Ingram DDG-255 (first enlisted man killed in WWI)
History and Occasions for a Gun Salute
Fired only by ships and stations designed by the Secretary of the Navy. National salute of 21 guns is fired on Washington's Birthday, Memorial Day, 4th of July, and to honor the President of the US and heads of foreign states.
17 guns for Admirals
15 for Vice Admiral
13 Rear Admiral Upper Half
11 Rear Admiral Lower Half
Fired at intervals of 5 seconds and always in odd numbers.
Battle of Coral Sea
The Japanese and American fleets never saw each other. Fought entirely with aircraft. Lexington lost.
Voyage of the Great White Fleet
Four battleship divisions of the Atlantic Fleet completed a round the world voyage between 1907-1909. White color scheme.
Battle of Normandy
Largest amphibious assault ever (June 6, 1944)
21,328 troops
1,742 vehicles
1,695 tons of supplies landed.
Turning point of Pacific War.
June 3, 1942
Ended Japanese thrust in the Central Pacific Ocean.
4 Japanese Carrier lost.
1 US lost (Yorktown)
August 1942-Feb 1943.
Naval Aircraft provided close air support for ground troops.
Carrier based aircraft flew interceptor patrols and offensive missions agains shipping.
Battle of Leyte Gulf
3 connected sea-air battles.
Japanese navy virtually destroyed. 23-15 October 1944.
USS Cole Attack
October 12, 2000
Aden, Yemen
17 Sailors killed
39 Injured
Navy Reconsidered rules of engagement as a result of this attack.
September 11, 2001 Attack
19 al-Qaeda Terrorists hijacked 4 passenger airliners.
2,995 - Death Toll
USA Patriot Act
Conditions that led to the formation of the US Navy.
Washington initiated 1st sea-based offensive against British.
Initial fleet assembled from converted merchantmen.
Alexander Hamilton proposed, Congress authorized in 1790, a fleet of 10 boats for the collection of revenue. 1974, Congress authorized Deparment of War to build 6 frigates for protection of American merchantmen from Barbary corsairs. 1798, congress established Dept. of Navy, Marine Corp and began 1st significant build up of naval forces.
Three levels of war.
Tactical (individual engagements)
Operational (Forces throughout a theater)
Strategic (supporting national goals)