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By James Holmes

According to navy lore, a sea story starts with “there I was” — and everything that follows is a falsehood. So there I was, 25 years ago today, staring out across the vast Atlantic as a gunnery officer in the… 231 more words

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Fantail Film Festival returns to Nauticus

Norfolk, Va. – The Fantail Film Festival will return to Nauticus this summer. The festival screens movies aboard the stern of the USS Wisconsin, the way sailors viewed movies during WWII. 47 more words


Battleship gray

I have heard references to the color “battleship gray” many times, but until yesterday I had never seen an actual battleship. The USS Wisconsin is now berthed in Norfolk, Virginia as a museum ship and I observed it the last two mornings as I made a predawn walk along the waterfront, unable to sleep thanks to jet lag. 66 more words


Caitlin & Luke's Pre-Deployment Photos {Kait Marie Photography} Virginia Photographer

I had the privilege of being a part of this special time in Caitlin & Luke’s lives as Luke was heading off on deployment. I am SO happy that she trusted me to successfully capture the emotions of this sensitive time before this family’s husband and father goes off to defend our freedom. 44 more words

Like It Or Not...

Norfolk, VA – USS Wisconsin

Like it our not the mighty guns of the battleship USS Wisconsin is part of what it means to be American. 29 more words


There's Something about the Shore

There’s something about the shore-the Eastern shore, specifically.
Some call it God’s country.
We’ve trekked west coast to east coast annually the last thirty-five years, but rarely crossed the Chesapeake. 202 more words


Family receives Honor and Remember Flag

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – A Virginia family received a special honor this Memorial Day during a special ceremony held on board USS Wisconsin in Norfolk. 253 more words

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