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10 Mar 2020 6:01 p.m. PST
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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian10 Mar 2020 6:00 p.m. PST

Admiral James Holloway exemplified military professionalism and demonstrated bravery and coolness under fire, both at sea and in Washington…


Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP11 Mar 2020 4:30 a.m. PST

I never miss obituaries of aged veterans in my regular newspaper, but would love to have learnt more about this man. His origins, how he entered the Navy, his post service life, his family if any, his interests, his age at death even.

Fully appreciate that was not the purpose of this article, which concentrates solely on his contribution to the USN. But it lacks any personal touch……

Legion 411 Mar 2020 3:35 p.m. PST

RIP Sailor …

hindsTMP Supporting Member of TMP11 Mar 2020 5:10 p.m. PST

. . . ultimately led to the commissioning in May 1975 of the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, the USS Nimitz (CVN-68).

Looks like the USNI editor missed something …


Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP12 Mar 2020 4:29 a.m. PST

USS Enterprise? I think……off to Wiki now to check

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