On Virginia Water Radio for 11/9/15: The U.S. Navy at 240

Virginia Water Radio’s latest episode, for the week of November 9, 2015, is For Veterans Day 2015: The Navy at 240.  The episode focuses on the Navy on the occasion of its 240th anniversary (October 13, 2o15), including the Navy’s presence in Virginia.  The 4 min./25 sec. episode is available online at http://www.virginiawaterradio.org/2015/11/episode-289-11-9-15-for-veterans-day.html.

1775 ships

CNS (Continental Navy Ship) Mosquito and CNS Fly. Oil on canvas by William Nowland Van Powell, 1974, depicting two ships in the U.S. Continental Naval Force in October 1775. U.S. Navy Art Collection/Released. From from U.S. Navy/Naval History and Heritage, “Navy Birthday Highlights and Images,” online at http://www.history.navy.mil/browse-by-topic/commemorations-toolkits/navy-birthday/Highlightsandimages.html, accessed 11/6/15.

Virginia Water Radio’s is a weekly broadcast/podcast produced by the Virginia Water Resources Research Center.  The home page is http://www.virginiawaterradio.org.  Have a listen or two! 

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