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Naval History Magazine - Spring 1992 Volume 6 Number 1
content made possible by a gift from CAPT Roger Ekman, USN
Butch O'Hare and the Thach Weave
By Admiral John S. Thach, U.S. Navy (Retired)
In 1939 I reported to Fighting Squadron Three, based at North Island near San Diego. I progressed from gunnery officer to operations officer, and when Lieutenant Commander Sid Harvey took command of the squadron, I was made executive officer....
Proceedings Survey: What is your favorite Navy rating symbol?
U.S. Navy enlisted personnel—unlike those in the other services—literally wear their jobs on their sleeves. A new policy outlined in Navy in NAVADMIN 218/16 will change all that. Most past and current Sailors will likely feel...