Naval History Magazine - June 1998 Volume 12 Number 3

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The 11 August 1966 friendly fire on the Point Welcome forced the Coast Guard, Air Force, and Navy to work together in Vietnam.

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  • Friendly Target
    By Master Chief William R. Wells II, U.S. Coast Guard (Retired)


    The 11 August 1966 friendly fire on the Point Welcome forced the Coast Guard, Air Force, and Navy to work together in Vietnam.


    "Friendly fire, isn't" is a maxim...

  • A Flotilla Cries Eureka!
    By William J. Bray, Jr.


    Swept from the relative quiet of running passengers from Fredericksburg, Virginia, down the Rappahannock and back, a little-known river steamer served in the Union Navy's Potomac Flotilla during the Civil War.

  • Exploring Naval History in Washington
    By Joanne E. Dumene


    In and around Washington, D.C., you can immerse yourself in naval history—get the facts, talk to the people, and see precious reminders, including the ex-USS Barry (DD-933) at the Navy Yard.


 
 

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