Michael Ravnitzky works in the Contracting Division at Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington, DC. He holds a B.A. in physics from Cornell University and a J.D. (with honors) from Mitchell-Hamline School of Law.

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Consequential Words: Ship Mottos

By Michael Ravnitzky
February 2020
Nearly every U.S. Navy ship has a motto, usually found on the ship’s crest. The crest and motto provide heraldic symbolism that represents the best qualities of the ship, its ...