**BY $amuel Anthony**
****Mission Of The Navy****
America was founded on the principles of courage, equality and fairness. And for well over 200 years, America’s Navy has been instrumental in presenting these ideals to the world – through the selfless service of upstanding men and women; through their responsible use of incredibly powerful capabilities; and through the pride, purpose and professionalism that comes through in all they do.
Here, learn what it means to be part of America’s Navy. A Global Force For Good. Get a sense of the Navy’s ongoing mission, history and traditions. Meet the current Navy leadership. Plus, check out the many locations around the globe where the Navy does its work – and the types of awesome equipment that are employed to get the job done.
Through words and testimonials, pictures and videos, historical facts and breaking news, you’ll find a clear demonstration of who and what America’s Navy is – and beyond that – why its presence is so important.The Are Currently 323,951 Navy Personnel,,,,53,580 Officers,,265,901Enlisted People,,4,470MidShipMen
Indivisual Ready Reserves:47,294
Navy Reserves Arent Really Used Or In Time Of Crisis Or War
Amphibious Assault ships - deploy and support U.S. ground forces in remote locations
:Aircraft Carries - Allowing The Mobile Projection Of Naval Air Power Across The Globe
1941 - President Franklin D. Roosevelt places Coast Guard under jurisdiction of Department of the Navy for duration of national emergency.
1967 - Operation Coronado IX began in Mekong Delta
1979 - Beginning of retirement of Polaris A-3 program begins with removal of missiles from USS Abraham Lincoln (SSBN 602). Last Polaris missile removed in February 1982