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1

When do gun salutes happen?

21 Guns are fired on Washington's birthday
Memorial Day
Independence Day

2

In how many intervals are gun salutes fired?

5 second intervals and always in odd numbers

3

How many gun salutes does an Admiral, Vice Admiral, Rear Admiral, and Commodore get?

Admiral- 17 guns
Vice Admiral- 15 guns
Rear Admiral- 13 guns
Commodore- 11 guns

4

Lucky bag?

MA would gather up gear adrift, put it in a bag and auction off the items. Sailors were considered lucky to obtain the items at a discount.

5

The phonetic alphabet changed 4 times since 1913. What are the only two words that remain the same?

Mike

X-ray

6

What was Bravo Zulu formerly referred to?

Baker Zebra