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1

When was the battle of Coral Sea?

4may1942

2

What happened at that battle?

The first time a battle was fought using only aircraft, both fleets never saw each other

3

When was the voyage of the great white fleet?

16 December 1907 to 22 February 1909

4

Who issued the order?

Theodore Roosevelt

5

When was the battle of Normandy?

06jun1944

6

Why was it significant?

It was the largest amphibious operation in history

7

When was the battle of midway?

04june1942

8

Why was it significant?

Turning point of the pacific war, Japanese lost 4 carriers

9

When was the battle of Guadalcanal?

7aug1942-feb1943

10

Why was it important?

Japan was fended off and Australia was safe from any further advances

11

When was the battle of leyte gulf?

23oct1944

12

What was important about this battle?

It was the deciding blow for the Japanese navy

13

What was the “on the roof gang”?

A total of 176 enlisted radio operators were specially trained at a unique school located on the roof of the old Navy Department Building where they were trained to intercept and analyze foreign radio communications

14

What was the purple code?

Purple was the name used by the US military to identify the most secure diplomatic cryptographic system used by the Japanese Foreign Office

15

When was the attack on the USS Liberty?

8jun1967

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What happened during the attack?

struck by Israeli aircraft

17

What was the only US ship that got captured?

USS PUEBLO

18

What was the result of the USS Pueblo incident?

EAP

19

What was the Hainan Island EP3 incident?

01APR2001, EP3 collided with a Chinese aircraft and ended up crashing on Hainan Island before destroying all of their crypto

20

What was the result of the EP3 crash?

EDP

21

Who were the Navajo code talkers?

Native Americans that joined the war and used their own language as code, it was never broken by the Japanese

22

When was the attack on the USS STARK?

17may87

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What happened?

Struck by two Exocet anti-ship missiles fired from an Iraqi F-1 Mirage plane during the Iran–Iraq War

24

What is the significance of the USS Pueblo?

The only ship captured and still being help. It was captured by North Korean forces on 23JAN1968. It is currently a North Korean Museum

25

What is the significance of the USS Nautilus?

The world’s first operational nuclear powered submarine

26

Memorize the Eleven General Orders of a Sentry

1. To take charge of this post and all government property in view.
2. To walk my post in a military manner, keeping always on the alert, and observing everything that takes place within sight or hearing.
3. To report all violations of orders I am instructed to enforce.
4. To repeat all calls from posts more distant from the guard house than my own.
5. To quit my post only when properly relieved.
6. To receive, obey and pass on to the sentry who relieves me, all orders from the Commanding Officer, Command Duty Officer, Officer of the Deck, and Officers and Petty Officers of the Watch.
7. To talk to no one except in the line of duty.
8. To give the alarm in case of fire or disorder.
9. To call the Officer of the Deck in any case not covered by instructions.
10. To salute all officers and all colors and standards not cased.
11. To be especially watchful at night, and, during the time for challenging, to challenge all persons on or near my post and to allow no one to pass without proper authority.

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What date is the Navy’s birthday?

October 1775.

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FLEET HEADQUARTERS

3rd Fleet - 3rd fleet headquarter is in San Diego, California; the Pacific and Indian oceans.

d. 4th Fleet - Mayport, Florida; Caribbean and South America

e. 5th Fleet - Manama, Bahrain; the Persian Gulf.

f. 6th Fleet - Gaeta, Italy; the Mediterranean.

g. 7th Fleet - 7th fleet headquarter is in Yokosuka, Japan; the Pacific and Indian oceans.

h. 10th Fleet - Ft. Meade, Maryland; Fleet Cyber Command (Internet).