Pictured from left to right: U.S. Marine Cpl. Hunter Lopez, U.S. Navy Corpsman Max Soviak and U.S. Marine Cpl. Daegan Page, assigned to 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment while serving in Kabul, Afghanistan.
All three men lost their lives during the suicide bombing at the Kabul airport, on August 26, 2021.
Fair winds and following seas to these brave warriors and to their fellow service members who gave their lives to help protect and save others. Your sacrifice was not in vain and you will never be forgotten. Semper Fi. 🇺🇸
It's easy to wear a mask! United Newsreel NARA ID 89352. NARA GIF here.
DO NOT EXPECTORATE PROMISCOUSLY!
& other helpful pandemic rules, circa 1918-1920
Portsmouth Navy Yard flyer, 2/3/1920. NARA ID 6861947.
By Miriam Kleiman, Public Affairs
Students: Compare & contrast past and present pandemic guidance. Should the CDC advise the following?
- Avoid wet feet!
- Stay away from Boston!
- Boil or destroy your handkerchief after sneezing!
- Keep regular hours!
- Watch out for "coughers" and "sneezers"!
- NO spitting!
- Have back pain? Go home!
Most importantly, even if tempted, DO NOT EXPECTORATE PROMISCUOUSLY!!!
Sanitary Precautions, Portsmouth Navy Yard, 9/12/1918, NARA ID 6861949.
Exercise caution when getting a haircut!
Pandemic Flashback! U-C Berkeley 1919
U-C Berkeley creatively responded to the “pandemic hair” challenge (@1919) with an “Open air barber shop.” Students, soldiers and staff traded overgrown locks and scruffy facial hair for the fashionable “high and tight.”
U-C Berkeley, CA. War Department image, 1/30/1919, NARA ID 26428662.
Today is National POW/MIA Recognition Day! It is observed on the third Friday in September. We honor and remember those who were prisoners of war and those who are still missing in action. They shall never be forgotten.
USS Shenandoah, ZR-1 with Experimental Airship Tender USS Patoka, AO-9.
The Patoka was Built in 1915 as a replenishment oiler and converted in early 1924 to be an airship tender, with a 125 foot mooring mast. supplies of helium and stores to support the Dirigible Shenandoah. The first successful mooring of the two was on August 8, 1924.