This is the SS United States it is the largest OCEANLINER ever built here in the United States it has recently been bought by Norweigan Cruise Lines to be refurbished. She is on the National Preservation List and her sister ship the SS America (also on this website under ships) broke in two when she was being towed to be refurbished part of this ship lies on a beach in the Canary Island very i...
The Oliver Hazard Perry class (sometimes referred to as the Perry class or FFG-7 class), is a class of frigates named after Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry. The class was designed in the United States in the mid-1970s as general-purpose escort vessels, capable of most naval operations, yet cheap enough to be bought in large quantities to replace World War II-era destroyers. 55 ships were built in...
USNS John Glenn (T-MLP-2) is a United States Navy ship to be named in honor of John Glenn, a United States Marine Corps veteran of World War II and the Korean War, astronaut, and United States senator.
Major Land Resource Areas (MLRA) and Land Resource Regions (LRR) are areas of the United States with similar geography (physiography, climate, geology, etc.), as defined by the US Department of Agriculture and the Natural Resources Conservation Service. These areas are used for large scale interstate planning. There are approximately 280 MLRAs in the United States, and its territories.
U.S. troops first landed on Puerto Rican soil at the southern port of Guánica. They were originally supposed to disembark at Cape Fajardo in the east or Doraco to the north, but General Miles changed the landing site because of Guánica's proximity to Ponce (15 mi. west) and the improved road and harbor there.
General Miles left Guantánamo Bay, Cuba with 3,314 men, including a convoy, at...
Ellington Field (EFD) is a joint use civil/military airport. Acquired by the City of Houston in 1984, Ellington now supports the operations of the United States military, NASA, Continental Express, United Parcel Service and general aviation. The airport is home to the largest flying club in Texas and is the site of the annual Wings Over Houston Airshow.
In March of 1945, the Battle of Iwo Jima was fought between the United States and the Imperial Japan. After Mount Suribachi, a volcano on Iwo Jima, was captured by the Navy, six men raised the Flag of the United States. The Photo of this act became very popular and became the sample for the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Virginia.
Royal Air Force Alconbury or RAF Alconbury is an active Royal Air Force station in the United Kingdom, located in Huntingdon, England. The airfield is adjacent to the Stukeleys Great and Little, Alconbury.
Opened in 1938, it is currently a non-flying facility under the control of the United States Air Force. It is one of three RAF stations in Cambridgeshire currently used by the ...
Grant's Tomb is a mausoleum containing the bodies of Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885), an American Civil War General and the 18th President of the United States, and his wife, Julia Dent Grant (1826-1902).
Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (IATA: SJU, ICAO: TJSJ, FAA LID: SJU) is a public airport located in Carolina, Puerto Rico 3 miles (5 km) southeast of San Juan, Puerto Rico. The airport is owned and managed by the Puerto Rico Ports Authority.
It is the island's main international gateway, and its main connection to the mainland United States. Domestic flights fly between C...
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