Happy Birthday, Navy

Sailing the Seven Seas for 238 Years!

In 1775 a meeting held in Philadelphia of the Continental Congress  a vote was made to send two sailing vessels armed with carriage guns, swivel guns and a crew of 80 men to intercept transports carrying munitions and stores to the British Army. And so? The Navy was born…anchors aweigh!


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Heidi Alger is the mother of two low-maintenance, high-energy kids under the age of 10. She offers financial guidance, budget tips and lifestyle advice keeping the challenges of modern military families in line, writing alongside an award-winning team at Pioneer Services. Her grandfather, a CW04, served in the Army Security and National Security Agencies during the Korean and Vietnam wars. Follow Heidi on Google+.

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