Category Archives: Old Ironsides

USS Constitution Marks 10 Years as America’s Ship of State

By Mass Comm. Spec. 2nd Class Casey Scoular, USS Constitution Public Affairs This year marks USS Constitution’s 222nd birthday—the big triple-two. Our ship was launched into Boston Harbor on Oct. 21, 1797, making her the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world.  This year also marks another big milestone: October heralds the 10th anniversary of …

Miami Navy Week Celebrated

The third Navy Week of 2019 took America’s Navy to Miami, Florida, March 25 – 31.  Sailors showcased the mission, capabilities and achievements of the U.S. Navy through a variety of community outreach events. The primary purpose of the Navy Week program is to increase awareness by presenting the Navy to Americans who live in …