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2014

The Seamaster Remembered

By Commander William L. Murphy, USN (Ret.) From Naval Aviation News December 1981 “Comes now into the Domain of Poseidon a new winged Navy vehicle with unsurpassed dash, elusiveness and lethal power…” So read the certificate presented to those naval aviators who have qualified in the P6M Seamaster, the world’s first multijet flying boat. I […] Continue reading →

A New Challenge, Coin That Is

Challenge Coins are an old fad, and very popular in the Active Units of today’s Armed Forces. Its source is said by some to have originated during World War I, in the aviation units of that time. Today the are carried by the military and identify the person as a member of his/her battalion, regiment, […] Continue reading →