1799 - William Balch becomes Navy's first commissioned Chaplain.
(Source: Navy News Service)
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Today in U.S. Naval History - March 11
1935 - Birth of Naval Security Group when OP-20G became the Communications Security Group
1941 - President Franklin D.
Today in U.S. Naval History - March 10
1783 - USS Alliance (Capt. John Barry) defeats HMS Sybil in final naval action of Revolution in West Indies waters