This Day in Naval History – Jan. 6

Monday, January 05, 2009

1916 - First enlisted flight training class at Pensacola, FL

1942 - Japanese capture 11 Navy Nurses in Manila, Philippines

1967- Operation Deckhouse V begins in Mekong Delta, Vietnam.

1996 - USS Hopper, named for RADM Grace Hopper, commissioned.

(Source: Navy News Service)

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