This Day in Naval History - July 15

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

From the Navy News Service

1870 - Act of Congress establishes Pay Corps, which later becomes the Supply Corps.
1942 - First photographic interpretation unit set up in the Pacific.
1958 - In response to request by the president of , 6th Fleet lands 1,800 Marines at Beruit to support Lebanese government against Communist rebels.

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