Today in U.S. Naval History - January 6
1916 - First enlisted flight training class at Pensacola, Fla.
1942 - Japanese capture 11 Navy Nurses in Manila, Philippines
1967- Operation Deckhouse V begins in Mekong Delta, Vietnam.
1996 - USS Hopper, named for R.Adm. Grace Hopper, launched.
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