This Day in Naval History – July 15

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

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 President of Lebanon, Sixth Fleet lands 1,800 Marines at Beruit to support Lebanese government against Communist rebels.

(Source: Navy News Service)

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