Today in U.S. Naval History - April 28
1962 - Naval forces capture Forts Jackson and St. Philip, La.
1965 - Dominican Republic intervention began
1944 - U.S. LSTs attacked during Operation Tiger
1993 - SECDEF memo orders Armed Forces to train and assign women on combat aircraft and most combat ships, but not to ground combat positions.
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