Today in U.S. Naval History: April 28

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Monday, April 28, 2014

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.

For more information about naval history, visit the Naval History and Heritage Command website at history.navy.mil.

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