Here's a rare sight: four out of the ten Nimitz-class aircraft carriers—the largest warships ever built—plus an Enterprise-class carrier docked together. They are resting at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, which coincidentally is the largest naval base in the world. Look at all that engineering and firepower. And it's only half of the Nimitz fleet!

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Waiting for the AXE: four out of the ten Nimitz-class aircraft carriers—the largest warships ever built—plus an Enterprise-class carrier docked together. And it's only half of the Nimitz fleet!

The war is over and US forces are being demobilized back to peacetime status. Here, 52 submarines and 4 submarine tenders of the US Navy Reserve Fleet rest in Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, circa Jan 1946.

The war is over and US forces are being demobilized back to peacetime status. Here, 52 submarines and 4 submarine tenders of the US Navy Reserve Fleet rest in Mare Island Naval Shipyard, California, circa Jan

Tony Curtis (né Bernard Schwartz) (1925-2010) Signalman 3rd Class, U.S. Navy Reserves 1942-45 WW II. He served on the submarine tender USS Proteus (AS-19). He was aboard when the Proteus entered Tokyo Bay where, through binoculars from the signal bridge, he witnessed the signing of the Japanese Document of Surrender aboard the USS Missouri.

Tony Curtis: Served aboard the USS Proteus during WWII. Was on the signal bridge of the Proteus in Tokyo Bay in 1945 when the Japanese surrendered.

Montel Brian Anthony Williams (born July 3, 1956) first enlisted in the Marine Corps, accepted into the Naval Academy, became the first black enlisted marine to complete and graduate both the Academy Prep School and Annapolis. He serve as a naval intelligence officer, specializing in languages (Russian & Chinese), spent three years aboard submarines, and retired after 22 years of service as a Lieutenant Commander in the US Navy Reserve.

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Montel Williams Williams is a highly decorated serviceman who first enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1974 only to be accepted into the Naval Academy two years later. Williams has 22 years of service under his belt. ~Continues to be a hero* for our hero's*

U.S. Navy Reserve Ensign Neil Armstrong (May 23, 1952) served in 20 combat missions in the Korean War, and would then become a research and test pilot. On his July 1969 Apollo mission he would become the first man to walk on the moon.

Ensign Neil Armstrong, US Navy Reserve, 23 May Armstrong was in the reserve after serving in 20 combat missions in the Korean War, would then become a research and test pilot, leading to becoming an astronaut and then the first man to walk on the moon.

Native scouts about to set out in a canoe with a USMC intelligence patrol from the secret Coastwatchers stronghold at SEGI, Solomon islands. Farewelling the party are (L to R), Cpt D. Kennedy, British Solomon Is. Protectorate Defence Force; Lt W.F. Coultas, USMC; Probably Cpt Boyd, USMC; Lt A.R. Evans, Royal Australlian Navy Volunteer Reserve; & Lt Carsen, US Navy Reserve

Native scouts about to set out in a canoe with a USMC intelligence patrol from the secret Coastwatchers stronghold at SEGI, Solomon islands. Farewelling the party are (L to R), Cpt D. Kennedy, British Solomon Is. Protectorate Defence Force; Lt W.F. Coultas, USMC; Probably Cpt Boyd, USMC; Lt A.R. Evans, Royal Australlian Navy Volunteer Reserve; & Lt Carsen, US Navy Reserve

Naval Reserve Commander Sean Spicer reported to the Pentagon Friday to fulfill his US Navy Reserve duty at the Joint Chiefs of Staff offices. (4/14/17)

Naval Reserve Commander Sean Spicer reported to the Pentagon Friday to fulfill his US Navy Reserve duty at the Joint Chiefs of Staff offices.

Astronaut Neil Armstrong served in the US Navy as a Naval Aviator during the Korean War from 1949 to 1952 and he remained in the Navy Reserve until he resigned his commission in 1960.

Astronaut Neil Armstrong served in the US Navy as a Naval Aviator during the Korean War from 1949 to 1952 and he remained in the Navy Reserve until he resigned his commission in

Actor LT Eddie Albert US Navy (Served 1942-1945) Short Bio: Albert is best remembered for his role of lawyer-turned-farmer ‘Oliver Wendell Douglas' on the classic television comedy series "Green Acres". His career began on radio, and appeared on the earliest test for television in 1936. He rescued 70 Marines during the battle of Tarawa.

Eddie Albert "Green Acres" served in the Navy during and received a Bronze Star with "V" for valor during the invasion of Tarawa.

The war is over and US forces are being demobilized back to peacetime status. Here 52 submarines and 4 submarine tenders of the US Navy Reserve Fleet rest in Mare Island Naval Shipyard California circa Jan 1946.

The war is over and US forces are being demobilized back to peacetime status. Here 52 submarines and 4 submarine tenders of the US Navy Reserve Fleet rest in Mare Island Naval Shipyard California circa Jan

US Navy Reserve PO2 Andrew J. Clement, 38, of Massachusetts. (No photo available.) Died June 21, 2016, supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to Navy Reserve Unit Tactical Air Control Squadron 22, Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC), Quincy, Massachusetts, forward deployed to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. Died of an unspecified injury in a non-combat related incident while deployed to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. The incident was placed under investigation.

US Navy Reserve PO2 Andrew J. Clement, 38, of Massachusetts. (No photo available.) Died June 21, 2016, supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to Navy Reserve Unit Tactical Air Control Squadron 22, Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC), Quincy, Massachusetts, forward deployed to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. Died of an unspecified injury in a non-combat related incident while deployed to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. The incident was placed under investigation.

Happy 107th Birthday to Admiral Grace Hopper the "Mother of COBOL." Admiral Hopper empowered women to thrive in the field of technology...Now it's up to us to engage more females in STEM Fields! Google Doodle Honors Grace Hopper, Early Computer Scientist

Google Doodle Honors Grace Hopper, Early Computer Scientist

Happy 107th Birthday to Admiral Grace Hopper the "Mother of COBOL." Admiral Hopper empowered women to thrive in the field of technology...Now it's up to us to engage more females in STEM Fields! Google Doodle Honors Grace Hopper, Early Computer Scientist

Montel Brian Anthony Williams (born July 3, 1956) first enlisted in the Marine Corps, accepted into the Naval Academy, became the first black enlisted marine to complete and graduate both the Academy Prep School and Annapolis. He serve as a naval intelligence officer, specializing in languages, spent  three years aboard submarines, and retired after 22 years of service as a Lieutenant Commander in the US Navy Reserve.

Montel accepted to Naval Academy and graduated in logic officer-spent 3 years on Submarines-Lt. Navy Achievement Award, Navy Commendation Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (Actor/Talk Show Host)

Director John Ford, who was also a Rear Admiral in the Navy Reserve, 1952. US Navy. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

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John Ford served as a Commander in the United States Navy and was the head of the photographic unit for the Office of Strategic Services.

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