CONGRESS!! DON’T DELAY FURTHER. RECOGNIZE OUR WORLD WAR II MERCHANT MARINES

CONGRESS!!  DON’T DELAY FURTHER.  RECOGNIZE OUR WORLD WAR II MERCHANT MARINES… they are slowly passing away like all the members of the “Greatest Generation” and deserve to be recognized fully…

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“National Maritime Day” Celebration Reception and Dinner

The dinner is a celebration of our Nation’s maritime heritage and will help raise funds for scholarships for individuals pursuing a career in maritime or related industries.  We believe a…

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RECOGNIZING THE U.S. MERCHANT MARINE AND NATIONAL MARITIME DAY

by Rear Admiral Wendi B. Carpenter (U.S. Navy Retired), Executive Director, Captain Richard Phillips Lane Kirkland Maritime Trust   Each year on May 22nd, our Nation pauses to proudly celebrate…

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Captain Phillips – Ten Years After the Attack

Ten years ago Captain Richard Phillips endured a pirate attack and rescue by U.S. Navy SEALs in the Indian Ocean that captured the attention of the world. The release of…

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A conversation with Captain Richard Phillips on the 10th anniversary of the MV Maersk Alabama, Somali Pirates

By Rear Admiral Wendi B. Carpenter (U.S. Navy Retired), Executive Director of the Captain Richard Phillips Lane Kirkland Maritime Trust For five days in April 2009, Captain Richard Phillips became…

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