Author Archives: Richard Tate

Salute to Veterans 5K

Hey are you ready for the fall! Start it right with the Salute to Veterans 5k & the Patriotic Paws parade on November 4th! – 1st official event for the City of Jacksonville 2018 Week of Valor! – 3rd Annual PATRIOTIC PAWS PARADE! Bring your dressed-up pups! – Thanks to CHASE…Free race souvenirs and post-race […]

Military ships with civilian crews

Everyone knows USS stands for United States Ship. It’s a military ship w/ a military crew. Sounds good  So if you see a ship designated USNS, such as the USNS Laramie (T-AO 203) (seen below), you ask yourself, “what is she?” A ship designated USNS is a United States Naval Ship with the USN’s Military Sealift […]