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The Old Guard creed is just six lines long, but it embodies the principles of every Old Guard Soldier.
Heave to and man the sails! Chief petty officer candidates from around the fleet gathered in Charlestown, Massachusetts to live and train like 19th century sailors on board the USS Constitution as part of Chief Petty Officer Heritage Week 2012. Check this out: Video provided …
Walt Whitman, considered one of the great American poets, wrote many poems about the United States Civil War, which he experienced firsthand as a volunteer nurse in Washington, DC. The first stanza of “By Blue Ontario’s Shore” is from …