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Boothbay, Maine 250Th Anniversary July 22, 2014
Susan Collins, R-ME
"Boothbay was a vital center for revolutionary activity during America’s fight for independence. The strategic importance of the harbor put the small town under frequent enemy attack, and more than 100 patriots rose to its defense. During the war Captain Paul Reed established himself as one of our young nation’s ablest and most courageous naval commanders. The Reverend John Murray was an eloquent and fearless voice for freedom, and his powerful words called many to its cause."
Bring Jobs Back Home Act—Motion To Proceed—Continued July 17, 2014
Bernard Sanders, I-VT
"While in naval training in New London, CT, a friend of his set up a blind date with a Connecticut college student. Her name was Joan Brower, and she and Phil would be married after the war—a marriage that was to last for six rich decades."
Uss “Nevada” Centennial July 17, 2014
Dean Heller, R-NV
"Launched on July 11, 1914, at the Fore River Shipbuilding Corporation in Quincy, MA, the USS Nevada was the most-advanced battleship in the U.S. Navy at the time. The USS Nevada saw both World Wars during her time in active service. During the final months of World War I, she was based in Bantry Bay, County Cork, Ireland, to ensure that the supply convoys that were sailing to and from Great Britain were protected. In World War II, she was the only ship to get underway during the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor. After receiving one torpedo hit and several bomb hits, the USS Nevada had to be beached, but after vigorous salvage work, repairs and improvements, she was able to return to combat. Highly decorated for the numerous battles that she was a part of, the USS Nevada was present at the Attu landings against the Japanese, fired against German defenses during the Normandy landings, and supported operations in Iwo Jima and Okinawa. After over 30 years of service, the USS Nevada was deemed too old for retention and was assigned to serve as a target in the atomic bomb tests at Bikini Atoll. The experience left her radioactive and badly damaged, leading to her being decommissioned and eventually sunk during naval gunfire practice."
Protect Women’S Health From Corporate Interference Act July 16, 2014
Richard Blumenthal, D-CT
"To say simply that we will deport all of them en masse, ask no questions, and put them on a bus really is a disservice to those values and ideals that this Nation embodies for the world—a source of our power in dealing with the world. Our power is not the result only of our air superiority, our great naval fleet, our brave warriors on the ground. It is truly the ideal that our military service and our military might serves to safeguard around the world."
Remembering Captain Marshall Hanson July 14, 2014
Glenn Thompson, R-PA
"Captain Hanson was born in Darby, Pennsylvania, and raised in Glen Rock, New Jersey, and Seattle, Washington. A 1972 graduate of the University of Washington, he was commissioned through Naval ROTC. Later, he earned an MBA from the University of Washington and graduated with distinction from the Naval War College."

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