An Overview of US Navy Hospital Ships

An Overview of US Navy Hospital Ships

Hospital ships of many types have been part of the United States Navy at least since 1798. Whether providing medical support to deployed troops or offering critical care and humanitarian assistance in the wake of tragedy, serving aboard a Navy hospital ship is one of the most unique experiences anyone could hope to have.

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Would You Believe – A Flying Eye Hospital

Would You Believe – A Flying Eye Hospital

ORBIS, the Flying Eye Hospital is an American certified hospital and the world’s only state of the art teaching eye hospital on board an aircraft. The plane provides hands-on training to local eye care professionals in the heart of under resourced communities around the world.

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Saving Midway Islands

Saving Midway Islands

International Midway Memorial Foundation (IMMF) was created in 1992 to preserve the memory of the Battle of Midway. To that end, the Foundation encouraged Congress to pass legislation that designated the Midway Islands as a National Memorial in 1999 and erected a marble and granite monument on Midway in 1995 and on the grounds of the U.S. Naval Academy in 1996. Many of the Naval Order Commanderies celebrate the Battle of Midway as one of the CNO Sponsored Events celebrating our Naval history.

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Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Statue

Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Statue

The Naval Order of the United States' most recent project was to install a statue of Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz in a place of national prominence, installed on the shore side of Pier Foxtrot Five on Ford Island where the battleship USS Missouri is berthed

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