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Birthday of the U.S. Navy
 

U.S. Navy Birthday
The seventh USS Enterprise. Many of the most important ships in U.S. history have been named Enterprise
 


The U.S. Navy was formed 243 years ago on October 13, 1775. It has been a central part of the military ever since. 
Learn more about the structure of the navy, navy personnel, and how ships are named.

Military Affairs | U.S. Military Ranks | Ask the Editors: Naming the Navy

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