Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernadez crew unloads supplies near port of Ponce, Puerto Rico on Sept. 27, 2017 Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael De Nyse

Updates of efforts to bring relief and reconstruction to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands   The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Venturous, a 210-foot medium-endurance cutter homeported in St. Petersburg, Florida, arrives to deliver aid near the port …

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U. S. Navy veteran Smokey Holcomb Photo by Ken Rossignol

  The following is an interview I conducted with Smokey Holcomb, a Navy veteran who witnessed the D-Day invasion. By Ken RossignolTHE CHESAPEAKE TODAYLEXINGTON PARK — Rastus “Smokey” Holcomb served on the USS Arkansas and participated in 13 convoys across …

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