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Then-Capt. Isoroku Yamamoto, Japanese naval attache to the US, with US Secretary of the Navy Curtis D. Wilbur in the late 1920s.

Here’s how the US pulled off a daring mission to take out the mastermind of the attack on Pearl Harbor

The US advance into Japanese-held territory in the Pacific started slowly, but by 1943, US forces were in position for vengeance.

Unforgettable photos from the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, 77 years ago today

On December 7, 1941, the US fleet at Pearl Harbor were unaware that Japanese bombers were headed toward America's most important Pacific base.

10 photos that show former President George H.W. Bush’s lifelong dedication to the US military

George H.W. Bush joined the military at 18, and the World War II hero's dedication to the US military would last until his dying day.
Sailors aboard to the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) prepare the ship for port during sea and anchor maneuvers.

The US just sent a guided-missile destroyer to challenge Russia at sea as tensions simmer

The US Navy sent a warship to challenge Russia's maritime claims in the Sea of Japan at a time of rising tensions between Washington and Moscow.
USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), and the guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) operate in formation during exercise Saxon Warrior 2017 in the Atlantic Ocean August 8, 2017.

Watch how the crew of the USS George H.W. Bush honored the late president, who was a World War II Navy pilot

After his death, the crew of the USS George H.W. Bush honored the ship's namesake and 41st president.
Capt. Kevin McLaughlin, the commander of Strike Fighter Wing Atlantic, and Cmdr. Patrice Fernandes, the executive officer of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 103, prepare to fly an F/A-18F Super Hornet to the staging location in advance of their upcoming flyover honoring fellow aviator and late President, George H.W. Bush.

A Navy fighter inscribed with George H.W. Bush’s name will lead an unprecedented 21-plane flyover for the president’s funeral

21 US Navy fighter jets will fly over Texas in the largest missing-man formation ever on Thursday to pay tribute to the late president.
Fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman alongside amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima during a replenishment-at-sea in the Norwegian Sea, October 27, 2018.

‘We can do better’: The Navy’s newest fleet commander says US ships and sailors got ‘beat up’ during NATO’s bigges...

NATO recently had its biggest exercise since the Cold War, and it needs more like that going forward, the Navy's newest fleet commander says.
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) transits the Pacific Ocean.

The US Navy is sending an aircraft carrier to the Persian Gulf in a message to a belligerent Iran

The USS John C. Stennis is sailing toward the Persian Gulf, ready to send a clear message to Iran as tensions between Washington and Tehran rise.
US Navy Lieutenant Junior Grade George Bush is rescued off the island of Chichi Jima, September 2, 1944.

Watch George H.W. Bush being rescued by the US Navy after his plane was shot down by Japanese forces in WWII

During a bombing attack against a Japanese island, George H.W. Bush's aircraft was hit with anti-aircraft fire.
The USNS Comfort shown underway on its deployment to Central and South America. The ship is expected to see nearly one thousand patients per day, providing much-needed care in the region.

10 photos show what it’s like aboard a US Navy floating hospital that is providing medical care to thousands of South Americans

The hospital ship's doctors are performing about 20 surgeries a day as part of the huge goodwill mission.