This year’s theme, “Protecting Our People Protects Our Mission,” continues to reinforce the idea that our people are our most important strategic resource and that operational success depends the education of children with ONR supporting our personnel, protecting our shipmates, and safeguarding team cohesion. Naval Armed Guard crew on board SS Mongolia engages and damages a German U-boat, the first engagement against the enemy after declaration of war on April 6. 1920 – The first German submarine brought to the United States after World War I arrives at New York. During World War I, U 111 sank three Allied merchant vessels that included the British steamer Boscastle on April 7, 1918.

The submarine surrendered later that year. German submarine U-879 southeast of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Volos, Greece, following a catastrophic earthquake. 1960 – The Grumman A2F-1 Intruder makes its first flight. The Intruder receives the designation of A-6A in 1962, and upon entering service in 1963, becomes the U. You can visit our cookie privacy page for more information.