AUSN

WINTER 2017

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33 Association of the United States Navy and grow the appreciation Americans have of the maritime domain," she continued. Also available on the site are STEM and STEM-H (history) lesson plans developed by museum educators across the country. For this program, NHF partnered with the U.S. Naval Academy and the USS Hornet Museum to provide training for museum educators at the USNA STEM Center. ese STEM lesson plans relate to naval history and reference the most cur- rent state common core and next generation science standards for a large number of states. e site will continue to expand with new sections devoted to specific events. To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Japa- nese attack on Pearl Harbor, NHF posted exclusive interviews — most poignant were two individuals who experienced the attack from differ- ent perspectives. Retired Chief of Supply Corps RADM Ted Walker witnessed the attack as a young lad perched on his home's roof. John Campbell, 90, was a Marine aviator who shared his experience as a 21-year old enlisted aircrewman dodging Japanese strafing runs at Ewa Field. Both interviews may be found at http://www.usnavymu- seums.org/pearl-harbor-in-their- own-words/ . Future web pages will bring you the latest naval history news, digital art, artifact spotlights, event calendars and special event reports, highlights of planned World War II ship explorations across the Pacific Ocean with Dr. Robert Ballard, World War I and World War II commemorative events and more. e inauguration of www.us- navymuseums.org further cements NHF's commitment to provide out- reach opportunities to the Ameri- can public on behalf of the National Museum of the United States Navy and NHHC. e site joins www. navyhistory.org , which serves the public with a directory of services, publications and updates on activ- ities; and www.ijnhonline.org , the portal of the International Journal of Naval History, which targets a glob- al academic audience, providing a publishing venue for peer-review articles and book reviews. e creation of www.usnavy- museums.org was made possible by a grant from the Tawani Founda- tion; the STEM-H program is fund- ed through a Federal grant. n Dr. Dave Winkler is director of programs at the Naval Historical Foundation and is a retired Navy Reserve Commander. If you live in the greater Washington, DC, area and have a passion for naval history or want to learn about it, the National Museum of the United States Navy (NMUSN) needs you to volunteer as a docent. This is an exciting opportunity to learn about Navy history, the different exhibits and the many artifacts throughout the museum, and share this knowledge with children and adults from all over the world. Docents will go through a newly-de- veloped training program. Active duty Sailors are wel- come and will earn volunteer service hours. Questions or to sign up, contact Thomas Frezza, NMUSN's Director of Education, at (202) 433-4995 or thomas.frezza@navy.mil. HELP WANTED: Docents Publicly viewable, these treatment tanks hold the Monitor's largest artifacts. The Batten Conservation Complex is home to the world's largest marine archaeological metals conservation project. WEBCAM LINK: http://www.monitorcenter.org/ conservation-webcams/

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