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WINTER 2018

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Industry," said Clair S. Sassin, NHF executive director. "With initiatives such as these, we are able to reach a broader audience and grow the appreciation Americans have of the maritime domain." Also available on the site are STEM (science, technology, engi- neering and math) and STEM-H (history) lesson plans developed by museum educators across the country. For this program, NHF partnered with the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) 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 current state Common Core and next-genera- tion 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 — the most poignant of which were two individuals who experienced the attack from different 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.usnavymuseums.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. usnavymuseums.org further cements NHF's commitment to provide outreach opportunities to the American 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 activities; and www.ijnhonline. org, the portal of the International Journal of Naval History, which targets a global academic audience, providing a publishing venue for peer-reviewed articles and book reviews. e creation of www.usnavy- museums.org was made possible by a grant from the Tawani Foun- dation; the STEM-H program is funded through a federal grant. Dr. Dave Winkler is director of programs at the Naval Historical Foundation. He may be reached at dwinkler@navyhistory.org or 202-678-4333, ext. 2. NAVAL HISTORY 35 Association of the United States Navy If you live in the greater Washington, D.C., 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. 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 The Naval History and Heritage Command's website offers a wealth of information on historical collec- tions, services, publications and activities.

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