First Black Navy SEAL, William Goines, Dies at 88

William Goines, America’s first Black Navy SEAL, passed away on June 10, 2024, at the age of 88 in Norfolk, Virginia. Goines made history in 1962 when he became the first African American to serve as a Navy SEAL. His distinguished career included three tours in Vietnam and five years with the Chuting Stars, a… Continue reading First Black Navy SEAL, William Goines, Dies at 88

End Of Watch 2024-05-12 08:05:08 – Master-at-Arms Lyndon Joel Cosgriff-Flax, United States Navy Security Forces, U.S. Government

Lyndon Joel Cosgriff-Flax Master-at-Arms 3rd Class LJ Cosgriff-Flax died when he fell overboard while conducting training at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown in Yorktown, Virginia. He was conducting familiarization training on the York River with his harbor security boat team when he fell overboard at about 8:05 pm. MA3 Cosgriff-Flax suffered fatal injuries during the incident.… Continue reading End Of Watch 2024-05-12 08:05:08 – Master-at-Arms Lyndon Joel Cosgriff-Flax, United States Navy Security Forces, U.S. Government

Navy Fire Controlman 3rd Class William Gusie’s Remains Returning Home After Nearly 83 Years

Navy Fire Controlman 3rd Class William Gusie's Remains Returning Home After Nearly 83 Years

PEARL HARBOR, HAWAII (trfnews.i234.me) – After nearly 83 years since he died in the attack on Pearl Harbor, Navy Fire Controlman 3rd Class William Gusie’s remains will finally return to his home state of Minnesota. Gusie, a graduate of White Bear Lake High School in 1939, served aboard the battleship USS Oklahoma during the devastating… Continue reading Navy Fire Controlman 3rd Class William Gusie’s Remains Returning Home After Nearly 83 Years