Despite a hurricane and heat, Naval Base at Kings Bay celebrates birthday

Historic photo from US Library of Congress shows Officers' quarters on a ship of the day. (Photo: Detroit Publishing Company; between 1890-1901)
Historic photo from US Library of Congress shows Officers’ quarters on a ship of the day. (Photo: Detroit Publishing Company; between 1890-1901)

Did you know that October 13 is the 243rd birthday of the US Navy? I didn’t. I learned about it after Rebecca agreed to perform music for one night of the celebrations at the Naval Submarine Base in Kings Bay, Georgia. As the October 11 date approached, south Georgia dealt with Hurricane Michael and for this time of year, intense heat. Despite those obstacles and others commonly associated with big events at a military facility, the Navy’s birthday kicked off smoothly.  Continue reading “Despite a hurricane and heat, Naval Base at Kings Bay celebrates birthday”