A Selection of Official Messages Celebrating the U.S. Navy’s 240th Birthday

October 13, 2015 1:50 PM - Updated: October 13, 2015 4:07 PM


The following are messages from President Barack Obama, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson, Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Mike Stevens, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and several tweets on the occasion of the U.S. Navy’s 240th birthday.

CNO Adm. John Richardson and MCPON Mike Stevens

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus

President Barack Obama


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Sam LaGrone is the editor of USNI News. He has covered legislation, acquisition and operations for the Sea Services since 2009 and spent time underway with the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and the Canadian Navy.
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