Fulfilling Our Nation’s Promise, USS Oklahoma Sailor Accounted For From World War II

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that Navy Fireman 3rd Class Clarence A. Blaylock, 20, of Fort Worth, Texas, killed during World War II, was accounted for on July 29, 2019. On Dec. 7, 1941, Blaylock was assigned to the battleship USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft. The USS Oklahoma sustained multiple torpedo hits, which caused it to quickly capsize. The attack […]

Sen. Cruz Applauds Trump Administration Plan to Expand The Naval Fleet

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) issued the following statement on the Trump administration’s announcement of a plan to increase the Navy’s fleet of battle-ready ships to 355 ships in 10 years and to over 400 ships by 2045, in addition to unmanned vessels. Following the announcement, Sen. Cruz said: “I have long called for increasing our number of battle-ready vessels and making sure our men and women in the Navy will be standing on the decks of […]

Honor Our Veterans this Veteran’s

On November 11th of each year, Americans have honored those men and women who have served in the U.S. Armed Services since the armistice which ended World War I was declared on November 11, 1918. Veterans are women and men from our communities who committed themselves carte blanche to the USA in the Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, or Coast Guard and put their life on the line for our freedom. As we honor their […]