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Women weren’t allowed on naval vessels at the time, so disguising herself as a man was necessary in order to join the expedition.
It was founded in the early 1960s in part by former Canadian naval officer Jean Vanier, who wanted to create an alternative to the grim institutions that were once the only choice.
The agreement with DP World, which is majority-owned by the Dubai government in the UAE, was signed the same year that the UAE’s plans to build a naval base in Berbera were revealed.
The announcement came only a few weeks before the presidential elections, and the timing ofthis massive new military campaign, which includes ground, naval, and air forces as well as the border patrol and police, hardly seems coincidental.
Jackson, a naval officer, has been a White House physician since George W. Bush’s presidency.
The order also shutters the Russian consulate in Seattle, a move motivated by the institution’s proximity to a U.S. naval base.
How could 309 men and their ship, a naval vessel bigger than a football field, just vanish?
At night, those still at home, covered the windows and turned off outside lights to prevent a light signature for enemy aircraft and naval vessels.
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Origin and Etymology of naval
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of naval for English Language Learners
: of or relating to a country's navy
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